Parental Relocation After a Divorce in Alpharetta, Georgia

Americans have a hard time staying put. Every year, millions of Americans pick up stakes and move to a different city or state for a bunch of different reasons, whether a job opportunity, to be closer to family, or for a better climate. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11.5 percent of the U.S. population – or 35.7 million Americans –  moved between 2013 and 2014 alone. For families with children, such moves can be particularly...

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Which Should Come First: Filing for Divorce or Filing for Bankruptcy?

They say bad things tend to come in bunches. Sometimes, the deterioration of a marriage is accompanied by a deterioration of a couple’s finances, whether or not one of those problems caused the other. When that happens, and decisions need to be made about ending the marriage and seeking protection from creditors and debt collectors, timing can be everything. If both divorce and bankruptcy are looming on the horizon for couples in Alpharetta or...

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Can My Spouse File for Bankruptcy to Avoid Paying Child Support or Maintenance?

For individuals overwhelmed by debt and unable to meet their financial obligations, filing a bankruptcy petition can be an effective way to restructure those debts and even get some of those obligations discharged forever. What bankruptcy will not do is get someone out of having to pay any court-ordered child support or spousal maintenance. These domestic support payments are treated differently than other debts in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13...

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How a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Keep You Out of Jail If You Fall Behind on Child Support Or get you released from jail if you are sentenced to jail

If you fall way behind on most debts, such as car payments, credit card bills or your mortgage, bad things usually follow. Your car could be repossessed, the credit card company could get a judgment against you and garnish your wages or the bank could foreclose on your home. But one thing that won’t happen to you for not paying these debts is going to jail. If you don’t make child support payments in Georgia, however, jail is very much a...

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3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Car Accident Case

As Woodstock car accident attorneys, we are relentless in our pursuit of compensation and justice for those who have been injured because of the negligence and recklessness of others. We work tirelessly to assemble the strongest possible case to put our clients in an optimal position to obtain a substantial settlement or prevail at trial. If you’ve been injured or have lost a loved one in a car accident, you have every right to expect your...

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Social Media and Divorce: Your Posts Can and Will Be Used Against You

Thanks for visiting our blog and reading this post. We hope you find it interesting and informative. If you do, you may even decide to share it on social media. But if you are in the middle of divorce proceedings or anticipate getting divorced in the foreseeable future, you’ll want to be extremely careful with other information, photos, or comments you share and post online. While posting an eye-catching article or a funny cat video may not...

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