Child Custody Law – Who Gets the Children?

Child Custody Law in Georgia

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 in the father or mother. There shall be no presumption ...

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WHAT IS A TEMPORARY PROTECTIVE ORDER

A Temporary Protective Order (TPO) is a legal document issued by a court to help victims obtain protection from persons abusing, harassing, or stalking them. A TPO will generally prohibit contact between parties and may remove or restrict someone from a certain place or residence. Once there has been a recent act of family violence the Superior Court of your county can direct you to the agency or office that will help you complete a ...

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