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What to Consider When Looking for the Top Family Law Attorneys

January 2, 2020 | Comments (0)

Your divorce, child custody battle or grandparent visitation pursuit are all sensitive endeavors with unique features and nuances that demand expert attention. To get the best legal advice for such an important situation, you’ll want to seek out the top family law attorneys in your area. What may seem like a daunting task, especially in the face of so many other emotional challenges, can actually be quite simple if you know what to look for and the right questions to ask. Let’s take a look at some considerations to keep in mind when looking for the top family law attorneys… Read More

All You Need to Know About Establishing Legitimation in GA 

January 2, 2020 | Comments (0)

  The modern family has changed from the traditional family structure that used to dominate history. Typical families today are made up of a loving blend of caregivers, partners, step children and step parents, extended family, new spouses and old spouses, and anyone else who finds family through love rather than blood. Unfortunately, in the eyes of Georgia law, love does not guarantee parental rights, which is why establishing legitimation in GA is a crucial step to anyone seeking official fatherhood. What is Legitimation? Under Georgia law, any man who is unmarried at the time of their child’s birth is… Read More

Crucial Signs You Need to Hire a Child Custody Attorney 

December 10, 2019 | Comments (0)

  Whether you’re going through a divorce or facing a difficult family situation, the process of determining child custody is a pressure-filled, emotional journey. In such intense scenarios, it’s natural to second-guess nearly every decision, worried it might somehow make a bad situation worse. However, there are crucial signs to keep an eye out for that could indicate it’s time to hire a child custody attorney. If you’re noticing these signs, don’t second-guess yourself and don’t hesitate to hire a child custody attorney. In any case, it’s another person in your corner available to offer advice and a clear head… Read More

What If I Don’t Hire a Prenup Lawyer? 

December 10, 2019 | Comments (0)

Prenuptial agreements, also known as “prenups,” are legally binding contracts put in place before marriage to protect assets for both parties. Regardless of status or wealth, having a predetermined agreement in place can ease tensions down the line in the event of divorce, since the division of assets has already been decided and agreed upon. With the complexities involved in any prenuptial contract, deciding to not hire a prenup lawyer can put yourself at risk down the line. Each state has different laws pertaining to prenuptial agreements. Unless you’re familiar with your state’s specific stipulations and feel totally comfortable interpreting… Read More

Why You Should Be Honest with Your Family Law Attorney

November 12, 2019 | Comments (0)

There are several reasons you may find yourself working with a family law attorney. Whether you’re pursuing grandparent visitation rights or trying to establish legitimation or paternity, it can be a sensitive time for everyone involved. The goal of a family law attorney is to see all parties succeed through a mutually beneficial agreement, and achieving this goal is made easier when all parties are completely open and honest throughout the process. Any time you’re dealing with family law, emotions are bound to run high and become intertwined with the agreements being discussed. Though, there are things you can do… Read More

Top Financial Questions You Should Ask Your Divorce Attorney

November 12, 2019 | Comments (0)

No one goes into a marriage prepared for it to end, though many people in the United States go through a divorce at some point in their lives. It tends to be a slow burn that occurs from a variety of different factors, like race, religion, finances, infidelity or lack of communication. When facing a divorce, there can be a million questions racing through your mind, making it difficult to think clearly and ask your divorce attorney the important questions. It’s normal to feel protective and defensive throughout the course of a divorce, especially when it comes to your finances.… Read More

10 Important Questions About Collecting Child Support, Answered by a Family Lawyer

October 7, 2019 | Comments (0)

Child support is court-ordered payments, normally required from a noncustodial parent as part of a divorce or legal separation process, for the financial support of a minor child, intended to protect a child from the financial ramifications of his or her parents’ separation or divorce. The support is for use to provide a child with necessities such as food, shelter, education and childcare, and nonessentials that the child was accustomed to as part of his or her lifestyle while the parents were married. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Collecting Child Support Here are answers to some of the most… Read More

10 Important Things to Know About Prenups

October 7, 2019 | Comments (0)

Prenuptial agreements have become increasingly common in American marriages. Nowadays, most couples understand the practical benefits for both spouses that a prenup can provide. Prenups enable couples entering a marriage to define and categorize assets, financials, and other future concerns. While you and your fiancé are planning for your financial future, here are some things you should know about prenups: What is a Prenuptial Agreement? A prenup is a legal document that engaged couples sign prior to getting married, which sets forth their formal agreement on the division of assets and obligations in the event of a divorce or death… Read More

When Do I Need to Talk to a Family Divorce Lawyer?

August 27, 2019 | Comments (0)

When a marriage is nearing its end, it can be tough to deal with the combined stress of life following the divorce and the emotional trauma of the divorce itself. For couples that weren’t anticipating a separation, it can be even tougher to navigate what the next steps should be. If you are considering divorcing your partner, there are likely many questions that you have. Hiring a professional, experienced Daniele Johnson & Associates divorce lawyer can help you find the answers you need to move forward.   What Is a Divorce Lawyer? A divorce lawyer is an attorney that specializes… Read More

What Is a Prenuptial Agreement and How Does It Work?

August 27, 2019 | Comments (0)

What Is a Prenuptial Agreement and How Does It Work? Couples desiring to avoid potential property and financial disputes may choose to make a prenuptial agreement, or “prenup”. While you may be hesitant to make a prenup due to its stigma, the fact remains that making a prenup can work wonders for securing you and your partner’s financial future.   What Is a Prenup? A prenup, is a written contract created by a couple prior to getting married. A prenup details how a couple divides finances in the event of a divorce, along with the assets that each spouse owns… Read More