What is Discovery? Divorce & Family Law Answers

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?  

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The Cost of Litigation and the Process of Divorce

What are the costs associated with divorce?

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What many people never consider before they enter into divorce or post divorce litigation are the costs, both financial and emotional. This is because they fail to understand neither what they wish to achieve nor how expensive it can be to reach these goals. Sadly, many attorneys do not guide a potential client through these considerations but simply discuss how much ...

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How to Break the News Of Divorce to the Kids

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, ...

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How To Handle Holidays After Divorce With Children

Holiday’s After a Divorce 

The first holiday in and around Atlanta after a divorce when children are involved can be the most emotional and difficult time in your life. Holidays are already highly emotional events for many people. During the course of the divorce, it sometimes feels like a nightmare. Stay focused, stay positive and know that it will get better in time.

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Alimony in Georgia, who is entitled?

Alimony in Georgia how does it work?

Adultery is one of the leading causes of divorce in any state, but what does Georgia Law say about this matter?  If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s indiscretion, you might be wondering whether it will affect any aspect of the divorce proceedings, including the issue of alimony.

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Spousal Support- Are You Entitled to Alimony in Marietta Georgia?

Spousal Support

The short answer to that question is that it is up to the Superior Court. Under certain circumstances, it can be decided that alimony or spousal support is necessary because they take into consideration the contribution of each spouse.

Who cared for the kids? Who supported the other’s career? Who made most of the income?

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Custody Law Answers

Your Answers to Common Questions about Custody Law & Visitation in GA

At the Law Offices of Sean R Whitworth, we often get questions concerning child custody and visitation. Seek legal counsel in your state. The answers listed here are specific to Georgia  Family & Divorce Law. Our offices are located in Marietta Ga and we handle all aspects of Family Law at Flat agreed upon Fees.  

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Child Custody Law – Who Gets the Children?

Georgia Family Law – Who gets the children after the Divorce? 

In Georgia, child custody law statute is actually gender neutral, in fact, it is not uncommon for fathers to get custody in Georgia.  Georgia code 19-9-3(a) (1) clearly states that in all cases in which the custody of any child is at issue between the parents, there shall be no prima-facie right to the custody of the child ...

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Practicing Law is a Privilege

Are We Practicing Law Or Selling Used Cars?

Practicing Law is a privilege that requires setting proper expectations with each and every client.

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