Divorce and Family Law
We handle all domestic relations cases, including divorce, separations, child custody, child support, adoption, and guardianship.
Grounds for Divorce
Georgia is still a fault-based divorce state, but there is also a 13th ground called irreconcilable differences, Georgia’s equivalent of a no-fault grounds. Most divorces have 4 issues:
- Child custody: Child custody involves issues of “legal custody,” “physical custody” and “visitation.”
- Child support: Normally one parent will owe some amount of child support to the other, even if you have a “joint physical” (50/50) custody situation.
- Alimony: Georgia law allows you to seek alimony from your spouse. But there is an exception and there are few guidelines.
- Division of property and debts: Georgia law says that marital property and debts shall be “equitably” divided. But what is “marital property”? And what is “equitable”?
- Divorce Or Separation, Which Is Right For You?
- Under What Circumstances Could Custody Or Visitation Orders Be Changed Under Georgia State Law?
- How Does Georgia Define Domestic Violence? Is There A Specific Criteria?
- What Can Someone Do To Prepare For An Impending Divorce?
- Which Party Has To Pay Alimony Or Spousal Support In A Divorce?
- What Factors Does The Court Consider In Determining Child Custody?
- What Factors Can Impact Division Of Assets And Debts In A Divorce?
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