Blog Posts in February, 2015

  • 26-Feb-2015

    Divorce: Sometimes it's best to get out of the way!

    Tonight's post about getting out of the way in divorce was written by our Savannah Divorce Attorney, David Purvis. Some of you may remember the runaway carriage horse here in Savannah last spring. The horse got spooked, the carriage riders all ...
  • 25-Feb-2015

    Custody: When the Guardian ad Litem is not on your side.

    Tonight's post on how to handle the hostile Guardian ad Litem in a custody case, was written by one of our Atlanta Divorce Attorneys, Dina Khismatulina. A Guardian Ad Litem is an attorney or a non-attorney with special training that is appointed ...
  • 24-Feb-2015

    Divorce, Where There's a Will, There's a Way.

    Tonight's post on the will to divorce was written by our Lawrenceville Divorce Attorney, Brandy Alexander. You are not trapped in your marriage. I will repeat, you are NOT trapped in your marriage. You can get out... if you want to. You can get a ...
  • 22-Feb-2015

    Divorce and "Escape," the Pina Colada Song

    My family was traveling back from North Carolina from our vacation today just cruisin' and playing the radio, when an old familiar song that I hadn't heard in quite a while came on. It was not a song about divorce, but that's my point. It ...
  • 21-Feb-2015

    Legal Guardians When Divorced Parents Don't Agree

    Today's post was written by our all things Wills, Trusts and Estates, Probate and Guardians guru, Steve Worrall. As both a Cobb County wills and trusts lawyer and a Marietta divorce lawyer, I can't stress enough how important it is for all ...
  • 19-Feb-2015

    Divorce 101: What to Expect at Mediation

    Tonight's post on Divorce and Mediation was written by our lead Marietta Divorce Attorney, Jeannine Lowery. Most Superior Courts in Georgia require domestic cases to go to mediation before the case can go to trial, with some counties requiring ...
  • 17-Feb-2015

    Divorce and the Sunk Cost Fallacy

    When you practice family law and divorce, for over 25 years, you spend a lot of time trying to understand every aspect of it from the intricacies of law to the nuances of relationships. I've recently been studying the economic theory of the Sunk ...
  • 12-Feb-2015

    Divorce and Settlement Agreements. To Agree or Not to Agree?

    Tonight's post on Divorce and Settlement Agreements was written by one of our Marietta Divorce Attorneys, Alyssa Blanchard. It goes without saying that going through a divorce is stressful. There are many things that go into ending the life that ...
  • 11-Feb-2015

    Passport Battles in International Family Law

    Tonight's post about passport battles was written by one of our Atlanta International Family Law Attorneys, Dina Khismatulina. Spring is almost in the air. The weather threatens to get nicer every day. It is time to start planning summer ...
  • 9-Feb-2015

    Divorce Or Just Separate, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    Tonight's post on divorce and settlement agreements was written by our lead Atlanta Divorce Attorney, Cherese Clark. Do we need to separate or should we just get divorced? What's the difference? What are the pros and cons of a legal ...
  • 8-Feb-2015

    Trial Practice: Pre-trial Orders are beautiful things.

    A little while ago, I was trying a free wheeling case which was stretching on into days. Opposing Counsel's witnesses and documents seemed as loose as as an earthworm on valium. He barely knew who he was going to call as a witness anymore than I ...
  • 5-Feb-2015

    Trusts and Divorce - Asset Protection or Fraud?

    Tonight's post about Trusts and Divorce was written by one of our Marietta Divorce Attorney's Jeannine Lowery. Is creating a trust a good way to protect assets in a divorce? Maybe, but then again, maybe not. If the Court finds the trust was ...
  • 3-Feb-2015

    The Art of Family Law

    Tonight's post on the Art of Family Law was written by our Lawrenceville Family Law Attorney, Brandy Alexander. Sometimes, we rush to act without considering exactly what it is we wish to gain and certainly without considering what, if anything, ...
  • 2-Feb-2015

    Knowing My Limitations in Family Law

    "A man has got to know his limitations." I've grown up knowing this to be true and knowing my limitations in my family law practice is one of the most important things I could know. My limitations: I'm not good at fighting for the ...

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