All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Child Custody’

Preparing for Divorce

File Folders used to organize files in preparation for divorce

Very rarely does a divorce evolve overnight. In most cases, one or both spouses contemplate divorce for months or years before actually making an appointment to retain an attorney. In this five-part series, we are going to review some of the major steps to prepare for filing for divorce. Before delving into the specific steps to consider, there are a …

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Children and Divorce – Guardian Ad Litem


Child custody can be one of the most highly contested issues in the legal system, as well as one of the most challenging issues for the court to resolve.  In order to assist the courts with resolving custody cases, the court will often appoint a Guardian Ad Litem to investigate the circumstances of the parents and the children and make …

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Grandparent’s Rights

Grandparents spending time with their grandchildren

Do grandparents have the right to visitation with the grandchildren?  Georgia, like most other states, does create a statutory right for grandparents to seek visitation with grandchildren.  Visitation must be sought by petitioning the court, by filing a new action with the court, or by intervening in an existing action that puts custody and visitation of the children at issue.  …

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