What kinds of rights do unwed parents have?

If you’re an unmarried parent in Georgia, getting visitation or custody rights can be challenging, particularly if you’re an unwed father. Many fathers are surprised to learn that establishing paternity doesn’t automatically grant them visitation rights. Here’s what you need to know about establishing your rights so that you can fight for child custody or […]

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Visitation transportation arrangements in a custody agreement

When parents in Georgia file for a divorce, one of the most critical parts of the process is the creation of the custody order. This order could entail everything from educational and religious decisions to how the child is transported from one parent to the other. Unfortunately, visitation transportation is often not given the proper […]

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What factors are used to make child custody decisions?

Georgia parents must make many decisions for their children. From smaller decisions like what foods to eat and what TV shows to watch, to larger decisions like what schools to attend, what religion to be raised in and what medical treatment to receive, there are many topics that parents must weigh in on and decide. […]

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How work obligations may impact a child custody case

When a Georgia couple gets a divorce, child custody is one of the most difficult issues they must face. Managing the custody arrangement can be complicated. What can make this more difficult is ensuring that the children get enough attention from busy parents. Parents who are focused on a career should take certain steps when […]

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Protecting children during divorce

Many Georgia couples decide to end their marriages each year. When they have younger children, they should remember that it is difficult for the children and should take steps to make the process easier on them. By understanding some of the common issues that children have when their parents get divorced, couples can help them […]

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How to approach a divorce with children

No one anticipates a divorce, especially when they start to expand their family. You expect a long future where you and your spouse raise your children and see them off to college and through their wedding day. Unfortunately, divorce happens in many families, especially in Georgia. It not only affects the spouses, but it puts […]

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What is a co-parenting plan and do you need one in Georgia?

Even an amicable divorce can be emotional and difficult for children. In Georgia, the courts want your children to emerge from your divorce whole and healthy, with a positive relationship with both of their parents. In an effort to encourage this outcome, the state requires you to have a parenting plan with your soon-to-be ex-spouse.  […]

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Parental alienation claims need to be fought against aggressively

Parental alienation is an important concept in divorce and custody law. It is important to be able to protect one parent from the other parent turning the children against them. Without a claim of parental alienation, many parents would lose out on some of their custody rights. However, there are some significant negative aspects of […]

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The Dangers of Football: Now a Custody Problem?

The dangers involved with the sport of football have been well publicized over the past number of years. With increased media attention – even movies being made about the dangers of football – it makes sense that people are more reluctant than ever to play the sport. It also makes sense that the problems surrounding […]

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Basic requirements for a parenting plan in Georgia

The law in Georgia is pretty clear when it comes to most issues related to divorce, separation and co-parenting. However, like most statutes, the rules governing these issues in Georgia can be a bit difficult to understand, especially for people without legal training and experience. In this blog post, we will look at the basic […]

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