Estate Planning

Estate Planning Worksheet with Glasses on TopThough many assume that estate planning begins and ends with a last will and testament, there are numerous responsibilities and tasks that an estate-planning attorney takes on. This includes drafting living trusts and developing plans to mitigate or avoid estate taxes. The estate-planning attorney also handles one’s life savings and assets, specifically…

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Defend Your Business With Employment Law

When it comes to employment law, one is perhaps more inclined to think of the rights of employees. Yet, the rights and responsibilities of employers are equally important, as they are given the right to appoint and dismiss workers in accordance with proper procedures and to expect reasonable performance from employees (

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Avoid The Courtroom With Collaborative Law

Woman Sitting in Window SillBy all accounts, divorce is difficult, as couples face life-altering decisions relating to child custody, support and property division. Yet, when parties are willing to forego the attitude of "fight and win," Find Law explains…

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Domestic Violence: When A Loved One Becomes A Threat

Domestic Violence VictimIn the arena of family law in Georgia, the term domestic violence is used when someone living in a home harms another individual, attempts to harm them or gives them reason to believe that they might be harmed. As such, types of family or domestic violence include battery,…

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Planning To Adopt A Relative?

Mother with Young Child on Her BackAs part of a specialized area of Georgia law, an extended member of the family that is related to a child by blood or marriage may adopt the child, given that the rights of the child’s biological parents have been surrendered. This includes adoption by a grandparent, great grandparent, aunt, uncle, great aunt, great uncle or a sibling. For many, the benefit of relative adoption is that a child can remain in a stable,…

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