The Benefit of Flat Fees for Divorce

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 ...

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Custody Law Changes in Georgia you must be aware of

GEORGIA EQUITABLE CAREGIVER STATUTE IS NOW IN FULL EFFECT 

Custody Law Changes in Georgia that could affect your Case!

On July 1, 2019, a sweeping overhaul to Article 1 Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated went into effect regarding the parent and child relationship generally.  O.C.G.A. 19-7-3.1, also known as the “Equitable Caregiver Statute”, was added to the code section giving the Atlanta ...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation in Georgia 

If you are preparing for a Divorce or Separation and you have children with your soon to be ex-spouse, you may have questions about Child Custody and Visitation as it relates to Georgia Law. We have gathered these common questions regarding Child Custody and Visitation as well as their answers below.
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Georgia Child Custody Law Answers

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 ...
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How to Navigate the Divorce Process

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 ...

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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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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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How To Enforce Child Support in Georgia

Sharing the latest updates about Georgia Family Law and how to enforce Child Support 

Enforce Child Support for your children’s sake. Is your former spouse failing to pay you the awarded child support – letting you struggle to make ends meet?When faced with this problem, many custodial parents feel powerless. Fortunately, there are several ways to enforce child support in the state of Georgia if the non-custodial parent fails to meet payments, assuming those payments are ...

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What can I do if my Ex is leaving the state with the children?

My Ex is leaving the state with the children

Can she/he use the uniform child custody jurisdiction act?

Georgia Divorce - Child Custody Law leaving the state with my children We can’t begin to tell you how many times we hear this sentence: “My Ex is leaving the state with the children.” Most parenting ...

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