Signs of Infidelity and How to Address Them No one wants to believe that their life partner would cheat on them, but the truth is that infidelity happens more often than we’d like to believe. If you’re worried that your spouse may be cheating, it’s important to know the signs so that you can take […]
What to Do if Your Spouse Threatens Divorce
What to Do if Your Spouse Threatens Divorce If you and your spouse have been fighting for some time, you likely already know things aren’t perfect with your relationship. Still, if your spouse has gone to the extreme of bringing up divorce, it is time to do some serious reflection and consider hiring a family […]
Fact or Fiction
FICTION: Only Women Get Spousal Support Spousal Support is based on “the needs of the spouse” and the other spouse’s ability to pay. In the State of Georgia, there is no guaranteed formula, as the process for determining spousal support can appear subjective and arbitrary. As more and more women enter the workforce and take […]
Top 5 Traits to Look For in a Family Lawyer
Top 5 Traits to Look For in a Family Lawyer Choosing the right family law attorney is the last thing you want to think about when going through stressful family changes; however, it is the most imperative decision that will significantly determine the smoothness and outcome of your case. A quick web search of ‘the […]
Who Get the Money in a Divorce?
Who gets the money in a divorce? Georgia is deemed an ‘equitable distribution state.’ That means, who gets the money in a divorce is a lot more complicated than one versus the other. If you and your spouse have decided on divorce in the state of Georgia, your marital property and assets will have to […]
How is Child Custody Decided in Georgia?
How is Child Custody Decided in Georgia? Rest assured that in the state of Georgia there are no assumptions in the law determining which parent deserves custody of the child. The myth that the court favors the mothers has been proven false time and time again. That is great news for fathers, and even better […]
Holiday Tips As the end of the year approaches, it can be a stressful time adjusting to a new normal with separate households. You want to protect your child’s experience – maintaining a stress-free holiday. At The Millard Law firm, we help families navigate through these difficult times to help you coordinate custody and honor […]
What is my spouse entitled to in a divorce settlement? In Georgia, the courts will give each spouse a fair or equitable share of their marital assets. This does not mean that each spouse is guaranteed to receive an equal share after divorce. Property, financial assets, and debt are all subject to equitable distribution What […]
Contempt of Court in Georgia
Contempt of Court in Georgia Contempt can happen when you fail to follow a judge’s directions, refuse to obey an order of the court, or ignore a ruling made by the court. Contempt of court is a violation of the law. If a spouse was ordered to pay monthly child support or alimony and intentionally […]
Does your Social media tell a different story?
Does your Social media tell a different story? Social media can be your friend, but it can also be your enemy in a family law case. Your behavior online can be just as much evidence of good parenting as it can be of bad parenting. Protect yourself by following these tips and contact us at […]