Alimony in Georgia – What is the Law?

Committing Adultery can mean that You’ll give up Alimony

Committing adultery (or cheating) can be devastating to a marriage – and doing so often leads to divorce. If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s adultery, you might be wondering whether it will affect any aspect of the divorce proceedings, including the issue of alimony. Read this overview of alimony in Georgia. ...

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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.

Are we practicing Law or selling  used cars?

As the Practicing Law Profession becomes more saturated with new lawyers and our homes become more fractured with emotional upheaval, I have begun to ...

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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?  Essentially it is the period in a litigated ...

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ABANDONMENT OF YOUR CHILDREN IS A CRIME IN GEORGIA

image1 (1)If you leave your spouse with children you are potentially committing a crime in Georgia. In fact, if you leave your spouse while pregnant in Georgia you are potentially committing a crime in Georgia. In Georgia the law provides for abandonment statutes that simply state that if you willfully or voluntarily abandon your child ...

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ALIMONY IN GEORGIA

I was in court a few days ago trying to resolve a case in which my client is in Afghanistan and could not come to court yet he was desperate to finalize his divorce, realizing that we needed to get the matter resolved and would not without the agreement of the wife I offered her alimony.  What was unusual about this is that the marriage was a very short term marriage and if he was not going ...

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