Protecting Your Child During a Divorce: The Private Courtroom Keeps Family Secrets Out of Public Record

Date: May 1, 2017 Tags: , , , Author: Renée H. Neary

Georgia is one of only two states in the country that permits divorcing spouses to air their grievances before a jury of their peers. Although jury trials in divorce cases are relatively rare, the issue of child custody in divorce is not. As a matter of public policy and state law – regardless of whether Read More

Should You Keep the Family Home After a Divorce?

Date: April 21, 2017 Tags: , Author: Kevin J. Rubin

During a divorce settlement, deciding what happens to marital home can be gut wrenching. Typically, the home is one of the divorcing couple’s largest assets, but the property can’t easily be split. Either one of the parties may want to keep the family home, but sometimes the better decision may be to sell it and Read More

What is a Postnuptial Agreement and When is It Necessary?

Date: April 17, 2017 Tags: , Author: Raquel Saltzman

There are many scenarios where a couple ought to consider obtaining a postnuptial agreement, but a common situation is when either the husband or wife has an affair. This can be a very trying time in the couple’s marriage and in deciding how to move forward, they may seek therapy or consult with a divorce Read More

What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

Date: April 10, 2017 Tags: Author: Rachel Boyd

No matter how many episodes of Law & Order you’ve watched, finding an attorney in real life is daunting under the best of circumstances. For many people, finding a divorce attorney is the result of a recommendation or long hours of internet research. No matter how you arrive at your shortlist of firms to interview, Read More

When Same-Sex Couples Get Divorced, How Is the Marital Estate Divided?

Date: April 3, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Michael P. Hodes

In a divorce, the courts determine how to divide up everything that has been accumulated during the marriage. For same-sex couples, who only have had the right to marry in Georgia since the 2015 Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the path to an equitable split may be less traditional. A same-sex couple may Read More

Georgia Law and Frozen Embryos: Who Has Rights?

Date: March 27, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Jordan E. Whitaker

With the advancement of technology and the rapid development of fertility testing and treatment, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have become more common, with in vitro fertilization (IVF) emerging as the most utilized method. IVF involves taking eggs from a female donor, fertilizing them in the laboratory with a male’s sperm and transferring the resulting embryos Read More

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