Child Custody for Unmarried Parents: What to Know in Georgia

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Can a Divorce Resettlement Be Reopened?

Reopening a divorce settlement is generally not something allowed under Georgia law, but there are exceptions to the rule. Your settlement can be reopened but only in certain cases and under certain conditions. If you feel your settlement is unfair and should be changed or there are extenuating circumstances in your case, reaching out to […]

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Podcast Episode #3: How Difficult is Legitimation in Georgia?

In this episode, Mary Montgomery speaks with attorney Dominic Jones to discuss the legitimation process in Georgia. Listen now or read the transcript below to learn more about what courts consider during a legitimation claim. Listen Now: Mary Montgomery: This is Mary Montgomery at Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor in Atlanta, Georgia. On today’s podcast, I am […]

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Understanding Georgia Foster Care Adoption Laws

If you are considering foster care adoption in Georgia, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some of the most important issues and aspects you will want to consider. Are You Already Fostering the Child? If you are already a foster parent to the child you want to adopt, you may find that […]

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Podcast Episode #2: Does Signing a Birth Certificate Legitimize a Child in Georgia?

In our second podcast episode, we discuss whether or not a signed birth certificate impacts legitimation, and whether it’s a good idea for an unmarried father to discuss legitimation with the child’s mother. Listen Now: Transcript of Episode #2: Does Signing a Birth Certificate Legitimize a Child in Georgia? Mary Montgomery: Hello everyone. This is […]

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