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October 2017 Archives

How not to handle child custody during the school year

Divorcing parents should always do what is best for their children. The same goes when child custody issues come to light during the school year. School is stressful enough for kids when dealing with making friends, passing tests, writing papers and more. Here's how divorcing parents should never handle child custody issues during the school year.

New marijuana law takes effect in Atlanta

A new marijuana law has taken effect in Atlanta, Georgia, recently and many believe that there are some areas of concern even though the law itself is quite clear. The new law reduces possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a simple fine that does not come with a criminal conviction or jail time.

Georgia shoplifting laws create harsh penalties for theft

Many people see shoplifting as a victimless crime. They walk into a retail establishment, hide something or change out price tags, and then leave the store. Sometimes they pay a fraction of the actual price of the item. Other times, they don't pay anything. The retailer has to factor this kind of loss or shrink into one's overhead, effectively passing the price of stolen goods on to consumers.

A look at virtual visitation for child custody arrangements

Coming to an agreement on child custody arrangements can be quite difficult for parents, even if they've seen eye to eye previously on related topics. Possibly the most difficult aspect of the situation is determining which parent will have physical custody, which leaves the other parent with visitation rights. One method growing in popularity that is relieving some of the difficulty is virtual visitation.

Why should I hire a criminal defense lawyer?

Why should I hire a criminal defense lawyer? This is an excellent question and one that we are asked quite often by prospective clients. A criminal defense lawyer brings so much to the table that representing yourself in court just doesn't make sense even though it is well within your rights.

Important conversations to have prior to tying the knot

As you prepare to walk down the aisle, it's important to have open and honest conversations with your future spouse about the marriage. Having these discussions, some of which can be difficult, will help you see how the other person views different topics. Here are some important discussions you should have with your future spouse before saying "I do."

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