In Georgia, a separate maintenance action, sometimes referred to as a “legal separation,” can be an alternative to divorce but may not provide everything you are seeking.
Divorce Law and Family Law
This Father’s Day – and every day – the question to ask is this: when it comes to parenting children, should it really matter which state you live in?
Divorce settlement agreements can be fairly basic. They can cover child support, visitation, and payment of marital debt or, they can cover everything from the right of first refusal to the custody of the family pet.
When terminating or dissolving a domestic partnership you will both sign a statement of termination or notice of termination. Doing so will end the domestic partnership and return each of you to a legal status of “single.”
Just like any other legal aspect, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about family law. The ever-expansive and complex laws make it confusing and overwhelming to the general public. This gradually builds up to even more misconceptions.
There are all sorts of things to consider when filing for divorce. Here are 5 things you should think about when you decide to take the plunge.
With options like mediation, collaborative law, and arbitration as alternatives to going to court, you can save yourself time, money and decrease stress.
Can legal marijuana use be an issue in divorce cases? Even if legal, when it comes to a custody battle, the answer might still be that marijuana and divorce do not mix.
Can a conditional resident facing divorce from a U.S. resident obtain permanent residency, or does the green card always disappear with the marriage?
We see that fairly often. There are two situations that will come up: one situation is where one of the parents has removed the child from Illinois but is still in the United States. The first step is to go to court to obtain an order directing the return of the child or the children […]