Expansion of Who Can Seek Custody in Georgia

Expansion of Who Can Seek Custody in Georgia

A bill allowing more people to seek custody in Georgia will go into effect July 1st. House Bill 543, signed by Governor Brian Kemp last month, amends Georgia law by allowing non-relatives to be considered an equitable caregiver of a child and based on that...
Co-parenting with Religious Differences

Co-parenting with Religious Differences

In our increasingly multi-cultural society, there are larger numbers of interfaith couples choosing to marry and/or have children together. If these couples later decide to separate, the question may develop of how to navigate or balance between the two religions for...
Remote Alcohol Monitoring Apps

Remote Alcohol Monitoring Apps

One of the most challenging issues to deal with in a family law custody case is when one parent has a substance abuse problem. In these situations, a parent constantly worries about their child(ren) while they are in the other, addicted parent’s care. Additionally,...
Can children choose which parent they live with?

Can children choose which parent they live with?

In custody cases, parents are faced with a big decision regarding which parent a child will live with (assuming the parents can agree). When the parents cannot agree and a judge needs to make the decision, he or she relies on what each parent presents in court and...
Risks of a DIY Divorce

Risks of a DIY Divorce

You may have seen advertisements recently for websites offering fast, inexpensive, do-it-yourself divorces. While the concept may seem tempting, it is likely not the best way to go. When you are ending a marriage the stakes can be high, especially if you have children...