Blog Posts in March, 2010

Divorce Litigation v. Divorce Mediation

When a couple chooses to end their marriage, they need to consider whether or not they'd like to try and work out their divorce through mediation, or if they'd rather settle their case by ...
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Is the Economy Affecting the Divorce Rate?

The recession is taking its toll on more than just the unemployment rate. It's no secret that in these tough economic times, the housing market has taken a hit. Not only are people falling behind ...
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More Fathers are Being Awarded Primary Custody

An interesting trend is starting to emerge in family law courts across the country. For the first time ever, a significant amount of men are receiving primary custody of their children. One study ...
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Types of Adoption

Adoption is a truly rewarding experience that can bring endless joy to both the adoptive parents' and child's lives. If you and your spouse have made the decision to adopt a child, or if you ...
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Fraud v. Forgery

Fraud is a relatively broad term applied to any illegal act in which the offender uses deceitful or deceptive means to carry out the crime. In almost all instances of fraud, the offender is trying to ...
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Georgia Ranks 15th in Domestic Violence Murders

According to the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Georgia Commission of Family Violence, the state ranks 15 th in the country for domestic violence murders. This puts Georgia in the ...
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What are Violent Crimes?

A violent crime is considered any criminal act in which the offender uses violence or the threat of violence to carry out their crime. Examples of violent crimes include: Murder or Manslaughter ...
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Restraining Order Violations

If someone has filed a restraining order against you, it is very important that you do not violate the restraining order in any way. Restraining order violations are a crime in and of themselves, and ...
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Reduce Your Child Support Payments By Requesting a Modification

There are times when it may be necessary to ask the judge to change a child support, child custody, or visitation order. When that time comes, it’s best to work with a knowledgeable ...
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Why Hire an Adoption Attorney?

If you are considering adopting a child, it's important to hire an attorney to represent you throughout the adoption process. Although adoption can be a truly rewarding and amazing experience, it ...
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Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

If you have been arrested for your involvement in the commission of a crime, it’s in your best interest to obtain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Being charged with a ...
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Why Consider Mediation?

If you have decided to file for divorce, there are several benefits of going through mediation as opposed to resolving your case through litigation. Divorce is typically a very stressful time in a ...
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