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Safety Tips for Boating This Summer

Summer is the high boating season in Georgia, and when it comes to fun in the sun, it is hard for anything else to compete. Boating accidents, however, are often exceptionally dangerous, which makes the following safety tips critical to the safety of everyone on the waterway.

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Street Racing in GA Has Consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic might have meant there were fewer drivers on the road, but that does not mean the roads were safer. In fact, there were more traffic-related deaths in 2020 than in recent years, as those who were driving seemed to be less respectful of traffic rules and safety.

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Appealing the Outcome of a Custody or Related Case

Child custody concerns are highly significant matters that directly affect your parental rights and your ongoing relationship with your children. The law understands the magnitude of these issues and, as such, allows parents the right to appeal a court’s custody-related decisions. To do so, however, you must be able to demonstrate that there was an error in either the facts presented or in how the law was applied to the case at hand.

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How Will a Divorce Affect My Taxes?

If you are facing a divorce, there are a lot of moving parts, and your taxes may not be getting the attention that they deserve. The fact of the matter is, however, that the tax implications of divorce can be considerable, and the time to think about them is before your divorce is finalized. If you have tax-related divorce concerns, consult with an experienced Georgia divorce attorney today.

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Why Hire a Divorce Lawyer?

The terms of your divorce will directly affect your parental and financial rights, and in addition to this serious matter, you can expect a good deal of emotional upheaval. Because the outcome of your divorce will affect your life so significantly, because your decision-making powers may be stretched to the limit by stress, and because the divorce process is complicated, you are well-advised to work closely with an experienced Georgia divorce lawyer throughout the legal process.

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Challenges for Families and the COVID Vaccine

Family law addresses its fair share of challenges that relate to family life, and the COVID vaccine is poised to join the growing list of such challenges. Family law deals with evolving social concerns, and COVID-19 vaccines fit the bill nicely. The plan is for all Americans over the age of 16 to be vaccinated in the very near future, and research is in the works regarding vaccinating children who are as young as two years old.

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Wrongful Death cases can be very complicated and require a thorough investigation. You need an experienced attorney to guide you through the many twists and turns of wrongful death litigation. Pending wrongful death case example: Forsyth County Client’s husband was driving south on Georgia 400 before sunrise with his daughter and her boyfriend and was […]

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All lawyers with significant DUI practices and all judges in Georgia that deal with DUI’s have been anxiously awaiting the Georgia Supreme Court’s opinion in Elliott v. The State (Docket No. S18A1204). Oral argument was conducted in the Georgia Supreme Court in April, 2018. What’s the big deal and what is the Elliott Issue? Some […]

Georgia residents have seen it constantly in television shows and movies: the cops have finally got their suspect, and as they’re placing the cuffs on the suspect they begin the mantra “You have the right to remain silent…” This beginning phrase is, with slight variations, used across the country by law enforcement to “read a […]

The end of a marriage can be an emotionally trying time, even for well-adjusted adults. It’s no surprise, then, that its effect on children can be magnified, considering their less-developed emotional and intellectual capabilities. There are, however, a couple ways divorcing couples with kids can help with the transition. One is to attempt to ensure […]

Readers of this blog may be all too aware of the details regarding the recently announced divorce between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. In light of their split after just over a year of marriage, media outlets have been reporting allegations of abuse, drug use and other salacious behaviors regularly. If you are facing the […]

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an eye-opening report discussing how the use of synthetic cannabinoids — otherwise known as synthetic marijuana — has once again exploded here in the U.S. Indeed, the CDC report found that poison control centers in 48 states received an astounding 3,572 calls concerning synthetic cannabinoids […]