Intended Parental Rights in Surrogacy

It’s a big decision to have a child through surrogacy with a very anxious nine months as you worry about another person carrying your child. Whether you have a traditional surrogacy or a gestational one, it’s essential to know what legal steps you need to take to ensure that you’re granted your full parental rights […]

Can I Get Visits With A Criminal Record?

Any time a parent gets convicted of a crime or has a past criminal record, there is concern about how that might affect custody and visitation rights in the event of a divorce, legitimation, or custody modification case. There’s no easy answer to this question as every case is different and needs to be looked […]

Planning Ahead: Co-parenting and Car Insurance

Managing all of the details of a divorce is difficult. While most know that discussions need to occur regarding assets, property, investments, and child support or visitation schedules, several other topics also deserve your attention. One thing you may not be thinking about at the time of your divorce is who will pay for your […]

5 Ways to Create a Strong Marriage

It’s a big decision to have a child through surrogacy with a very anxious nine months as you worry about another person carrying your child. Whether you have a traditional surrogacy or a gestational one, it’s essential to know what legal steps you need to take to ensure that you’re granted your full parental rights […]

Handling Taxes After a Divorce

Filing your taxes is rarely an easy or straightforward process, but the usually pesky process can become downright thorny after divorce. Your local Georgia attorneys at Family Matters Law Group understand that this is challenging and confusing, and we’re here to help. While you may also need to consult an accountant, we can guide you […]

What Is A Medical Divorce?

When thinking of reasons a couple decides to divorce, irreconcilable differences, adultery, or other serious conflicts come to mind. However, there are marriages where a couple wants to stay together, but the prohibitive cost of healthcare may warrant seeking a medical divorce due to one spouse’s illness. Jointly held assets or the healthy spouse’s income […]

Checklist for your Georgia Divorce

Contemplating divorce is an overwhelming prospect, beginning with the emotional toll it takes. On top of this, you’re suddenly dealing with so many different aspects of separating a shared life, shared property, and shared finances. You may also have a child or children that will be part of the matrix you’ll need to navigate during […]

Bonding For Blended Families

After the dust settled on your divorce, you fell in love with someone new and remarried. You and your spouse both have children to add to the mix this time. Despite your newfound love and happiness, it may not all be a blissful honeymoon, as you’re also facing new challenges of how to bond as […]

Self-Care During A Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful events that can take place in your life. It changes everything from your plans for the future to your sense of yourself as part of a couple. If you have children, it also changes the shape of your family. While you’re in the midst of it, and even […]

Divorce Decree Modifications in Georgia

Child Custody GA

One major question we hear quite frequently as family law attorneys is whether or not a client may file a contempt action as a response to their ex-spouse’s petition for modification, whether it be in regards to child support or divorce in general. The answer is: absolutely! You may file an action for contempt of […]