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Georgia Child Custody – Beyond the Basics

Two Types of Child Custody In Georgia, there are two types of custody: legal custody and physical custody. Most commonly, these two types of custody are shared by both parents. Typically, both parents share...

What you Need to Know About a Guardian ad Litem

Georgia courts frequently use a Guardian ad litem to help determine what is in the ‘child’s best interest’ when making decisions concerning child custody and visitation. To determine what is in the child’s...

What You Need to Know About Social Media, Email and Texts in Divorce

Social media is defined as websites and mobile applications through which people share information and ideas or participate in social networking. The term is often used to describe both social networks such...

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...
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