Blog Posts in October, 2015

  • 29-Oct-2015

    Legitimation in The Walking Dead - Team Shane or Team Rick?

    Kind of a Halloween pondering on Legitimation, it seems, from our Marietta and Atlanta divorce attorney, Megan McClinton. One night early in the zombie apocalypse universe of The Walking Dead, Shane, the best friend and police partner to our ...
  • 28-Oct-2015

    International Family Law and AtlAS

    As we all know, Atlanta is an international city. The TPP was negotiated here for a reason. We also have a significant number of consulates and international companies with a significant presence in our town. We also have the Atlanta Center for ...
  • 26-Oct-2015

    Sisterhood By Way of Adoption

    Tonight's post about International Adoptions adoptions was written by our Marietta and Atlanta divorce attorney, Megan McClinton. So, I'm taking a break from my usual nerdy family law musings about divorce and such to tell a happy story. I ...
  • 25-Oct-2015

    "I do family law and 21 other practice areas."

    Tonight's post on practicing family law and a whole lot more was written by our Savannah family law attorney, Professor David Purvis. In keeping with last week's blog theme, I wanted to discuss the other end of the spectrum. Instead of not ...
  • 20-Oct-2015

    Service of Process in International Family Law

    Tonight's post was written by our Atlanta divorce and International Family Law attorney, Dina Khismatulina. In our Atlanta office, we have a huge map with lots and lots of pins that represent places where we have been engaged in International ...
  • 19-Oct-2015

    "I don't do family law."

    Tonight's post about a shocking revelation was written by our Savannah family law attorney, Professor David Purvis. I was reading a transcript for one of the appellate cases we were retained on and came across this quote: "I don't do ...
  • 15-Oct-2015

    Family Law: The Adults in the Room

    Last night I did some serious complaining about hateful people, identifying a significant problem that we have in family law. Tonight, I'd like to follow the sage advice of advocating for a solution to the problem. When patients go to the doctor ...
  • 14-Oct-2015

    Family Law: Hateful People

    As the saying goes, "it takes all kinds." There are happy people in family law. There are nonplussed people in family law. There are nonchalant people in family law. And yes, there are hateful people in family law. You would expect a fair ...
  • 12-Oct-2015

    Trial Practice: Motion to Withdraw Admissions

    There is substance and there is process. Both are vital to knowing the game board and winning the game. In trial practice, you've got to know the intricacies of discovery. Tonight, our Marietta divorce attorney, Alyssa Blanchard, takes us to an ...
  • 6-Oct-2015

    Domestic Violence: Laws that Don't Make Sense

    Before you write to me with your arguments in favor of Domestic Violence laws, hear me out. I'm writing about something a little bit different. Recently, we represented a fellow who was accused of domestic violence. We knew that his wife had ...
  • 5-Oct-2015

    TPP, Atlanta and International Family Law

    As we know, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement was reached today in Atlanta. Atlanta? Why Atlanta? Well, because Atlanta is rapidly becoming the center of the international universe. That is where International Family Law fits in. At the US ...
  • 1-Oct-2015

    Trial Practice: The Hallway Settlement

    Tonight's post about a very peculiar aspect of Trial Practice was written by our Savannah divorce attorney, David Purvis. The case has been dragging on for months. The other side refuses to budge. You refuse to budge. You're right, ...

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