Woodstock 678-888-0198 | Alpharetta 770-517-0045

Hait & Kuhn Blog

Bankruptcy and Property Division in a Divorce

Posted by on February 28, 2020 in Bankruptcy, Blog, Divorce

Many Americans have debts of all kinds, whether it be student loan debt, credit card debt, auto loan debt, etc. Individuals who encounter unexpected financial setbacks often fall behind on paying their debts, which begins the unpleasant collections process. For debts that are truly insurmountable, bankruptcy offers debtors a fresh start by allowing them to liquidate their debts or create a more manageable payment plan. However, bankruptcy filings affect all areas of the debtor’s financial life — including property division in a divorce.  What...

read more

Paternity Law in Georgia: A Brief Overview

Posted by on February 21, 2020 in Blog, Paternity

Paternity refers to the parental rights and responsibilities of a man with respect to his children. The easiest way to establish paternity is to through marriage, as children born to married parents are automatically considered legitimate in Georgia. However, establishing paternity becomes much more complex for children who are born out of wedlock. Fathers of children born out of wedlock must establish paternity through legal means if they wish to obtain the rights to custody and visitation. Below is an overview of the laws governing...

read more

Federal Trucking Regulations Governing Commercial Truck Operators in Georgia

Posted by on December 31, 2019 in Blog, personal injury

Commercial trucks and other large vehicles are a common sight on Atlanta-area highways. If you drive frequently in the Atlanta metro area, you know how intimidating these large vehicles can be. In fact, commercial vehicles can weigh in at nearly 25 times the average passenger car, which often means that in a collision between these two vehicles the occupants of the passenger car are much more likely to suffer serious injuries, including permanent disability or death. Because commercial vehicles pose a significant risk to other drivers on the...

read more

Does Traffic Congestion in the Atlanta Metro Area Lead to More Car Accidents?

Posted by on November 29, 2019 in Blog, personal injury

As you probably know if you live in the Atlanta metro area, our city has some of the worst traffic congestion in the country. In fact, in 2018, transportation analytics company INRIX ranked Atlanta the fourth-worst city in the United States for traffic congestion. Residents of the Atlanta metropolitan area experience long, frustrating commutes, losing nearly 108 hours each year to traffic congestion. Although traffic congestion may mean slower driving speeds, heavy traffic nonetheless may lead to more car accidents and injuries. This article...

read more

Woodstock Divorce Lawyers Explain Adultery and Divorce in Georgia

Posted by on October 31, 2019 in Blog, Divorce

It can be devastating to find out your spouse has been unfaithful during your marriage. For most couples, adultery is an irreparable breach of trust. As a result, most states recognize adultery as grounds for a married couple to seek a divorce. If you live in the Atlanta metro area, however, it is important to consult a knowledgeable and experienced Woodstock divorce lawyer before filing for divorce on grounds of adultery. Georgia law establishes strict standards for proving adultery in a contested divorce proceeding. Allegations of adultery...

read more

Understanding Georgia’s “Super Speeder” Law

Posted by on September 30, 2019 in Blog, personal injury

Reckless speeders are dangerous to everyone on the road and excessive speeds typically lead to higher fatality rates. Drive defensively and if you are injured by someone who was speeding, let us help you get the compensation you deserve. The Facts Speed-related automobile fatalities are staggeringly high in the United States. In recent years, Georgia has seen a significant increase in the number of speed-related vehicle fatalities with hundreds of deaths attributed to high speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has...

read more

Potential Damages in a Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit

Posted by on August 30, 2019 in Blog, personal injury

In the state of Georgia, if you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional acts of a third-party, you may be entitled to damages accounting for the various losses that you have suffered.  Damages available in Georgia car accident lawsuits operate much the same as in other jurisdictions — plaintiffs may recover compensatory damages and, infrequently, may be awarded punitive damages in cases involving conduct that is particularly egregious. Have you been injured in a car accident due to the fault of...

read more

Woodstock Truck Accident Attorney Discusses The Seriousness of Accidents With Big Rigs

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Blog, personal injury

Every day, tens of thousands of large commercial trucks and 18-wheelers crisscross Georgia’s streets and highways. These hulking vehicles, carrying tons of cargo and large amounts of fuel, must share the road with much smaller passenger vehicles. Driving a truck safely requires more attention, skill, and training than operating a car. Like other drivers, however, truck drivers often drive recklessly, violate safety laws and regulations, or engage in other misconduct while behind the wheel. Trucking companies more focused on profits than...

read more

Watch Out For – And Avoid – These Underhanded Divorce Tricks

Posted by on April 30, 2019 in Blog, Divorce

The hurricane of emotions involved in a divorce – anger and resentment, sadness and loss – rarely brings out the best in the people. These emotions can cause even the most level-headed, rational, and kind individuals to act in wildly uncharacteristic ways. For those who are inclined to let negative emotions take control or who, they may see their divorce as an all-out war with their spouse where all is fair – even when it clearly isn’t. All of this can cause divorcing spouses to say and do things which are unethical, underhanded, or designed...

read more

What is The Injury Victim’s Role in a Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit?

Posted by on March 29, 2019 in personal injury

After you’ve suffered an injury in a car accident, many unfamiliar challenges await. Recovery from your injuries can involve lengthy medical treatment and multiple surgeries. You may need extensive rehabilitation to regain the ability to function as you did before your accident. Pain, loss of mobility, and the inability to work for an extended period add further stress to an already difficult time. If another driver’s recklessness or negligence caused your injuries, you might also find yourself dealing with lawyers and lawsuits for the first...

read more