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How To Plan For A Divorce From A Narcissist

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Going through a divorce is always difficult, even if you are on relatively amicable terms with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Indeed, even in the best circumstances, there are bound to be emotional highs and lows associated with your divorce, and ending any relationship can be challenging, sad, and complicated. Yet divorcing a narcissist can be… Read More »

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Steps For An Uncontested Georgia Divorce

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

If you are planning to get divorced in Georgia, it may be possible to have the process go more quickly and smoothly if you can have an uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce, as opposed to a contested divorce, is one in which the spouses have reached an agreement about all legal matters pertaining to… Read More »

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How To Avoid Social Media Mistakes In Your Divorce Or Other Family Law Case

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Whether you are thinking about filing for divorce in Atlanta, have already filed for divorce, or have been served with divorce papers after your spouse filed, it is critical to consider the ways in which social media could impact your divorce or other family law case (like legitimation, alimony, modification, child support enforcement, paternity,… Read More »

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Partner Brooke M. French Elevated to Chair of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Inn of Court

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Partner Brooke M. French was elevated to the Chair of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Inn of Court at the annual Spring banquet on Wednesday June 22, 2022 at the Canoe Restaurant in Atlanta overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The banquet was the organization’s first in person event since March 22, 2022 and was well attended… Read More »

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Steps In Divorce Mediation

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Many spouses in the Atlanta area who are planning to get divorced will turn to divorce mediation to resolve existing disputes so that they can have an uncontested divorce. As you may know, an uncontested divorce—one in which the spouses have reached an agreement on all issues—can go much more quickly than a contested… Read More »

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How To Prepare For A Gray Divorce

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Getting divorced in Georgia at any age, and after any number of years of marriage, can be difficult and emotional. For older adults who have been married for decades and are considering the possibility of a “gray divorce,” as these types of divorce cases have become known, it is important to consider specific issues… Read More »

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How To Seek Child Custody As A Grandparent

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Divorces and separations can be challenging in Georgia and elsewhere in the country, especially when there are minor children from the relationship. While parents ultimately may be able to reach an agreement about child custody and co-parenting, or might be able to find ways to engage with one another for the sake of their… Read More »

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Property Division Steps In A Divorce

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

Anyone who is planning to get divorced in Georgia should understand how property division works, and should know that Georgia is an equitable distribution state for purposes of property division. What this means is that all assets and liabilities must be disclosed and classified as either marital or separate; must be accounted for, and… Read More »

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How To Handle An Inheritance In An Atlanta Divorce

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

If you receive an inheritance prior to or during your marriage, how will it be handled in your divorce case? Do you need to take any steps to protect your inheritance in your divorce case? The following information clarifies how to handle an inheritance in an Atlanta divorce. Disclose Any Property You Have Inherited … Read More »

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What Is The Process For Legitimation In Georgia?

By Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French |

If you do not currently have legal rights to your biological child, you may need to file a legitimation petition in order to establish your legal rights. While the terms paternity and legitimation are frequently used interchangeably, it is important to know that establishing paternity and legitimation are in fact different processes. Paternity is… Read More »

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