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Father With Children Augusta GA

Having a baby is an exciting time for parents but having a baby when the parents are unwed can become difficult especially for the biological father. A child born to unmarried parents does not mean that the biological father is considered the legal father. The father must establish a legal relationship with the child before…

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Workers’ Compensation

When an employee is injured at work or on the job, workers’ compensation may provide them with benefits, rehabilitation or even supplemental income if deemed appropriate. Ultimately, these benefits are purposed to help a worker return to their job. Yet, there are many questions surrounding workers’ compensation, beginning with when to file a claim and how…

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Your Construction Defect Claim

While no new construction project is perfect, there is an expectation on behalf of the buyer to have work performed in a reasonable manner. Thus, when there is a failure to construct or oversee the construction of a building in a way that causes it to fail, a buyer might be able to file a construction…

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Estate Planning

Though 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 making sure that these are…

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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 (Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland).…

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Avoid The Courtroom With Collaborative Law

By 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 that a collaborative divorce is a process of troubleshooting and problem solving through effective mediation and counsel. Without question, individuals…

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Domestic Violence: When A Loved One Becomes A Threat

In 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, assault, stalking, criminal damage to one’s property,…

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Planning To Adopt A Relative?

As 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…

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Georgia’s Drug Laws

With steep fines and the potential for a lengthy jail sentence, drug offenses in the state of Georgia account for a large majority of felony criminal cases. What’s more, penalties extend beyond general punishments, as those convicted could lose federal/financial aid and personal property such as a car or even their home. With this in mind, FindLaw explains…

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Navigating Your Business Dispute

With great motivation and a shared vision, business partnerships are exciting, especially when things are going well. However, when there are disagreements, or when the newness wears off, some friends turned partners find themselves at dangerous odds. Business News Daily reports that issues with money, as well as operational concerns and intellectual property are three common business…

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