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Child Custody Questions Answered

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In a divorce, assets are split. The house, the car, the dog, the photographs, the joint accounts, the debt, everything is divided between the two parties. Unfortunately, if there are children involved in the case, their time must also be split. Child custody is the parent’s right and responsibility to protectively care for or guard his or her children. The article below details some of the nuances involved in acquiring custody and explains the different types of custody.  This article below details the particulars of custody cases under...

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Commonly Overlooked Assets in a Divorce

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Commonly Overlooked Assets in a Divorce

Once the process of divorce has begun, it can feel like everything else is falling apart. Sometimes you wish you could everything else on hold so you can deal with the divorce. Due to the fact you are possibly trying to resolve many issues at once, it can be easy to overlook some matters in the divorce case. It can be easy to remember some of the larger assets such as automobiles, bank or retirement accounts, real estate property while some of the smaller stuff like collectibles, art, or sentimental memorabilia is left to the side. It is...

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How to Complete the Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Complete the Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit

If you and your spouse are filing for divorce in Cumming Georgia (or any other Georgia Court), a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit (commonly referred to as DRFA) is one of the first legal document that must be completed. It must be submitted to the court and to your spouse (or their counsel) at least fifteen (15) days prior to any preliminary hearing and at least ten (10) days before any mediation session.  See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.2 for additional DRFA requirements which apply to all Cumming, Georgia domestic, divorce and...

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

What is an Uncontested Divorce? An uncontested divorce means that there is no contest. Both parties of the divorce have discussed and agreed to the terms of the divorce including, but not limited to custody and child support (if applicable), and division of real property, division of personal property, spousal support (alimony), and debt allocation. With an uncontested divorce, typically an attorney will be hired to draft the necessary documents to be filed with the court. Once the documents are drafted, both spouses will need to sign the...

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Georgia Child Custody Questions

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Georgia Child Custody Questions

In Georgia, divorce can be a very difficult process, especially if there are children and child custody issues involved.  Apart from having to separate marriage property, the parents also need to figure out who will get custody of the children, what the visitation plan is going to be and decide the amount of spousal support / alimony (if any) and child support. In regards to child custody and child support, here are some questions and answers that should help clear up some common misconceptions about child custody and child support. Is shared...

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How to Prepare for Mediation

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Prepare for Mediation

  Mediation in Cumming Georgia divorce and family law cases is very similar as it is in other Georgia Courts.  So the following information applicable to cases in Cumming Georgia as well as throughout the rest of the state.  Once you have filed all of your initial paperwork, pleadings, or responses, and you have already started or finished the discovery process then your attorney will begin discuss with you the possibility of settling your case through mediation (also called Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR). Addition...

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Discovery in Contested Divorce & Family Law Cases

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Discovery in Contested Divorce & Family Law Cases

In Georgia, discovery is a pre-trial phase in a law suit in which each party can obtain evidence from the opposing party through several method and devices, including interrogatories, request for production, requests for admission and depositions. In divorce and family law cases, parties are required to disclose relevant information so as not to defraud each other (or the court) in arriving at a fair and accurate settlement.  The general provisions for written discovery and depositions can be found under Georgia law at O.C.G.A. Section...

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Tax Issues in Divorce

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Tax Issues in Divorce

The emotional distresses of divorce can be very taxing and it can be very easy to get wrapped in. Apart from the emotional impact, it is also important to understand that a divorce can have a substantial financial impact. It is recommended to seek divorce legal advice from an experienced divorce and family law attorney and professional tax advice from a CPA to find out how to best handle any financial issues that might arise during the division of assets or as a result of paying / receiving alimony or child support. Some of the most prominent...

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When is a Georgia Divorce Final?

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When is a Georgia Divorce Final?

There is no simple answer to this often asked question. In the context of an uncontested divorce, some people think that the divorce is finalized when the parties sign the Divorce Settlement Agreement and related forms. In a contested divorce that settles, some people think that the divorce is finalized when the parties reach a settlement agreement either through their attorneys or in mediation. If there is a trial, some people think the divorce is finalized at the end the end of the trial.  However, it does not matter how complex or simple...

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Parenting Plans in Georgia

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Parenting Plans in Georgia

Are you currently going through a custody battle? If so, then you may be familiar with the Parenting Plan that is required by Georgia Courts. In the cases, where the parents file for custody, parents are required to fill out the parenting plan. Filling out a parenting plan is not so complicated, but it is easy to miss out on major details if you are not careful. This article is written for educational purposes and it will discuss the basics of the parenting plan. Additionally, it will discuss what the parenting plan includes. As always, it is...

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