Are you facing a divorce? Let us discuss your best options. Some divorces can be simple like a non-contested, no minor children with settlement agreement drawn in place.
Other times there are property disputes and custody issues that must be addressed.
Couples, did you know that you can be "legally separated" and still residing together in the marital home. In Georgia, legal separation occurs when married parties are no longer engaging in marital relations and consider themselves to be in an actual state of separation.
Parents, did you know that in Georgia, once a minor child reaches the age of 14 the child has a right to determine which parent they wish to reside because the child's choice is now considered a material change in circumstances. To prevent this, the burden is now on you to show the child's preference is not in the best interest of the child.
Fathers, if your child is born out of wedlock and your name is not listed on the child's birth certificate, you should registered with the Putative Father's Registry which is maintained by Vital Records. This provides a measure of protection to you whether you are unsure if you fathered a child, possibly you lost contact with the child's mother, the Registry will provide notice to you of court proceedings that could result in the termination of your parental rights.