Calculating Child Support

Under Georgia law, each parent has a duty to financially support his or her children. This post explains the basics on how child support is calculated in Georgia. In Georgia, child support is calculated by using a formula based on each parent’s income. You can estimate child support by entering both parents’ incomes into Georgia’s...
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Adultery’s Affect on Georgia Alimony

Divorce law can be complex and unintuitive, and varies widely from state to state. This is one reason why it’s so important to speak with an attorney before getting divorced. There are likely laws that you’ve never heard of that may apply to your books. One rule in Georgia divorce of which most laypeople are...
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Children’s Election in Custody Cases

When a judge is deciding which parent should have primary custody of a child, there are many factors in play: – each parent’s home environment – each parent’s physical and mental health – each parent’s relationship with the child – each parent’s ability to provide the child with clothing, food, and medical care, – the...
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Children’s Election in Custody Cases

When a judge is deciding which parent should have primary custody of a child, there are many factors in play: – each parent’s home environment – each parent’s physical and mental health – each parent’s relationship with the child – each parent’s ability to provide the child with clothing, food, and medical care, – the...
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The Five Most Important Things to Keep in Mind As You Start the Divorce Process

Going through a divorce is invariably a difficult process. During such an emotionally trying time, it’s hard to stay focused on your goals and what you want your life to look life afterwards. Following these five important guidelines during your divorce can help you save money, work with your attorney effectively, and not lose yourself during this confusing time. Read about...
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Divorce With or Without An Attorney

Every person has the right to represent himself or herself in court. Some people may feel as though they do not need a lawyer or legal training to represent themselves. Others may believe their divorce is so simple or amicable that they don’t need an attorney. Choosing to handle your own divorce may work smoothly,...
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