Shredding Day Fundraiser

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Georgia Bill Increases Tax Credit for Foster Care Adoptions

May is National Foster Child/Parent Month. In late March, House Bill 114 was passed benefiting families with children adopted who were previously in foster care with DFCS. In the past, Georgia has provided a $2000 tax credit (not a deduction) per child per year until the child turned 18. The new law increases this amount […]

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Sartain Writes Book for People Considering Adoption

SM&P’s adoption expert, Judy Sartain, has recently released her book, Beginner’s Guide to Georgia Adoption Law. “During my more than twenty-five years practicing law in my home state of Georgia,” said Judy, “I have been fortunate enough to finalize over 800 adoptions in the state with children from all over the United States and the […]

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Sprayberry JROTC Drill Meet

Many high schools have a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) curriculum where the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment are instilled in the students. Routinely, a school will host a Drill Meet for cadets at local schools to compete in various categories. Recently, Cobb County’s […]

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SM&P Opens Office in Gainesville

Taking into account the needs of our northeast metro clients, SM&P has opened a seventh office at 200 West Academy St. in Gainesville. Like the offices in Marietta, Buckhead, Johns Creek, Fayetteville, Canton, and Alpharetta, the Gainesville location will fully support clients with their family law legal needs, including situations of divorce, spousal support, child […]

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