Victoria Conkel Turney Awarded the USMCCCA’s Donald L. Dickson Award

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SM&P Supports the Veterans’ Court

“Giving back is essential to the well-being of a successful law firm, or any business,” said Mary Montgomery, SM&P founding and managing partner. “Our philosophy is well-served by providing personnel support to the Cobb County Veterans Accountability and Treatment Court (VTC). These veterans have offered up so much.

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Preparing a Home for Your First Adoption

Preparing to bring home your first child through adoption is an exciting time. Knowing that you are well prepared for the big transition can help calm anxious nerves and allow you to focus more fully on the most important thing: your new child. There are many steps you can take to ensure you’re ready to […]

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What to Consider When Marrying Someone with Children

If you are contemplating marriage to a person who has children from another relationship, there are many factors to consider. Among them are your current and future relationship with those children, the effect on child support, whether or not you want to adopt the children, estate planning adjustments, and the likely loss of alimony.

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A Father’s Rights to the Unborn Child

In Georgia, there is no presumption that custody should go to the mother or father. Both parents are equal in the eyes of the law. If the biological mother is married, the law presumes that her husband is the father of the child. However, if the father is not the mother’s husband, he should take […]

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