What is it about many of our species that we cannot have it good enough? We have to try to improve our situation, even when our situation is pretty good. Rather than let the facts fall as they do, we have to make our stories better than the reality. We embellish. We enlarge our tale. We help reality out a little bit (or sometimes, a lot). even in trial practice, we have to frame the guilty man.
The story of a Houston, Texas man recently sentenced to 180 days in jail after overpaying his child support has caught the attention of many in social media and I have been asked to weigh in. A while back, Mr. Clifford Hall was ordered to pay an increase in child support which was to be deducted from his paycheck. The State of Texas was to notify his employer of the increase, but never notified the employer of the new Order and therefore, the new amount. As a result, Mr. Hall's child support payments did not reflect the new court ordered amount. This caused him to slowly fall into arrears. In December of 2013, Mr Hall appeared before a Texas judge, was held in contempt and ordered spend 180 days in jail.
Tonight's post on family law sale's pitches was written by our Marietta attorney, Darrin Keaton.
Tonight's post on Custody was written by our Lawrenceville family law attorney, Wesley Wilson.
Tonight's post about Divorce at Valentines Day was written by our Savannah family law attorney, David Purvis.
Tonight's post comes from one of our fine, Atlanta, Fulton County family law attorneys, Lindsey Harrison.
Right now, all of us in the Metropolitan Atlanta area are axiously awaiting the impending storm, the storm that could be of historic proportions. It bears down upon us like a Cat Four hurricane. Count yourself lucky tonight, Savannah.
Last week may be one for the record books. At least we hope so. The perfect storm descended upon us in the metro Atlanta area consisting of conflicting weather predictions, a rapidly moving snow/ice storm, a collective, simultaneous public awakening and too many cars.
Just last week we won another unanimous decision from the Supreme Court. This time, it was the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Tonight's post on parenting time was written by Savannah family law attorney, David Purvis.