Blog Posts in 2014

  • 29-Dec-2014

    Even In Custody, Holidays Are For Cheers, Not Tears

    Tonight's post on holiday custody issues, was written by our Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Naomi Lumpkin. Last month, I wrote about the Art of Compromise in finances and how fighting over the small things in life did not make a lot of sense in the ...
  • 21-Dec-2014

    International Family Law, What's Abduction Got To Do With It?

    There is no international family law database which tells every government, foreign and domestic, where a child belongs. There is no cloud server that every official can check which contains the critical custody information for each child. Do mom and ...
  • 17-Dec-2014

    Crass Calculations for Custody

    I always tell my clients that everything in family law has a dollar value and therefore can be and should be evaluated from a cost/benefit analysis. Everything, that is, except for one thing, the children. When the issue is the children you leave the ...
  • 15-Dec-2014

    International Family Law Cases in Atlanta

    Tonight's post on International Family Law Cases in Atlanta was written by our newest attorney, Dina Khismatulina. She is licensed to practice in both Georgia (as in US) and in Russia. After the 1996 Olympics, there is no doubt that Atlanta ...
  • 11-Dec-2014

    Family Law and Better Angels During the Holidays

    Tonight's post was written by our Savannah family law attorney, David Purvis. With Christmas fast approaching, the holiday season is in full swing. As family law attorneys, the holidays are always busy and we have a front row seat to see the some ...
  • 9-Dec-2014

    Family Law: Stand By Me

    Most of our cases move through very quickly. Most are over, said and done within three to six months. But some family law cases stretch on for a very long time. Some stretch on for years. Some cases carry on because the other side is needlessly ...
  • 7-Dec-2014

    Custody: Guardian ad what?

    Tonight's post was written by one of our Marietta custody attorneys, Alyssa Blanchard. A Guardian ad what? A Guardian ad Litem that is. Often times in a child custody matter a Guardian ad Litem will be appointed. A Guardian is a neutral third ...
  • 4-Dec-2014

    Patience is a Virtue in Family Law

    Tonight's post about the virtues of patience in family law matters was written by our Lawrenceville Divorce Attorney, Brandy Alexander We live in an age where we have access to just about anything we want in a matter of minutes. The advent of the ...
  • 2-Dec-2014

    Family Law and the Top Three Reasons That "Street Justice" Fails.

    Tonight's post on Street Justice in Family Law was written by our Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Cherese Clark. With the holiday season upon us, many people fall victim to the stress of the season and try to take control of their situation the best ...
  • 30-Nov-2014

    Family Law: Casting the First Stone

    As the quote goes, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone." In family law, the norm is to cast stones, the first, the fifteenth, the fiftieth. I write often about different approaches, theories, paradigms of practice in family law. ...
  • 26-Nov-2014

    I Am Thankful

    Our post tonight is an offering from our Savannah Family Law Attorney, David Purvis. It's that time of year where we reflect on those things for which we are thankful. I have a wonderful wife for whom I am truly thankful. We have had a wonderful ...
  • 23-Nov-2014

    Divorce and the Art of Compromise

    Tonight's post on divorce and compromise is the first offered by one of our newest family law attorneys, Naomi Lumpkin. Usually, when people think of divorce, they think of war. Their spouse becomes their enemy; the one they loved has become the ...
  • 20-Nov-2014

    News Flash in Family Law: Attorneys Don't Walk On Water!

    A good family law trial lawyer understands their client, their client's perspective, goals, motivation, fears and hopes. A good family law trial lawyer can articulate their client's position and frame that position well, with compassion, with ...
  • 18-Nov-2014

    Prenuptial Agreements - The Answer I've Been Looking For!

    I have long decried the graudual but unmistakable demise of alimony when justice truly demands its award. Our last post, by Marietta Divorce Attorney Jeannine Lowery on Prenuptial Agreements attacked this problem in a new, proactive way. I've ...
  • 16-Nov-2014

    Prenuptial Agreements - Avoiding the Billion Dollar Mistake

    Tonight's post about Prenuptial Agreements was written by our Marietta Divorce Attorney, Jeannine Lowery. Harold Hamm, the 24th richest man in the country according to Forbes Magazine, has been ordered by an Oklahoma City Judge to pay his ...

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