Parental Alienation Syndrome

The Toxic Effects of Parental Alienation Syndrome

by Ryan P. Post

A divorce or child custody case is perhaps one of the most challenging experiences any person may face in his/her life. One troubling area in custody matters concerns an increase in the number of accusations of "parental alienation syndrome," also known as "malicious parent syndrome.” Unfortunately, parental alienation is all too common and can play a significant and unfortunate role in a divorce, custody, or other family law case.

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Paternity Test Required

Is a Paternity Test Required for Child Support?

by Gina Grady

The topic of child support has long been a controversial one throughout the state of Georgia. During the past decade, changes have been made to the law in an effort to make rules more transparent and fair to both parents. However, there are still problems, especially when paternity is an issue. Horror stories involving non-biological parents being severely punished for failing to pay child support even though the child in question was not theirs helped influence changes to how paternity affects child support. If you believe that you and the other parent of your child may soon confront child support issues, it is important to know whether or not a paternity test is required for child support in Georgia.

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