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.
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 can tear you asunder so quickly and so completely as a love gone wrong. When you're contemplating legitimation, you are likely already immersed in a family dispute, the prospect of a deteriorating relationship and quite possibly living a love gone wrong.
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.
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 asset divorce and you can name your payday, you can charge what you want. The rich don't care, they have money to burn (and, apparently according to these firms, very little sense).
Tonight, a blog of personal privilege borne of deep, personal interest.
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!
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.
Tonight's post on the DDD Part III, Divorce, was written by our Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Cherese Clark.
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 hundreds out there. How do you choose the right lawyer and firm?
Tonight's post on math and Family Law was written by our Savannah Family Law Attorney, David Purvis.