Blog Posts in 2013

  • 30-Dec-2013

    The Light of Reflection on Winter Solstice

    Tonight's post on this quiet time of year was written by our Lawrenceville attorney, John P. Smith. The holiday season, apart from the traveling, cooking, buying and stressing, is a time when most of us reflect on the past and muse on the future ...
  • 27-Dec-2013

    The Christmas Exchange

    Tonight's post on The Christmas Exchange was written by one of our family law attorneys, Wesley Wilson, who graciously divides his time between Lawrenceville and Marietta. In the world of Family Law, the holidays can cause some stress and anguish ...
  • 25-Dec-2013

    Tips for Children of Divorce During the Holidays

    Tonight's post on making the holidays less stressful for children of divorce, is provided to us by another of our excellent Atlanta attorneys, Lindsey Harrison. Holiday season is a busy time for a divorce attorney. Parents without holiday ...
  • 24-Dec-2013

    Twas the Night Before Christmas in Family Law

    Today's post is penned by one of our excellent family law attorneys in Atlanta, Cherese Clark. Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with ...
  • 20-Dec-2013


    When you work in family law, whether in Marietta or Moscow, you see the worst of people and you see the best of people. Most every day is an in depth descent into the human psyche. It is a genuine blessing to so intimately share families' most ...
  • 18-Dec-2013

    The Grinch Writ Large in Family Law.

    Tonight's post on the Grinch in family law is penned yet again by our Savannah attorney, David Purvis. "And what happened then? Well, in Whoville, they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day." -"How the ...
  • 16-Dec-2013

    Child Support: Living Below Poverty Level

    Tonight's offering about child support is provided by our Savannah attorney, David Purvis. The United States Census Bureau recently released data on children living in single-parent households. 45% of children living in single-parent households ...
  • 11-Dec-2013

    Child Support and Visitation: Comparing Apples and Oranges

    Tonight's offering, "Child Support and Visitation: Comparing Apples and Oranges," is "penned" by our Atlanta counsel, Cherese Clark. "If I do not get to see my child, then I should not have to pay support." A common ...
  • 18-Nov-2013

    Relationships: I know why the caged spouse sings

    Tonight's blog entry was written by our Attorney in Savannah, David Purvis. "The caged bird sings with fearful trill of the things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of ...
  • 30-Oct-2013

    How Attorneys Are Affordable

    In many cases, hiring an attorney can pay for itself, making us extremely affordable. I'll give you an example. A couple of months ago, a client came to me to talk about a contempt action his ex-wife had filed against him. She was seeking ...
  • 28-Oct-2013

    If you are in a divorce, you are being sued!

    Tonight's post, "If you are in a divorce, you are being sued," was written by one of Marietta's finest family law attorneys, Darrin Keaton. Many people who have been served (or have acknowledged service) in a contested divorce will ...
  • 22-Oct-2013

    Uncontested Divorce

    Tonight's post on Uncontested Divorce is written by one of our Lawrenceville attorney's Wesley Wilson. The other day I saw a billboard just advertising an attorney's fees for an "uncontested divorce" and it got me thinking, do ...
  • 21-Oct-2013

    Divorce, a battle of wills

    What happens when staying in the marriage has become a grudge match between the parties? What happens when all that is left between the couple is their battle of wills, to see who will cry uncle first? What happens when divorce is not an option ...
  • 17-Oct-2013

    Divorce: Creating a Financial Snapshot

    Tonight's Post, Divorce: Creating a Financial Snapshot, is written by our lead Lawrenceville attorney, John P. Smith. Once an individual has decided to dissolve their marriage, it is prudent to create and document a "snapshot" of the ...
  • 9-Oct-2013

    Trial Practice: The Truth Shall Set You Free

    Tonight's trial practice tip comes from Cherese Clark who practices in our Atlanta office. Lawyering 101: "Never ask a witness a question that you do not know the answer to." You spend hours getting to know your client, hours getting to ...

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