How Should I Respond to a Child Support petition?

The dissolution of your marriage was hard but necessary. You must now focus on rebuilding your life and on being a parent to the child you had with your ex. Monthly child support payments were part of the final settlement. Even if you have made such payments, you may still receive a child support petition.  […]

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My custody plan isn’t working: what do I do next?

Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult things you will do. You may have an especially hard time of it if there are children involved. Coming to a child custody agreement requires patience, flexibility, and a good faith effort on both sides. However, not all such agreements can go on indefinitely. You […]

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5 Tips for Holiday Child Custody Success

For divorced parents who share child custody, figuring out a realistic and fair child-custody holiday schedule is probably the most important step in ensuring that the kids have opportunities to celebrate the holidays with each of their parents and those parent’s family members.  Before embarking on this potentially emotional journey, each parent should be willing […]

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How is pet custody decided?

For many couples, pets are part of the family. When a couple separates or divorces, then there may be a disagreement about who gets custody of the pet. These disagreements can be stressful and the law does not necessarily set forth clear standards about how to address issues related to pets. For legal advice and […]

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Grandparents and Parental divorce

There are always many questions concerning custody and visitation rights that grandparents have over their grandchildren. Most states recognize the importance of the involvement of grandparents in the raising up of grandchildren. When parents go their separate ways, it always becomes difficult for grandparents to meet and interact with their grandchildren. It often takes an […]

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Child Support and Coronavirus: Things to be Aware of

The current pandemic has had a significant financial toll on most people. Businesses have closed down, several people have been sent home on unpaid leave, and the few lucky ones get to receive just a small percentage of their regular salary. Any pandemic and, in particular, the current coronavirus is an inhibiting factor for anyone […]

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Stay-at-Home Orders and Child Custody

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have issued stay-at-home orders. As a result of these orders, parents who are separated may face the question of whether a custody exchange should go forward. Additional issues may also arise related to social distancing, travel, exposure to infected persons, and disagreement about the precautions that should […]

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What are Atlanta’s Alimony Laws? What Do They Entail?

A divorce can not only disrupt the structure of your family. It can also severely and negatively impact your finances. To protect you from destitution, your state may allow you to file for and receive alimony during and after the divorce. You can find out more about your options by retaining one of the competent […]

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What to Do If Your Spouse Won’t Pay Child Support in Georgia?

Child support is the money you rely on to help take care of your child, so it’s only natural to experience stress, frustration and concern when your ex-spouse isn’t paying it. If your spouse is not meeting their child support obligations in Georgia, you have some options to collect it. Speak to the Georgia Division […]

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