FAMILY LAW

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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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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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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