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Annulment in Georgia – Frequently Asked Questions

Annulment of a marriage in the state of Georgia are generally rare and the court is generally maintains a hesitant attitude in processing an annulment of marriage in lieu of an uncontested divorce or...

Child Support in Georgia

The Georgia Child Support Commission issues the guidelines regarding child support. The guidelines at codified in O.C.G.A. § 19-6-53. The State of Georgia resolves the issue of child support by using an...

How Will My Divorce Be Affected By My Spouse’s Bankruptcy?

How Will My Spouse’s Bankruptcy Affect My Divorce? If your spouse files for bankruptcy in the middle of your divorce case, then your divorce case is usually “stayed” or temporarily stopped by the...

Child Custody Basics in Georgia

In Georgia divorce and family law cases, there are two types of custody: legal custody and physical custody. In almost all cases both of the custody types are shared between the parents.  However, some child...

Is Separation Right For You?

We frequently talk to clients about whether they should file for a legal separation (separate maintenance) or a divorce.  The answer usually is in both the emotions and facts of the case. For example,...

What is a Standing Order in a Divorce Case?

When the process of a divorce is started, the court will generally issue certain orders that are to be obeyed while the divorce is happening, they are known as automatic domestic standing orders.  In Georgia,...
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