Unreasonable Co-Parents

Co-parenting is extremely important for a child’s welfare and best interest. Unfortunately, so parents can be unreasonable in co-parenting, which can cause significant conflict and stress. If a parent is being unreasonable, then there may be remedies available through a child custody action or modification of an existing order. The family lawyers in Atlanta from […]

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What Happens if DFCS is Called During a Break-Up or Divorce

If allegations of abuse or neglect against children are made during a separation or divorce, DFCS may be contacted to investigate. If an investigation is made, it is important that you know about your rights and options during the process. The family lawyers in Atlanta from Fuller Law Group can help you through this process […]

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Oh no, TPO! What to Do When a TPO is Filed Against You

A Temporary Protective Order, or TPO, is a court order that prohibits a person from having contact with another. This can include restrictions on how close you can come to a person and restrictions on certain forms of communication. A violation of a TPO can have significant consequences, including possible arrest. If you have had […]

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What Are Parenting Plans and Why Are They Important?

When a divorce happens and there is a child involved, the parents have to decide the schedule for taking care of them. There are sometimes when parents can agree on what this will look like and they proceed with an arrangement that works for them. However, in many other cases, family court, along with Atlanta […]

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Rights of Unmarried Co-Parents

The laws regarding child custody for unmarried couples aren’t as clear-cut as laws for married couples. One thing to take into consideration is that not all states legally recognize unmarried couples. Some do, but only if they’re classified as being in a common-law marriage. On top of all that, laws vary by state. That’s why […]

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What is Legitimation?

When a child is born out of wedlock, the father has to prove his paternity by way of a DNA test. This will confirm that he’s indeed the father in the event that child support has to be arranged for the child. Although a DNA test states that a man is the father, legitimation establishes […]

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Can I Modify Child Support?

When child support has been ordered, circumstances may arise to justify a modification of the order. There are certain requirements that must be satisfied in order to modify child support and there may be limitations on the modification. To assist you in modifying a child support order, you should contact the child support lawyers in […]

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How is Child Support Determined in Georgia?

When a couple divorces, many issues must be considered. One of the most important involves child support payments, which will ensure the couple’s children are properly cared for and able to maintain a reasonable standard of living once the divorce is final. But to determine how much child support is to be paid, a number […]

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Dividing a Home in a Divorce

One of the most difficult aspects of filing for a divorce is the division of property, especially the home. In many cases, the court considers all marital property, including a home, as joint property, which should be split 50-50 between the parties. However, the reality of splitting property in half is not easy. There are […]

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Georgia Divorce Requirements

Like all the other states in the country, Georgia has a specific set of requirements for getting a divorce. One of theĀ  following 13 grounds for divorce must exist before a divorce proceeding is filed: The marriage is irretrievably broken Intermarriage by people within the prohibited degrees of kinship Mental incapacity at the time of […]

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