Family Law and Divorce Services
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At Bushnell & Drye, LLC, we handle negotiation and litigation related to:
Adoption, like marriage, is a legal process that adds another person to your family. Adoption is complex, so make sure you know what legal complications may arise.
A Georgia annulment invalidates a marriage and revokes any state-recognized status attached to the marriage.
Battling divorce proceedings in conjunction with bankruptcy proceedings can take a toll on a person. Get the legal support you need to get a fresh new start on life.
When dividing property in a divorce, a family business may need to be divided as well. Getting an accurate valuation of your business will help make sure your divorce proceeds smoothly.
Child custody is a legal process that may occur during divorce proceedings. To protect your children, get expert legal advice to make sure your family is protected and provided for in the future.
Removing a child is a very contentious legal issue that can create new rifts between parents. If you and your former spouse are going through child removal proceedings, be sure to have skilled legal counsel on your side.
Child support can be a difficult issue to face in divorce. It often pits parents against each other as the court decides custody and child support in conjunction with each other. An attorney will help make sure your child is well-cared for.
Collaborative divorce is an alternative method of negotiating and finalizing a divorce, without having to go through litigation.
If spouses have complex and high value assets that are shared between them, divorce can be very tricky as the court works to divide the marital property. An experienced divorce attorney will be able to help value the assets and make sure they are divided equitably.
If you are going through a divorce, you may want a confidentiality agreement to keep sensitive information about your family out of the public eye. Protect yourself and your family with keeping private matters private.
Child custody in Georgia refers to both legal and physical custody. Learn more about how each kind of custody can affect your family.
In Georgia, the divorce process begins when one spouse files a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and serves the other spouse with proper notice of the filing.
In Georgia, the process of divorce begins when one spouse files a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. Read on to learn more about the divorce process and how it will progress.
Today, many couples are choosing alternatives to traditional marriage. Protect yourself in case the partnership dissolves with a domestic partnership agreement.
Family law is a wide reaching area of law that covers issues relating to families, including marriage, divorce, separation, child custody and support, adoption, and paternity.
Grandparents may have a right to visitation with their grandchildren. Depending on the specifics of the case, grandparents may even be awarded custody of their grandchild.
The process of dividing assets in a divorce is almost always a difficult matter. Contentious disputes must be resolved, complex assets must be sorted out, and, in some cases, hidden assets must be discovered.
Same-sex couples go through the same legal issues as heterosexual couples when it comes to issues such as drafting pre-nuptial agreements, divorce/separation, child custody, child visitation, child support and alimony.
Joint custody is a type of custody that allows both parents to continue making important decisions for the child.
Maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony, may be ordered under certain circumstances in Georgia courts.
If you are considering a divorce or are in divorce proceedings with one or both spouses in the military, be sure to consult with an attorney who has experience dealing with the nuances of a military divorce.
Divorce mediation is an alternative way to negotiating and finalizing a divorce, without having to go through litigation.
A Protective Order may be issued by a Georgia family court in situations of domestic abuse.
Georgia state law considers paternity to be the biological, parental relationship established between a man and a child.
A Georgia post-decree proceeding takes place after the divorce, legal separation, or dissolution of marriage is finalized.
A post-nuptial agreement is a binding legal document that covers a wide range of marital issues including finances, maintenance, property and asset division in the event of a divorce, separation or death of a spouse.
Pre-nuptial agreements in Georgia are binding legal documents which outline a couple’s wishes prior to getting married.
Property division is a contentious area of divorce. Make sure you get what you deserve in your divorce.
When ending a marriage, make sure you know what happens to all of your assets, including retirement accounts.
Separation is an alternative to couple’s who don’t wish to fully divorce.
Sole custody is when a Georgia court only allows one parent to retain control of the decision making for the child.
Divorce can either be contested or uncontested, the difference being the amount of contention a couple may have to face in the courtroom.
Visitation is an important issue in child custody matters and can help a child maintain a relationship with their biological parents.