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Preparing Affidavits for Use at a Temporary Custody Hearing in Georgia

By Buckhead Family Law |

When one or both spouses decide to separate and file for divorce, their main concern is often the changes in lifestyle for their children. Where and with whom they will live, when they will see the other parent, and provisions for child support are issues that need to be dealt with sooner rather than… Read More »

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Tips for How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

By Buckhead Family Law |

One of the most heartbreaking conversations we deal with at Buckhead Family Law is the one regarding how to talk to your child about divorce. Unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all guide regarding this type of conversation. The course of this conversation will depend on so many different aspects of your life… Read More »

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Are There Alternatives to Prenuptial Agreements (Prenups) in Georgia?

By Buckhead Family Law |

For anyone who proposed or accepted an engagement ring and is about to get married, saying or hearing, “Hey, let’s create a prenup!” may sound a little frustrating.  A “prenup” refers to a prenuptial agreement, which is designed to protect a future spouse’s property and assets in the event of divorce. For people seeking… Read More »

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Reasons Why Staying Together for The Children May Not Be the Best Idea

By Buckhead Family Law |

The language we use that circles around divorce can be scary – at Buckhead Family Law, we’ve heard it all when we talk about divorce and child custody in Atlanta. One of the most common (and disheartening) phrases we hear is that our clients are considering sucking it up and “staying together for the… Read More »

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Leaving Your Spouse Before Divorce: How to Avoid Desertion of Marriage Accusations in Georgia?

By Buckhead Family Law |

If you are planning to leave your spouse prior to filing for divorce in Georgia, you may be concerned about the potential implications of “desertion of marriage.” In fact, some Georgians choose to remain in the marital home even after initiating divorce out of fear of losing their interest in the property or because… Read More »

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Can You Modify Your Georgia Alimony Agreement During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By Buckhead Family Law |

The coronavirus pandemic has had a drastic economic impact, triggering a surge in unemployment filings in Georgia and all across the nation. Many of those who file a claim for unemployment benefits are divorced individuals who are paying or receiving alimony. Many divorced Georgians are asking the following questions during these times of uncertainty:… Read More »

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5 Things to Know about Getting a Temporary Protective Order in Georgia

By Buckhead Family Law |

As people have been stuck at home during the coronavirus quarantine, instances of domestic abuse have been on the rise. For those suffering from domestic abuse, Georgia courts offer an expedited process to obtain immediate legal protection from your abuser: a family violence temporary protective order (“TPO”). While the process to obtain a TPO… Read More »

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Served with a Temporary Protective Order? Here’s what to do.

By Buckhead Family Law |

Georgia courts have the authority to issue temporary protective orders (“TPOs”) upon the filing of a sworn petition by an alleged family violence victim. After a petition is filed, a judge will examine the petition and, if the allegations sufficiently state a claim for family violence, the judge will issue an “ex parte” TPO—meaning,… Read More »

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What Can I Do If Child Support Isn’t Being Paid?

By Buckhead Family Law |

In these trying times, many parents are facing difficult decisions about how to pay bills and, in some circumstances, which bills to pay. Child support can be a significant financial obligation, but it is one that should not be missed if at all possible. If your former spouse or parent to your child has… Read More »

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What can I do if coronavirus interferes with my wedding plans? Will I lose my deposits with my venue and other contractors?

By Buckhead Family Law |

Coronavirus, or COVID-1, is causing a significant upheaval in our society, forcing people to cancel plans, including weddings, rehearsal dinners and other important events that have been planned for months (or even a year or more) and stay at home under orders from local and state governments. One side effect of these “shelter in… Read More »

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