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Joint Physical and Legal Custody in Georgia

Joint Physical and Legal Custody in Georgia

A large part of any divorce is deciding who gets custody of the children. According to the experts at Swilling Family Law, parents can typically expect to obtain joint custody in Georgia, though many don't understand what joint custody truly entails. All parties must...

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Does Georgia Recognize Common Law Marriage?

Does Georgia Recognize Common Law Marriage?

State governments across the nation each have a unique perspective regarding some institutions in society. One of those institutions is marriage. While many states do recognize those couples who have been together for several years in a nuclear home relationship as...

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Good Faith Conversation Tips for Success

Good Faith Conversation Tips for Success

When it comes to important legal decisions regarding your children, it is essential to discuss your intentions with all parties involved in their care before taking any action. We suggest engaging in a GOOD FAITH CONVERSATION.   A good faith conversation is where...

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Financial Planning before a Divorce is Filed

Financial Planning before a Divorce is Filed

When facing a divorce, many will think about the big items- what to do with their house, how much will child support be, and who pays the IRS debt?  It’s been our experience that a little planning before a divorce is filed can help save frustrations later on in...

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