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Our Georgia family law attorneys have been helping good people going through difficult divorce and family law issues since 2003. Divorce and family law matters are often a stressful and emotionally trying experience.  While we will be aggressive, effective and efficient in our handling of your case – we will not take a case that should be settled out of court and unnecessarily turn it into an expensive contested matter. However, should your case require court hearings and a trial, we are ready to take advantage of every opportunity that Georgia law provides to get you the most favorable result.

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What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in a Divorce Case?

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in a Divorce Case?

Short of litigation, there are ways in which two parties can come to an agreement by using methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). ADR can oftentimes be cheaper and less stressful on families in an already stressful time. In fact, some courts now require an attempt at mediation before they can proceed with litigation. Alternative Dispute Resolution is usually classified into four subcategories: negotiation, mediation, collaborative law, and arbitration. While each of these four methods has their own benefits and features, there are...

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Divorce and the Bankruptcy Automatic Stay

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Divorce and the Bankruptcy Automatic Stay

The automatic stay is a unique and powerful feature of bankruptcy cases and is a major benefit for individuals and businesses filing bankruptcy.  It is a legal rule that states that as soon as a bankruptcy case is filed, creditors cannot sue, garnish wages, or make any other collection attempts.  It is meant to give the debtor time to reorganize debt and to craft a plan for repayment and comes at a time that is often the pinnacle of a wave of demands that he or she cannot meet. While this legal protection can be very meaningful and important...

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When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide

The Bankruptcy Code provides an exception from the automatic stay in the context of a divorce proceeding, which allows an individual to commence or continue a divorce suit. Generally, there are three things that get sorted out during a divorce proceeding: property division, child custody, and spousal and child support. The automatic stay bankruptcy provides will stop any property division but will not stop the determination of custody or payment of support. Child and spousal support are non-dischargeable debts, meaning that filing for...

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Child Custody: What is Supervised Visitation?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Child Custody: What is Supervised Visitation?

If there is a history of abuse in the family, especially toward the child, Georgia courts will most likely grant supervised visitation. The courts usually seek to promote a relationship between the child and both parents, obviously without jeopardizing the child’s wellbeing in any way. Visitation rights in Georgia are awarded when a parent has no custody over the child. The court will set the guidelines for visitation depending on the circumstances and will ensure that they do not infringe in any way on the custodial parent’s rights and...

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What is Legal Custody?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

What is Legal Custody?

In the context of a divorce or family law case involving minor children, legal custody is the right for the parents to make major decisions regarding their child(ren). With joint legal custody, both parents will have equal rights and responsibilities to make major decisions concerning their child(ren). The four (4) major legal custody areas: Medical   Educational   Extracurricular   Religious Decisions   The parents can split these final decision-making rights. For example, the Father may have the tie breaker for...

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Domestic Violence and Temporary Restraining Order FAQs

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Domestic Violence and Temporary Restraining Order FAQs

What is a restraining order? A restraining order is intended to protect victims of harassment and domestic violence from further abuse. There are two types of restraining orders: Family Violence Protection Orders provide protection when a family member is harming or harassing you. Stalking Protective Orders are issued when someone unrelated to you is harassing you. What is domestic violence and how does Georgia law define it? Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior demonstrated in an attempt to gain power and control over another person....

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About Coleman Legal Group, LLC

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce, Estates | Wills | Trusts | Probate, Family Law, Immigration, Sports & Entertainment, Uncategorized | 0 comments

About Coleman Legal Group, LLC

Coleman Legal Group LLC is a Georgia based law firm formed by Danny Coleman, MBA, Attorney in 2003.  Coleman Legal Group, LLC has two offices, one in Alpharetta and the other in downtown Atlanta –  serving the entire metro-Atlanta area. Coleman Legal Group, LLC’s Georgia attorneys take cases in the complementary areas of Divorce, Family Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates, Probate, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Business Law.  In detail, Coleman Legal Group, LLC’s attorneys take cases in the area of: • Divorce and Family Law: Georgia...

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