Divorce

Divorce with an adopted child

If you have an adopted child, who was adopted by both you and your spouse during your marriage, it is virtually the same as having a biological child during a divorce. Nothing changes as far as the child’s rights or your rights as parents. You can address the same...

Seeking spousal support in Georgia

Ending a marriage can be a financial shock to spouses, especially if the spouse has less income or gave up a career to assist their soon-to-be ex or raise children. Spouses in Georgia may seek spousal support, commonly referred to as alimony, during their divorce to...

Making sense of child care costs after divorce

Divorced comes with many challenges. But often, one of the biggest is figuring out how to divide child care costs evenly. Doing so can be difficult, especially with today's high cost of living increases. According to 24/7 Wall Street, it only cost slightly more than...

Things to know about getting a divorce in Georgia

After being married for a while, you have found yourself growing apart from your spouse. Perhaps they mistreated you, or maybe the two of you have fallen out of love and would like to go your separate ways. Whatever the case is, you have made up your mind–you want a...

Grandparents’ rights in custody and visitation

Georgia family courts make child custody decisions based on their determination of the best interests of the child. They presume that a child’s best interests lie in having healthy relationships with both parents. They also recognize that both parents have rights in...

What are common grounds for divorce in Georgia?

Ending a marriage is a difficult decision. You and your spouse may have tried the best that you can over the years, but you no longer wish to continue as a married couple. Divorce today is more commonplace and acceptable than ever. If you’ve been a Georgia resident...