Child Custody Papers

Facing a child custody dispute can be an extremely difficult experience for any parent. In some cases, child custody disputes may be accompanied by paternity claims, seeking to prove that a particular person is the biological father of the child, and that he is required to pay child support and to engage in child custody matters. In such scenarios, the … Read More

No Shoulder to Lean On in a DIY Divorce

In the midst of a divorce, you will likely have friends and family members who you can talk to. You will be able to vent your frustrations to them. They may have gone through a divorce and may be able to offer emotional support and advice about dealing with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. They may even offer legal advice, though you … Read More

No Mediator Between You and Your Spouse in a DIY Divorce

While a mediator and lawyer are often two different things, a family law attorney can act as a figurative mediator in a divorce. If you are representing yourself and things get heated between you and your spouse, you will have to handle the situation on your own. It will be hard to negotiate with the other party if you don’t … Read More

Missing Out on a Lawyer’s Efficiency in a DIY Divorce

When you represent yourself in a divorce, you miss out on a lawyer’s efficiency. You waste valuable time, money and other resources researching then trying to do, then researching and then trying to do what you researched again. Your divorce can often result in delays, all of which only adds stress to an already stressful situation. A Georgia divorce involves … Read More

DIY Divorces Could End Up Costing You More

There are many aspects of our economy that are forcing people to file their own divorce as an effort to save money. Or it may be a confidence of having accomplished other tasks on your own that you had not done before. In fact, there are even many websites encouraging people to consider a do-it-yourself divorce and have some documents … Read More

Potential to Be Bullied in DIY Divorces

It is common that a divorce can bring out your partner’s animosity or they hire a lawyer that has an ego or just operates in an aggressive or pushy way, which can lead to harassment and bullying. When you are going through a divorce, however, you shouldn’t have to handle the bullying on your own. A divorce is stressful enough … Read More

DIY Divorces Could Bring Emotions into It

Divorce is never a happy event for anyone, even when it is inevitable, according to an article in Psychology Today. For every person who gets divorced, there are many emotions that arise, from anger and frustration to feelings of sadness and loss. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 800,000 divorces every … Read More

DIY Divorces May Experience Delays

For many Georgia couples who are filing for divorce, it is important to move through the process as quickly as possible to begin assembling a new life after divorce. Georgia law provides specific timing requirements for certain elements of a divorce, but others depend upon a number of different factors, from whether the spouses can come to an agreement on … Read More

DIY Divorces May Not Have a Clear and Binding Agreement

If you are planning to file for an uncontested divorce (both parties agree on divorce terms) specifically in Georgia, you may think that you do not need the help of a divorce lawyer because you and your wife already agree on everything and you have figured out how to do other tasks in the past so you think you should … Read More

Could Make Mistakes in a DIY Divorce

Getting divorced in Georgia without a capable divorce lawyer lawyer in Georgia is complicated and not something they taught you in school, and it requires an understanding of the statutory law and case law concerning issues of properly filing a petition for divorce, equitably (fairly) dividing marital property, accurately determining support, and determining child custody in the best interest of … Read More