February 2018

Mediation and the Divorce process

2018-02-12T02:54:52+00:00

Divorce is not always adversarial or played out like a soap opera in open court. There are several different techniques that help couples work out the details of their divorce in amicable terms. One of these tools is called mediation. This can be an effective resolution process. A Forsyth County family law attorney at the [...]

Mediation and the Divorce process 2018-02-12T02:54:52+00:00

Alimony and President Trump’s Tax Cuts: Race to the Courthouse?

2018-02-12T02:54:12+00:00

The recently-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents the first large-scale reworking of the nation’s tax code in decades. It also will dramatically impact the taxes of those who pay or receive alimony payments. Because the changes won’t go into effect until 2019, people planning on divorcing might want to speed up—or delay—their divorce. Alimony [...]

Alimony and President Trump’s Tax Cuts: Race to the Courthouse? 2018-02-12T02:54:12+00:00

Is Your Ex Alienating You from Your Children?

2018-02-12T02:53:56+00:00

The stated policy of Georgia is to “encourage that a child has continuing contact with parents and grandparents” and to help parents participate in raising their children. That policy is frustrated when one parent tries to turn the children against the other parent. If you suspect your ex is trying to drive a wedge between [...]

Is Your Ex Alienating You from Your Children? 2018-02-12T02:53:56+00:00

January 2018

Who is Entitled to Child Support in Georgia?

2018-01-24T20:05:23+00:00

Going through a divorce is a difficult time, and worrying about how you will provide financially for your children can add to that stress. You may be entitled to child support under Georgia law. Sometimes if you receive child support it needs modifying, based on changed circumstances. A Dawson County family law attorney can assist [...]

Who is Entitled to Child Support in Georgia? 2018-01-24T20:05:23+00:00

The Financial Stress of a Divorce

2018-02-12T02:55:08+00:00

Divorce and separation consistently make the top five lists of biggest stressors in life. Additionally, often in the top 10, you will find various iterations of financial stresses. When divorce and financial trouble intersect, it can be overwhelming. Depending on both the status of your divorce and finances, bankruptcy might be an option to consider. [...]

The Financial Stress of a Divorce 2018-02-12T02:55:08+00:00

Preparing for a Georgia Divorce Hearing

2018-01-19T16:56:00+00:00

If your Georgia divorce is headed toward a hearing, it’s natural to be nervous about what’s to come. There are steps that you can take, however, that will better prepare you for court. Like so many things, a divorce hearing takes preparation, but it’s also important to remember that your testimony reflects the life you’ve [...]

Preparing for a Georgia Divorce Hearing 2018-01-19T16:56:00+00:00

Managing Social Media During a Divorce

2018-02-12T02:56:18+00:00

If you are contemplating divorce or currently going through a divorce it's important to take a careful look at how to handle your social media activity. The Epps Law Group can assist you in your divorce proceedings and help you understand the impact social media can have during this time. Deciphering Social Media Stats Facebook, [...]

Managing Social Media During a Divorce 2018-02-12T02:56:18+00:00

Georgia Child Support: 4 Common Myths  

2018-01-19T16:52:21+00:00

  If you’re going through a Georgia divorce and you have children, child support is naturally an important concern. Many states have similar child support laws, but there are distinctions from state to state. It can be difficult to find legitimate information related to child support (as it applies to your divorce) online, but it [...]

Georgia Child Support: 4 Common Myths   2018-01-19T16:52:21+00:00

December 2017

DUI and Child Custody

2018-02-12T02:57:12+00:00

Divorce is an emotionally stressful situation, and unfortunately, many people turn to drugs or alcohol to help them cope. But if you get behind the wheel of a car while impaired, you are risking more than losing your driver’s license. You might also lose custody of your children. If you’ve been arrested for a DUI [...]

DUI and Child Custody 2018-02-12T02:57:12+00:00

Should I Have a Postnuptial Agreement?

2018-01-16T15:08:32+00:00

Many people have heard of prenuptial agreements, which are agreements two people sign before getting married in which they identify how their property will be divided in the event of death or divorce. But what if you’ve already sprinted to the altar and gotten hitched? Is it too late to come up with an agreement [...]

Should I Have a Postnuptial Agreement? 2018-01-16T15:08:32+00:00