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How does a court in a Georgia divorce, modification or legitimation claim determine what is in the best interests of the child ?

The first thing to note is that the best interests of the child, like almost any issue in a divorce case, can be determined by the divorcing spouses …

Answered by Samuel (Sam) Siemon

What Are The Top Family Law Mistakes In Atlanta, Georgia, Divorce?

There are various ways you can damage your interests during divorce proceedings by committing a common family law error. These top mistakes include …

Answered by Robert L. Tharp

Why should I hire a Georgia attorney after a car accident?

After a car accident in Georgia, an attorney can help you understand the claims process and your rights. A skilled attorney can investigate your …

Answered by C. Jeffrey Kaufman

What should I do if I am injured at work in Georgia?

If you have been injured at work, you should report the injury to your employer as soon as possible and promptly seek medical attention. Once you …

Answered by Marvin L. Price

Starting The Divorce Process – How Do I File For Divorce In Atlanta, Georgia?

Making the decision to part ways with your spouse can be difficult, but the divorce process in Georgia is relatively straightforward. Either spouse …

Answered by Joann Sharp

How Do I Get Custody Of My Child In Atlanta, Georgia?

In most cases, parents who divorce will each get time with their child or children. The parents have the option to come to an agreement on how to …

Answered by David Beaudry

How do I know if I have a personal injury claim in Georgia?

To have a personal injury claim in Georgia, your injury must have been caused by someone who did something wrong. You only have two years to file a …

Answered by C. Jeffrey Kaufman

What Damages Can I Recover After A Wrongful Death In Georgia?

Under Georgia law, in pursuing a wrongful death claim there are two separate claims: one involving the surviving individuals and one involving the …

Answered by Roger Krause

How do I form a business in Georgia?

The first, and probably most important, consideration in business formation in our state is deciding the appropriate type of business entity for your …

Answered by Alex B. Kaufman

How will I pay my medical bills after a car accident in Georgia?

If you have received an injury in an automobile wreck, and you need medical attention, you’re going to incur bills and sometimes big ones. …

Answered by A. Bryan Baer

What Child Custody Rights Does A Father Have In An Atlanta, Georgia, Divorce?

Many people believe that courts have a bias against fathers during child custody proceedings. Under Georgia law, however, parents share the same …

Answered by Kristal Holmes

Are trade secrets protected in Georgia?

If you started a business, your trade secrets, including formulas, designs, customer lists and more, are a crucial part of your success. Naturally, …

Answered by Alex B. Kaufman

Are noncompete agreements valid in Georgia?

Noncompetes are agreements generally used by employers to keep their employees from leaving and competing against their past employer, whether in the …

Answered by Alex B. Kaufman

How can I obtain a visa for my spouse in Georgia?

The answer to your question hinges upon whether you are currently a citizen of the United States. If you are a citizen, sponsoring your spouse for an …

Answered by Dale M. Schwartz

How Do I Know If My Baby Suffered Brain Damage During Birth At A Georgia Hospital?

In my years of experience working with birth injuries and the family involved in them, I find that the parents always know that something is wrong. …

Answered by Nelson O. Tyrone, III

Can I mediate a high-asset divorce in Georgia?

Yes, you can mediate a high-asset divorce in Georgia. Mediation is often a better option than litigation. There are several reasons for this: you …

Answered by William M. Ordway

How is home equity divided in Georgia divorce cases?

First of all, it is important to make a distinction between cases handled by a judge in court and cases in which the two spouses can agree on the …

Answered by Samuel (Sam) Siemon

Are Georgia Employers Required To Pay Overtime?

Workers who go the extra mile for their employers should receive full compensation for the hours they work. This includes any overtime pay they are …

Answered by Michael Caldwell

What decisions and possible consequences do you face after being indicted by the federal government or the state of Georgia?

The possible consequences of an arrest start with having to spend time in jail awaiting trial or other resolution of your case. If you are convicted, …

Answered by Marcia G. Shein

What Is the Best Way to Find a Family Law / Divorce Lawyer in Georgia?

Going through a divorce or other family law matter can be a confusing experience, so enlisting the aid of a trained professional is usually …

Answered by Amy K. Waggoner

Does equitable division mean equal division when marital property is divided between spouses in a Georgia divorce?

The first question that many divorcing people have is whether they or their spouse are entitled to half of the marital property. The short …

Answered by R. Scott Berryman

Do I need to hire a lawyer for my Social Security Disability Claim in Georgia (Metro Atlanta)?

Making the decision to apply for disability benefits is not easy. You have likely lived with a disabling physical or mental condition for awhile and …

Answered by Michael J. Hofrichter

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