You’ve made the decision to file for divorce, and now you are wondering how to break the news of divorce to the kids. Now what? The first thing you must do is to determine, together, the best way and the best time to inform the children about the divorce. Kids are extremely resilient and it’s important to advise the children that their family isn’t falling apart, but the family is being re-organized. In Marietta, ...Continue Reading →
Why You Should Pay Flat Fees for Divorce and Family Law Issues
Legal services and the retaining of an attorney is the only purchase a person makes in which they agree to the service without finalizing the agreed-upon price. Charging Flat Fees for Divorce & Family Law matters should be the norm, not the exception. When an individual purchases a home, electronics, goes to the dentist or purchases an automobile they know how much they ...Continue Reading →
Top Rated Divorce Lawyer in Marietta Georgia!
5 Star Review Avvo!After 15 months, 3 different divorce attorneys, lots of stress and money spent on attorney fees, I was blessed to found Sean Whitworth. He had ...
Georgia Child Custody Factors Considered by a Judge:
- The bonding and emotional ties that exist between each parent and the child
- The length of time the child has lived in the current home and whether that environment is stable and satisfactory
- The mental and physical health of each parent
- Evidence of family violence, child abuse, substance abuse or criminal history of either parent
- The ability of each parent to meet ...
Child Support Information & Answers to Common Questions
Sean Whitworth, Attorney at Law, knows the importance of providing current Child Support Information to potential clients.
In the past, the state of Georgia has calculated support based solely on the income of the non-custodial parent. Support was set within a certain percentage range, depending on the number of children subject to the order.
For example, if a non-custodial parent were ordered to pay ...Continue Reading →
Tips On How To Modify Child Support Orders
In Georgia, the Law is very clear on how to Modify Child Support but modifying an original child support order can still be confusing for many parents that are not familiar with Georgia Family Law.
This is the reason that parents often decide not to bother with modifying child support orders even after their financial circumstances have changed to their disadvantage.
You should always ...Continue Reading →
Ready for Divorce?
First, you decide if you really want to be divorced and that you understand all of the consequences of a divorce. Divorce means that you are severing the legal relationship you have with your spouse and all interaction as a result of this will be determined by a final decree which clearly orders what will be paid, how it will be paid and what and how you will interact with ...Continue Reading →
THE DIVORCE PROCESS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Everything seemed so simple at the start of your relationship; You never expected the divorce process to be such a difficult situation. Even in the best of circumstances, tempers can escalate, and every decision can seem to be more stressful than the last. It is only human to find yourself reacting emotionally at certain parts of the divorce. However, it is ...Continue Reading →
Marietta’s Trusted Divorce Law Firm Often Handles Complex Divorce Cases
What is a complex divorce?
In an ideal divorce case, both parties are able to come to an agreement without discord. Divorce arrangements are made smoothly and include reasonable child custody and child support arrangements, alimony, property division, and more.
No major challenges or disputes present themselves, and the process is efficient, with a quick resolution.
Unfortunately, these types of model ...
DISCOVERY AND THE OBLIGATION OF PARTIES TO SUPPLY REQUESTED DOCUMENTS
Is your Lawyer billing you hourly? Choose your lawyer carefully and read this article to find out more. One of the most frustrating matters in litigation, and especially family litigation, is the use and misuse of what is commonly called discovery. What is discovery as it relates to Divorce and Family Law?
Essentially it is ...Continue Reading →