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Top Misconceptions About Child Custody and Support in GA
Check out this article about mistaken beliefs many Georgia parents may have regarding child custody and child support. Many parents may misunderstand the relationship between both areas of law, the way these arrangements are decided and the permanency of both arrangements. Learn more about the guidelines used to determine child custody, child support and the availability of modifications.

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How is marital property divided in Georgia?
Take a look at this article which discusses equitable distribution in Georgia. When couples go through a divorce, the court has discretion over how to divide the couple’s marital assets. Factors such as age, health and education may play a role in how that property is awarded. Therefore, having legal counsel can help people understand this process and prepare all necessary documentation for the court.

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Do indigent fathers have right to appointed counsel?
Check out this article about a recent ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court that dismissed the class action status of a lawsuit brought forward by a group of fathers. The fathers, who had faced incarceration for failing to pay child support, argued that their rights were violated because the state failed to appoint them attorneys. While the court dismissed the class action suit, it did leave open the possibility that the right to appointed counsel may be guaranteed in some child support cases.
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