Post-Adoption Services in Georgia

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When is Guardianship an Appropriate Action in Georgia?

Under Georgia law, the parents of a child have all legal authority over that child. However, in some cases, when parents are unable to parent, other parties, including an adult who is not that child’s parent, can gain such authority. This is done through a guardianship action, which is filed in the probate court. Often, […]

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Financial Assistance for Adoption in Georgia

The adoption process is not inexpensive. Some families who want to adopt are left struggling to find the resources to meet the high costs. Before you decide there is no way you can afford it and, therefore, give up your dream of starting a family, speak to an experienced Georgia adoption attorney. There may be […]

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Is Divorce the Only Solution to a Marriage Based on Deception?

In the Georgia courts, while a divorce serves to sever the bonds of marriage between two people, an annulment involves declaring the marriage itself invalid and restoring both parties to their former, single status. There are several issues that could be present in a marriage that may result in it being declared void or voidable […]

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Types of Income Used to Calculate Child Support

Every jurisdiction, including Georgia, has enacted child support guidelines used by the courts to determine what resources should be considered income for the purpose of calculating a parent’s child support obligation. Most of these guidelines employ the term “income from all sources.” Georgia’s child support guidelines require that the total gross income of both parents […]

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