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Division of Assets in Georgia

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 by | Blogs.

When a couple goes through a divorce, there are several legal matters they must take care of. An important part of divorce proceedings in deciding how a couple’s assets are to be split between the two of them. Sometimes, couples are able to come to an agreement on their own outside of court. Other times,… Read more »

Drug Possession Charges in Georgia

Posted on Mar 11, 2019 by | Blogs.

  The state of Georgia takes possession of illegal drugs very seriously. An individual who is found in possession of illegal drugs may face severe consequences that have the power to change their lives forever. Penalties surrounding drug charges may depend on the type of the drug and the amount that was in possession at… Read more »

Child Custody in Georgia

Posted on Mar 4, 2019 by | Blogs.

The end of a marriage greatly impacts an entire family. While going through a divorce, a family experiences a number of legal matters. One of the most important things to take care of during this time is child custody. Deciding so changes the life and future of any children involved. While some parents are able… Read more »

DUI in Georgia

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 by | Blogs.

Getting charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious charge that the state of Georgia is taking action against. Georgia police officers go through specific training for DUI arrests. Officers scientifically gauge a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) through what is known as a Breathalyzer or an Alcotest. This allows officers to determine… Read more »

What crimes consider a juvenile as an adult?

Posted on Feb 18, 2019 by | Blogs.

When juveniles commit certain acts of nature, they can be charged as an adult. This can be used to show the severity of their crime and that they need to face penalties that are just as severe. Crimes that can constitute them as an adult can be murder, rape, voluntary manslaughter, armed robbery, aggravated sexual… Read more »

Who decides on the division of assets?

Posted on Feb 11, 2019 by | Blogs.

During divorce proceedings, couples have to make many decisions regarding their situation. They can make these decisions in court where a judge is in charge. Otherwise, they can make these decisions between one another in mediation sessions. With each process, a different individual is in charge of resolving their division of assets. This will decide… Read more »

Can my former spouse relocate with my child?

Posted on Feb 4, 2019 by | Blogs.

Child relocation matters can be a troubling topic. Parents do not want their children to be separated from them. For them, not seeing their child everyday is already troubling. Since child custody arrangements may not give them all the time they want with their child, the relocation of their child can lead to less time… Read more »

How is alimony structured?

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 by | Blogs.

The state of Georgia recognizes that some spouses may need financial support after a divorce. The court may consider multiple options to provide this dependent spouse with the compensation they need. There may be a few reasons that can qualify for this type of payment structure. If this dependent party postponed their goals to see… Read more »

Who makes decisions during mediation?

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by | Blogs.

Mediation is a process that couples can go through to get a final decision for their divorce. During this process, they will need to decide on important issues. Although they will be joined by a mediator, the spouses are the ones who make decisions in mediation sessions. Through mediation, they can solve their issues without… Read more »

How are physical and legal custody different?

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by | Blogs.

The divorce process can be a difficult process for spouses to go through. This can lead to many hours of deliberation over certain issues. Some of these issues include the division of assets, child support, alimony and child custody arrangements. Child custody arrangements are a major decision that needs to be made to preserve the… Read more »

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