Marietta and Metro Atlanta Divorce and Family Law Blog

This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. Much of what happens at trial is case specific and no two cases are identical. The following posts address how courts  typically address such common situations.  If you are seeking advice for  an ongoing or future case, please  feel free to contact us to discuss how the law may apply to the facts in your particular case.

Should You Rush to File?

Posted by Diane Cherry, Founder | Mar 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many people have been led to believe there is an advantage to filing a divorce complaint first. That's not the case. The difference in being the party who files for divorce and being the party is who is served with divorce papers is negligible and one thing you needn't worry about.

Is Your Judge Biased?

Posted by Diane Cherry, Founder | Mar 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

How to Deal with a Biased Judge. For starters, let's assume all judges are biased.  Like everyone else, judges have a lifetime of experiences, beliefs, feelings and leanings. They can't help it.  They aren't blank canvases. For the most part, judges try to be fair and impartial but they are hum...

Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer

Posted by Diane Cherry, Founder | Mar 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Don't know how to choose a divorce lawyer?  You're not alone. Many people facing divorce don't know where to begin when choosing a lawyer.  They are overwhelmed with the prospect of a divorce and feel pressured to hire someone in a hurry. Oftentimes, they select a lawyer without realizing that...

Navigating Visitation During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted by Diane Cherry, Founder | Feb 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you believe that the health and safety of you or are children are being compromised, you need to file a motion for modification with the Court and present evidence as to why you have such concerns. Interfering, delaying or putting conditions on parenting time may subject you to contempt of court charges and possible sanctions.

Social Media in Georgia Divorces

Posted by Diane Cherry, Founder | Feb 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Don't be surprised to find your social media history on display in court. Assume everything you say and do will find its way into court and behave accordingly. You can't change the past but you can make sure that everything you do in the future is helpful in your Georgia divorce or custody case.


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