It is estimated that there are as many as one million frozen embryos in the United States. Some of these embryos will be implanted, others donated, while still others will be the sources of great contention and conflict in a couple’s ultimate divorce. This article will focus specifically on in vitro fertilization, what happens to frozen embryos during divorce in Georgia.
It is important to understand your divorce case and know what type of lawyer you need.
It probably doesn’t eliminate litigation but it sure does significantly reduce the complexity, cost, and the duration of it. With a well thought out pre-nup, we’re able to get down to just questions about any children that might arise as a result of the marriage, we can essentially resolve everything else ahead of time. Assuming […]
Those are where the just miracle stories happen. There are instances of parents that have had no relationship with children do all sorts of things to improve their life, to get clean and sober, to take their anger management classes, to take their parenting classes, to go to counseling with their children, and they’ve had […]
If the grandparents have been making these decisions to voluntarily provide money to their children and grandchildren, they are not legally obligated to do that – that’s their own choice. Laura Schantz, a Beaverton divorce and family lawyer and mediator has helped clients find creative solutions to complex financial matters involving asset division, spousal support, […]
First of all, they should get a lawyer. Family Services investigations can have criminal investigation consequences, too. Sometimes law enforcement is investigating at the same time. Even if an attorney was contacted to assist in the case, they might be also contacting a criminal lawyer to help the client because they’re concerned about criminal charges. […]
It is very possible because courts are wanting legal parents to raise their own children if at all possible. If someone is now free of their addiction, has changed their life after being in prison or whatever their situation was, and gotten their act together so to speak, then that parent would petition the court […]
Some high functioning alcoholics are also the major or even the only breadwinner in the family. What advice do you have for the stay-at-home spouse who has little or no access to funds to pay for legal and other professional fees if he or she has decided on divorce?
If someone has decided to divorce his or her spouse because of an addiction but the addicted spouse wants to work on their issues and stay together, can the divorce proceed without consent from both parties?
Sometimes people stay in a marriage with an addict or mentally ill spouse because they still love the person or fear that the spouse may kill him or herself, either accidently or intentionally if the person leaves. What are some options to help the addicted or mentally ill spouse while minimizing the image to him or herself and/or their children?