Child Custody

How Georgia Courts Maintain the Best Interests of the Child

When it comes to matters of child custody and visitation rights in Georgia, the paramount concern of the courts is the best interests of the child. At Vayman & Teitelbaum, P.C., we understand the challenges that come alongside divorce and family law matters, and that’s why we’re here to guide you through the legal process. […]

Child Custody in Georgia: Physical vs. Legal Custody

Navigating the tumultuous waters of divorce can be overwhelming, especially when children are involved. At the heart of many divorce proceedings in Georgia lies the question of child custody. For parents embarking on this journey, it’s crucial to understand the distinction between physical and legal custody. At Vayman & Teitelbaum, our divorce and family lawyers […]

What to Know About Child Custody When Facing a Divorce in Georgia

If you’re facing a child custody case alongside a divorce with a Georgia divorce attorney, there are a few important things you should know. Deciding on the appropriate child custody arrangement can be difficult, sometimes even confusing, and nearly always comes during a time of high emotional turmoil.

If you have a solid Atlanta divorce attorney […]

The Impact of Divorce on Children: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

Divorce can have substantial effects on everyone in a family. Parents need to find new ways to communicate and relate and must choose new methods to parent their children. The effects of divorce on children can vary as some children greatly struggle with the transition while others react in more understanding and natural ways.

The good […]

Modifying Your Parenting Plan for the Holiday Season

Creating your parenting plan is one of the most challenging parts of the divorce process. The parenting plan is the document that details how child custody will work. These plans provide instructions and details on where the children will be and when. That includes which parent the children will be with for the holidays.

What happens […]

Advice on Juggling Custody Rights and Your Career

Whether you are the primary breadwinner in your family or part of a dual-income household, you are likely concerned that your career might result in diminished time with your children after a divorce or that divorce might negatively impact your career. Many times, parents face challenges in arguing they should be awarded more parenting time […]

Tips on Placing Children First During Divorce

Divorce is not easy for children. When parents place their own needs before their children’s, the repercussions of divorce can be even more damaging. In divorces in which parents focus on the children and how decisions will affect them, children often fare much better. 

Some parents even have the foresight to accept that they simply do […]

Advice for Weathering Combative Divorces Involving Children

It is common for child custody cases to become heated because it is often the case that both parents have unique and opposing ideas about how their children should be raised. For many parents, it can be difficult to arrive at mutually agreeable terms about how the child should be raised. 

While there are many things […]

How Alcohol Abuse Can Impact Georgia Parenting Plans

Whenever possible, Georgia law encourages children to have continued contact with both parents after a divorce. This assumes that continuing this contact is in the child’s best interest. If a parent is one of the 13.8 million adults in this country affected by alcoholism, however, a critical issue during the divorce will become whether it […]

Four Guidelines to Follow When Selecting a Guardian for Minors

One of the most challenging aspects of planning for the future if you are a parent is deciding who to name as a guardian for your minor children. Some parents decide that the best option is to select a guardian and then review this designation yearly to make sure it is still appropriate. Deciding who […]

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