Domestic partnerships are becoming more common and are gaining more media attention. Each state and jurisdiction has different requirements regarding domestic partnerships, and keeping track of the different laws by state can be a confusing endeavor. We've put together some important points for those seeking domestic partnership agreements in Georgia.
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled DOMA (known as the Defense of Marriage Act), the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, unconstitutional by a vote of 5-4.
With DOMA stricken down by the Supreme Court and thinking about the future of gay rights, a question that comes to the minds of many is how does DOMA affect same-sex couples marrying and living in Georgia?
In a situation where you need to hire an attorney, it is important to establish good rapport with your lawyer and right from the get-go ensure you feel comfortable sharing all details about your case, confident they will fully represent you, and will fight to win your case and protect your rights.
Here are four vital tips to ensure a healthy and strong relationship with your family law attorney.
In a divorce involving children, it is important to foster their best interests by maintaining healthy and strong relationships with each parent, and not exposing them to conflict. However, there are certain situations where parents influence their children to choose sides. In extreme cases, parents create the expectation to reject the other parent, and in rare, severe cases, children are manipulated to hate and strongly dislike the other parent without fully understanding why. These are all examples of parental alienation.