Practice Areas – Classic 2 Columns

Divorce

In Georgia, you can file for divorce on fault-based grounds, such as adultery or cruel treatment. However, most divorcing couples in Georgia obtain a no-fault divorce, which only requires you to show...
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Child Custody

When parents don’t agree on child custody, a judge decides legal and physical custody, as well as a visitation schedule, on their behalf. Georgia courts determine child custody based on what’s in...
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Child Support

Georgia judges determine child support based primarily on children’s reasonable needs, and the parents’ combined income. Courts use the Child Support Guidelines to come up with a Basic Child Support Obligation (“BCSO”),...
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Paternity

Children born in wedlock are presumed to be the legitimate child of the mother’s husband, and immediately have custodial rights as well as the obligation to financially and emotionally support the child....
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Contempt of Court Order

If you’ve had a divorce, child custody case, or child support case, you have an agreement and/or court order requiring you to follow certain rules, like paying child support, alimony, or following...
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Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement (also called a “premarital agreement”) is a contract that a marrying couple signs that determines how certain financial issues will be decided in the event of divorce. Prenuptial agreements...
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