Blog Posts in November, 2015

  • 29-Nov-2015

    Being Thankful During Divorce

    I saw a post on Facebook that I wanted to share. Imagine that you’ve been planning a trip to Italy. You’re so excited. You’ve been dreaming about going to Italy your whole life. You have planned a full and detailed itinerary. You ...
  • 25-Nov-2015

    Family Law: Thankful at Thanksgiving

    “Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.” F. Scott ...
  • 16-Nov-2015

    Family Law Summit - What An Honor

    Shelia and I are back from Colorado, from the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System's Family Law Summit. We spent intensive days with approximately 30 attorneys chosen from around the United States because of our cutting edge ...
  • 15-Nov-2015

    Divorce: Tissue Boxes In Every Office.

    Today's post about the impact of tissue boxes in divorce was written by our Lawrenceville and Gainesville attorney, Jennifer McCall. Divorce is hard. Almost every day, I have someone crying in my office. Sometimes, I cry with them. We have tissue ...
  • 11-Nov-2015

    Family Law Summit - What An Honor

    Shelia and I are honored to be invited to the Family Law Summit sponsored by the Honoring Families Initiative of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS). We are attending the Summit this week at the Broadmoor Hotel in ...
  • 9-Nov-2015

    Custody Battles, A Necessary Evil?

    Tonight's post about the evils of custody battles was written by our Atlanta custody attorney, Dina Khismatulina. This evening, I want to reflect on custody battles between two fit parents. Jimmy Carter's quote on wars could be well applied ...
  • 8-Nov-2015

    Probate: Locate Assets When A Loved On Dies

    Tonight's post about locating assets when a loved on dies was written by our Georgia Probate attorney, Steve Worrall. As a Georgia estate planning and probate lawyer, I'm often given the responsibility to help clients through the probate ...
  • 4-Nov-2015

    Divorce: The Enemy Within, Part IV(c)

    In tonight's alternate universe, our protagonist has hired the third firm for his divorce. To read part III(c), click here. The firm works fast. By the end of the first day they have sent you an Answer to review. It looks fine. You tell them so. ...
  • 3-Nov-2015

    Divorce: The Enemy Within, Part IV(b)

    Tonight, our alternate universe divorce saga continues. Remember that second firm? To read part III(b), click here. As promised, the three ladies have a letter fired off to your wife's attorney within the week. "What your client is doing is ...
  • 2-Nov-2015

    Divorce: The Enemy Within, Part IV(a)

    Our divorce serial continues. Tonight, our first hearing. To read part III(a), click here. Finally, your court date arrives. Your attorneys filed your answer on time, 30 days after you were served, and requested the Rule Nisi which fell almost a ...
  • 1-Nov-2015

    Standing Orders in Family Law

    Tonight's post about Standing Orders in Family Law was written by our Marietta divorce attorney, Alyssa Blanchard. You've made the decision. You're getting a divorce. You've met with your attorney, reviewed the Complaint, signed the ...

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