Communicating with a Co-Parent in the 21st Century

Rachel K. Miller, Esq.Uncategorized

Where would we be without technology? Without technology, we would not have access to e-mail 24/7; we would not have food delivery at our finger-tips; we would have to actually watch TV commercials; and we would not be able to know everything about a friend who we have not seen in decades! Every day we use technologies to make our life better … Read More

10 Secrets to Manage Your Attorney’s Fees During a Divorce

Richardson, Bloom, & LinesDivorce, FAQs, Information

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One of the many unpleasant aspects of a divorce is the attorney’s fees. Many people spend more on their divorce than they did for their wedding. The secret is that you have more control to manage the attorney’s fees than you realize. Here are the top 10 ways to keep your attorney’s fees under control. ENTER A RETAINER AGREEMENT WITH … Read More

Tips for Successful Mediation

William AlexanderDivorce, Mediation

Mediation is the single best opportunity to resolve the case—everyone is present for one singular purpose: to settle. But achieving that goal does not begin the morning of mediation, it begins in the days, weeks or months leading to that point. As Ben Franklin once stated, “by failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” Thus, naturally, the key to … Read More

5 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Family Law Attorney to Advise You in Your Custody Dispute

Melody Z. RichardsonCustody, Melody Richardson

5 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Family Law Attorney

“You get what you pay for” may be a trite expression, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true. As a result of the Great Recession, many folks who graduated from law school during that time were unable to find jobs. As a result, they started their own firms without the benefit of experience or mentors. You should not only hire … Read More

How to Create a Parenting Plan for the Holidays

Melody Z. RichardsonCustody, Melody Richardson

How to Create a Parenting Plan

If you do not yet have a parenting plan because you are still working your way through the process, now is the time to get a temporary parenting plan in place for the holidays. There are several ways to accomplish that goal before the holiday season is in full swing. Approach the Other Parent First, try to reach out to … Read More

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find Out What It Means to… All Parents

Rachel K. Miller, Esq.Divorce, Step-Parent

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In August of 2017, I reviewed Step Mom magazine, a source of advice and strategies for how to be a good step-mother. The article discussed the obstacles faced by step-parents and offered words of encouragement for overcoming those hurdles. But, it is not just step-parents that have difficulties in a post-divorce family.   Recently, I read the summary of an … Read More

Enforcing Child Support Orders in Georgia

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You and your children depend on your child support to make ends meet. When you do not receive the child support that the Court has ordered, it can cause severe financial problems for your family. Thankfully, you have several options to force the other parent to pay court-ordered child support. You can file contempt of court action to get the … Read More

Grandparents Rights in Georgia

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Grandparents Rights in Georgia

Grandparents often play a special role in their grandchildren’s lives. They offer both grandchildren and parents guidance and support. However, there are situations where parents may not want their child’s grandparents involved in their lives, especially when one parent may no longer be in the child’s life. Do grandparents have any rights when it comes to their grandchildren in Georgia? … Read More

5 Common Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

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Atlanta, Georgia Prenuptial Agreement Lawyers | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

Getting married is often considered one of the most romantic times in your life. Talking about what will happen if you divorce for purposes of developing a prenuptial agreement is anything but romantic. However, the practicality of creating a prenuptial agreement will often outweigh the need for romance before a wedding. The trick is to have the discussion and get … Read More