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Determining Child Custody

Similar to many other states, Georgia has its own unique laws and regulations that Courts follow when it comes to determining child custody in divorce and family law cases. In an event of divorce, it is...

Grandparent’s Custody Rights

It is common for grandparents to consult with an attorney about their custody rights in Georgia as related to their grand children.  When determining custody of a child, Georgia courts will always use the...

Divorce: Establishing Jurisdiction and Venue

The first step in filing for divorce is establishing where to file the paperwork. In Georgia, all divorces all filed in Superior Court. Most often, an individual will file in the county in which the couple...

Minor Children and the Court’s Jurisdiction

In the state of Georgia jurisdiction of the court is the court’s ability to hear a case on the basis of subject matter, personal jurisdiction, and / or previous jurisdiction. If a court system does not...

What is a Temporary Order?

What is a temporary order in the context of a Georgia Divorce or Family Law Case? A temporary order is an order from a judge usually made at a temporary hearing and regarding matters such as child custody,...

Georgia Divorce Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

After talking with thousands of people about divorce in Georgia, certain questions come up often.  Below is a compilation of some of the more frequently asked questions we answer for clients. What is the...
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