When is Collaborative Divorce the Right Option for You?

There comes a time when two parties who are divorcing may decide that working together to end their marriage is in their best interests. After all, divorce tends to become an outright war with two parties who once loved each other now fighting tooth and nail. With the number of marriages ending in divorce now […]

Written by on February 17, 2016

Child Custody Laws and Same-Sex Marriages

Marriage equality for same-sex marriage partners in Georgia is set to impact dramatically on child custody rights in the state. According to the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) statistics, Georgia is currently one of only 14 US states to allow second-parent adoptions by unmarried same-sex couples in some counties. However it is the Supreme […]

Written by on January 30, 2016

The Steps of Collaborative Divorce in Georgia

You don’t have to go to court to get a divorce any more. If both parties agree that divorce is the best bet, a collaborative divorce will enable you to reach a negotiated settlement out of court. You will each need an attorney, but ultimately the process is less costly and considerably less stressful. In […]

Written by on January 15, 2016

Unmarried Parents Guide To Child Custody

Custody of children for unmarried couples is quite similar to those of married couples who go through a divorce. The state in which you reside will ultimately determine what matters are handled, and which parent will get the most ‘sympathy’. A child custody attorney is able to guide you more accurately along during the process […]

Written by on October 31, 2015

Parenting On Your Own: Tips for a Single Parent

Raising children alone, without a co-parent can be extremely difficult. You don’t have any one to discuss major decisions with or to share concerns with. Nothing is easy when you’re raising a child alone, even if your child is financially supported by the other parent. Our child custody attorney has worked with many families in […]

Written by on October 15, 2015

How Can You Reduce Child Custody Conflict With Your Ex-Spouse?

Conflict will always be present in life, this is especially the case when you have gone through a divorce and are both continuing to raise a child or children together. When dealing with an ex-spouse it can be difficult to put your differences aside, but when it comes to raising children you don’t have a […]

Written by on September 30, 2015

Joint Custody Schedules That Could Work For Your Family

When setting up your appointment with your child custody attorney or mediator it’s best to think about all of your co-parenting or visitation options ahead of time to ensure minimal conflict and to move the process along faster. Below we have some examples of schedules that are already working great for parents. We hope this […]

Written by on September 15, 2015

How Important are Dads? [Infographic]

A common misconception is that the only “happy families” are 2 parents, still married and living together under one roof. However, each family is unique and it’s completely possible to be divorced and raise happy, well-rounded and healthy children. However, studies show that after a divorce it’s most common for children to see their father less often than their […]

Written by on August 15, 2015