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The Basics of Georgia Child Support

By Buckhead Family Law |

Given that Georgia’s laws surrounding divorce are somewhat different from those in other states, it can be common to assume that child support formulas and enforcement are very different as well. However, the procedures are actually fairly similar to those found in neighboring states, and if you are in a position where you may… Read More »

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Who Gets The House?

By Buckhead Family Law |

Arguably one of the most controversial decisions to be made during a Georgia divorce is the disposition of the marital home, especially if there are no children. While Georgia is not a community property state, many times the house winds up being sold and the proceeds divided, simply because it represents the most equitable… Read More »

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Grandparents’ Rights In Georgia

By Buckhead Family Law |

There are many families in which grandparents may play a role in raising the children. In some cases, especially if one or both parents are out of the picture, grandparents may seek visitation (‘grandparenting time,’ so to speak) with the kids. This is sometimes possible, but sometimes not – either way, certain criteria must… Read More »

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Issues In High Asset Georgia Divorces

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While it may sound classist or otherwise inequitable to the average person, the truth is that divorces involving high value assets are vastly different than those involving few assets. Questions come up in divorces of well off people that poorer couples simply  do not have to contemplate. They are important to be aware of,… Read More »

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The Peculiarities Of Georgia Asset Division

By Buckhead Family Law |

Georgia, like most states in the U.S., follows the equitable distribution system of property division during a divorce. Many people confuse “equitable” with “equal,” however, and are thus confused when they do not receive exactly the same equal share of marital property as their soon-to-be ex-spouse. When dividing marital property in Georgia, the split… Read More »

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Deciding Child Support Amounts In Georgia

By Buckhead Family Law |

Georgia law mandates that all noncustodial parents contribute some amount to the upkeep and maintenance of their minor children as long as they retain parental rights. For some time, the amount was left up in the air or able to be determined by the court with only a perfunctory analysis, but in 2007, changes… Read More »

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