Blog Posts in August, 2014

  • 31-Aug-2014

    Family Law: it's going to get interesting...

    Everything impacts family law, because everything impacts families. Our changing social mores, our political zeitgeist, our econmony even our environment direcly impact how families operate and therefore, how family law is done. Right now I'm ...
  • 28-Aug-2014

    Legitimation the easy way or the hard way.

    Family law is all about the most delicate, trying moments of our lives. There is nothing that will call forth angst like a family dispute. There is nothing that challenges the deepest of ethics like a deteriorating relationship. There is nothing that ...
  • 26-Aug-2014

    International Family Law - A Huge Update

    In International Family Law we have a new law of the land. On August 8, President Obama signed the Sean Goldman Law into existence. In Hague Convention Abduction terms, this is a very big deal. The law establishes many things. One is an official ...
  • 24-Aug-2014

    High Asset Divorce and Money Wise

    There are a few relatively large family law firms in the State of Georgia. To a one (except for us) those firms are exclusively interested in handling high asset divorces. Why is that? The thought goes that this is where the money is. Handle a high ...
  • 20-Aug-2014

    Self Righteous Slaughter

    Tonight, a blog of personal privilege borne of deep, personal interest. The death of James Foley is so moving. He was recently murdered by the Islamic State. It well demonstrates the ruthlessness, the barbarism of the inhuman monsters who killed him. ...
  • 18-Aug-2014

    Oh The Things We Do. Savannah!

    One of the advantages of having such a large Family Law firm spread out across the State of Georgia is the neat stuff in which we are involved. Today's installment takes us to Savannah! Just yesterday, the Savannah Voice Festival finished off its ...
  • 14-Aug-2014

    Custody: Heartbreak Hotel

    Of all the family law work that we do, of all the issues that we handle, of all of the different kinds of cases that we try, custody cases are the hardest, most heart wrenching, high stakes gambits imaginable. Custody cases are borne of true ...
  • 12-Aug-2014

    Domestically Dirty Words, Part III: Divorce

    Tonight's post on the DDD Part III, Divorce, was written by our Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Cherese Clark. The last dirty word of this series is likely to draw many objections (no pun intended). It is a word that often triggers anger and ...
  • 6-Aug-2014

    Family Law, Make the Right Choice.

    Here's the scenario: you are facing a family law case, maybe a divorce or modification or contempt. Maybe you are planning to file it. Maybe you are facing one filed against you. Now comes the daunting task of choosing a lawyer. There are ...
  • 4-Aug-2014

    Family Law: It Ain't Math

    Tonight's post on math and Family Law was written by our Savannah Family Law Attorney, David Purvis. In our free consultations, we are often asked for exact numbers for what we think alimony may be, or who might get what percentage of a ...

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