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December 2015 Archives

When can a paternity test be ordered in Georgia?

If you're trying to get child support from someone in Georgia or you're trying to avoid paying child support for a child you don't think is yours, then a DNA test can be helpful. A DNA test is nearly 100 percent accurate, so the results can prove whether or not you're the parent of a child. Your attorney can help you with a child support case, but you first need to prove that a man is the father of your child in Georgia.

Domestic violence is a major issue

It's easy to dismiss domestic violence issues as he-said-she-said situations or something that only happens in certain areas or income levels, but this just isn't true. Domestic violence is a pervasive issue in our society and is not limited to sex, race, socioeconomic status. Understanding the seriousness of domestic violence and the negative effects it can have long after the victim has escaped the abuser is important to fixing this problem.

Why is an attorney helpful during a divorce?

Filing for a divorce isn't necessarily easy, but if you work with your attorney, you can keep your documents in order and make sure the divorce is moving as swiftly as possible. Divorces can be emotionally trying, but with the right support, you can be sure you fight for what's rightfully yours following your marriage.

You can fight back against domestic violence

Restraining orders are there to protect you, your children and your home from those who are dangerous to you. If you're in a situation where domestic violence or abuse is a problem, reach out. Your attorney can help you get an immediate restraining order that can protect you from the person causing you harm. You don't need to wait an extended period of time for protection.