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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?

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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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Protecting Fathers’ Rights In Georgia

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Married couples who have children in Georgia have no issue establishing their legal parentage, since the law establishes a presumption that a married woman’s husband is her children’s father. If you are unmarried, however, you may have to go through a process to ensure that your child’s father has legal rights and visitation, and… Read More »

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Misunderstandings About Georgia Divorce

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Going through a divorce is never easy, but sometimes it can be even more difficult if you have received the wrong information about how proceedings actually go. Ensuring that you have been able to bust myths about your divorce and asset division can help you keep your expectations appropriate, and if you have questions,… Read More »

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What To Expect At Your Child Custody Hearing

By Buckhead Family Law |

For many parents, child custody determination can be by far the most intimidating part of their divorce.  This can be compounded even more by the fact that child custody hearings can involve a review of evidence and determination of issues that seem extremely broad in scope.  In addition, in some cases, a determination of… Read More »

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What NOT To Put In A Georgia Prenup

By Buckhead Family Law |

Prenuptial agreements are more common than they ever used to be, but this does not automatically make them easy to understand or to execute. Many couples try to create their own prenup, when in reality, there are certain things that one cannot put in an agreement of that type for a variety of reasons…. Read More »

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Looking To Modify Your Georgia Divorce?

By Buckhead Family Law |

Life is never static, and as such, no divorce decree remains unchanged for long. Divorcing couples can reach an agreement about all the particulars that may work at the time, but if someone moves, or remarries, or takes a pay cut, the terms of the divorce can be untenable. Modifying your divorce decree is… Read More »

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What Are The “Best Interests of the Child?”

By Buckhead Family Law |

In child custody and visitation determinations, one may hear the phrase “the best interests of the child” fairly often. This is the standard that Georgia courts must use when making decisions that concern the lives of children, most often during divorce proceedings. It is a good idea for you as a parent to have… Read More »

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