Served with Divorce Papers? What to Do in the State of Georgia

YOU GOT SERVED!! What does it mean to be “served” according to Georgia law and what do you do if you are served with process?   Every civil lawsuit (including domestic relations cases such as divorce and child support modification) requires what is called service of process.  The purpose of service is of course, to notify […]

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State-wide Fee Increase

House Bill 1055 adopted by the Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia State Senate and signed into law May 14, 2010, by Governor Sonny Perdue caused all court costs to increase effective that day. Pursuant to the above, attached please find a list of court cost fee increases from the Fulton County Daily Report, […]

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Are Prenuptial Agreements enforceable in Georgia? (Part II of a II Part Series)

As usual, the best way to illustrate the current state of the law is to give an example by way of recent precedent.  One particularly illustrative case is Mallen v. Mallen, a case decided by the Georgia Supreme Court in 2005.  In Mallen, the Supreme Court upheld a prenuptial agreement after an in-depth examination of […]

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