Informative Reads on Consumer Rights and Other Legal Matters


LIVING (INTER VIVOS) TRUSTS EXPLAINED

January 2, 2019
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HOW TO STOP DEBT COLLECTION CALLS

December 18, 2018

Debt collectors are relentless. If you owe money that is past due, or simply if the debt collector thinks you owe money that is past due, they will call you. And call you. And mail you letters. They may contact you at…

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V.A. SERVICE CONNECTION EXPLAINED

September 23, 2018

Service Connection is a concept that confuses a lot of claimants for veteran disability compensation. Veterans tend to know how and where their injuries occurred. We remember those things. I remember with very vivid clarity all the times I was hurt…

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CHILD SUPPORT IN GEORGIA

September 13, 2018

Child support in Georgia follows a detailed outline created by the Georgia Legislature. When a court decides that a parent must pay child support, the amount the parent must pay is determined by applying the “child support obligation table,” which…

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WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DIE WITHOUT A WILL

August 14, 2018

In a nutshell, if you don’t have one and you die, the Georgia Legislature (you know, the collection of politicians that hang out in that gold-domed structure in Atlanta) decide who gets your stuff and a court will decide what…

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DOES IT MATTER WHO MY CHILD WANTS TO LIVE WITH?

August 14, 2018

In Georgia, it depends on the child’s age. The Best Interests of the Child test always applies. However, depending on how old the child is, the court may ask the child. Usually a court will not do this if the child is…

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DIVISION OF PROPERTY THROUGH DIVORCE IN GEORGIA

August 12, 2018

It can be difficult to distribute property when a couple decides to pursue a divorce. Divis Law wants to help you understand decide this very basic aspect of divorce. In Georgia, courts apply the equitable distribution model of property division. It’s important to understand…

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TRUSTS: PROTECTION FOR EVERYONE, NOT JUST THE RICH

August 5, 2018

TRUSTS: PROTECTION FOR EVERYONE Once upon a time, trusts were mostly tools used only be the extremely wealthy to protect their assets and transfer property. Trusts have changed and the law has changed, and in 2018, trusts are underutilized. Trusts…

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CHILD CUSTODY: BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD

August 5, 2018

HOW COURTS DECIDE CHILD CUSTODY CASES All good parents want the best for their children. Family courts have the often difficult job of making a decision about child custody when parents can’t agree with each other whose “best” is the…

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SIDE BY SIDE WITH A FRIEND – DIVIS LAW, LLC

July 24, 2018

This photo is a relic. It comes, very literally, from another millennium. It was taken in 1999 with a disposable, film-using camera at Fort Benning, Georgia, after a long field training exercise at the Infantry Officer Basic Course (IOBC). That’s…

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