Having children brings a significant level of complexity to divorce proceedings. If you are a mother facing divorce, you likely have many questions about how the divorce will affect your relationship and your future with your children. These issues, understandably, can carry significant emotional as well as logistical weight. At The Siemon Law Firm, we make space for the sometimes heated nature of these negotiations, while helping you make the best possible long-term decisions for your and your children's' futures.
Divorce Lawyer For Moms In Alpharetta, Atlanta And Cumming, Georgia
Our divorce lawyers have years of experience guiding women through the divorce process in courtrooms throughout northern Georgia. We know that your future security and the security of your children are at stake in your divorce. We will work very hard to make sure that we have done everything possible to help you reach the best possible outcome under Georgia law.
If you're a mom considering or going through a divorce in Georgia, you need an attorney who will stand up for your rights and the best interests of your children. Count on The Siemon Law Firm. Call 770-884-7067 today and schedule a consultation with one of our experienced and compassionate family law attorneys. We're conveniently located, with offices in Alpharetta, Atlanta and Cumming, GA.
Concrete Elements Of Divorce That Can Affect Your Children
As your divorce proceeds, you and your attorney will negotiate many issues that will affect you and your children alike:
- The marital residence/division of property: Will you keep the house after the divorce, or will your husband? If selling the house is the better option, where will you live and how will that affect your children? At The Siemon Law Firm, we can shepherd you through the complexities of equitable distribution (not the same as "equal" distribution) fighting for a property agreement that supports the best interests of you and your children.
- Custody: Laws in Georgia are gender-neutral as they concern child custody. However, there are factors such as infidelity or drug use that, if proven, could tip the favor in the direction of one of the parents. The court will take into consideration the best interests of the child, whether that arrangement ends up taking the form of sole custody, 50-50 joint custody or somewhere in between.
- Child support: In Georgia, child support is determined according to a formula that takes into consideration both parents' incomes, the number of children and the number of overnight visits each parent has during the year. The noncustodial parent pays child custody to the custodial parent.
- Parenting plans: As a part of a divorce, you and your former spouse will formulate a parenting plan that will outline the specifics of how you plan to co-parent your children. These plans can include everything from time sharing agreements to concerns related to legal custody, including decisions about education and religious upbringing.
Contact Our Cumming, Georgia, Divorce Attorneys Today
If a divorce is in your future, our lawyers are here to help and advise you. Please contact us today and arrange a personal, discreet consultation.