Love is blind. Blind to everything. Blind to rational thought, blind to logic, blind to self interest and even blind to self preservation. And in the International Family Law context, blind to the frightening implications of Ne Exeat.
There is a sinister mood in the air, almost as if a new Zeitgeist is threatening to roll in like a very bad thunderstorm, rolling in on a a black wave of judges' robes.
Tonight's post on Legitimation was written by our Lawrenceville Family Law attorney, Wesley Wilson.
We have a run off election on July 22nd in a number of important races, some for U.S Senate, some for U.S. House, some for State School Superintendent, but the most important races are the races for Superior Court Judge.
About a month ago, I was called in to help on a divorce case that was going very badly, at least badly for daddy's custody/visitation requests.
Tonight's post on Substance Abuse and Divorce was written by our Marietta family law attorney, Darrin Keaton.
When family law clients first visit my office, they bring emotions into the room. These range from anger (because they were served with a complaint) to broken-ness (because of divorce) to terrified (because child custody is at issue). Despite these varying emotions, clients often draw a line in the sand and, without hesitation, make it quite clear they are "not going to settle," and demanding a (affectionately speaking) "pitbull in a skirt" to fight for them.
We recently finished a big divorce trial, the kind with seven figure incomes plus assets. Our opposition was one of the most expensive firms in town. They had taken over the case mid-stream from one of the other most expensive firms.
The water breaks. The contractions are five minutes apart. Time to head to the hospital. And once at the hospital, time to settle in for a short run or a marathon awaiting that most revered of moments, when a child is born, that holy time, the sancity and privacy of birth. So where do Father's Rights fit in to all of this?
Tonight's post comes from one of our fine, Atlanta, Fulton County family law attorneys, Lindsey Harrison.