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Is My Spouse Hiding Assets?

By Buckhead Family Law |

When going through a divorce, it can be difficult to get a correct accounting of the martial estate. Additionally, spouses often hide assets, making the process more difficult. You have the right to a full and fair accounting of your marital estate, and a dedicated divorce attorney can help you through this process. Property… Read More »

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3 Tips for Moving Your Life Forward After Divorce

By Buckhead Family Law |

Rebuilding your life after a divorce might seem impossible as you are adjusting to your new lifestyle, but it is in fact doable. Feeling normal again after a divorce will not be instant, but there are several ways to start moving forward and reinventing your life, as well as your children’s lives. If you… Read More »

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Child Custody, Family Violence, And Divorce

By Buckhead Family Law |

In the past decade and a half, the Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) estimates that over 2,000 Georgians have lost their lives due to domestic violence. Some of those fatalities occurred under the threat of or during a divorce. Unfortunately, the threat of losing one’s spouse sets off many abusers, and too many… Read More »

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The Equitable Caregivers’ Act

By Buckhead Family Law |

On July 1, 2019, a law went into effect in Georgia that grants the status of “equitable caregiver” to groups of non-biologically related adults who might previously have had no parental rights even if they play a fundamental role in a child’s life. This is being touted as a huge win for grandparents and… Read More »

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Guardians Ad Litem In Child Custody Actions

By Buckhead Family Law |

When you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse are going through a divorce, perhaps the most important and difficult issue that must be worked out is child custody. It is the public policy of the state of Georgia that the best interests of the child must drive any kind of custody determination, and if you and… Read More »

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Suing For Grandparents’ Visitation

By Buckhead Family Law |

The old saying is that it takes a village to raise a child, and very often, aunts, uncles, and grandparents will help parents to do just that.   Georgia law recognizes that it is extremely important for children to not only have a relationship with both parents, but for the children to also maintain a… Read More »

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Deviations In Georgia Child Support Determinations

By Buckhead Family Law |

In most Georgia divorce cases, the method for calculating child support will be the Georgia Child Support Guidelines, which can at least give a couple (or a court) a beginning point to use in reaching a fair sum. However, since 2007, state law has allowed for what are called “deviations” – factors that a… Read More »

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Child Custody & Support Modifications in Georgia Divorce

By Buckhead Family Law |

It can feel intimidating to try to negotiate a change to your divorce decree after it has been decided. However, life never stays the same; modifications become necessary over time simply because things change for all involved. If you have experienced some life changes that necessitate seeking modification to your divorce decree, it can… Read More »

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Can Cohabitation Cost Me In Georgia?

By Buckhead Family Law |

It is not an uncommon event for someone’s alimony payments to end upon their remarriage. However, many do not know that even cohabitating (living together with another person) can alter alimony, depending on the facts of the situation. This can sometimes lead to some unpleasant surprises, so it is a good idea to consult… Read More »

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Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements In Georgia

By Buckhead Family Law |

It may seem unromantic, but more and more couples are entering into prenuptial agreements nowadays, or even postnuptial agreements if they think it necessary and in an effort to prevent or minimize divorce proceedings in the event of the dissolution of the marriage. A prenuptial agreement can provide some much-needed peace of mind, especially… Read More »

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