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Holiday Tips

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 […]

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Divorce Settlement

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prenup

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Prenuptial Agreement in Georgia? If you are looking to sign a prenuptial agreement in order to protect yourself financially, you will need the help of a skilled attorney.   It’s important to remember, however, that not everyone needs a prenuptial agreement. It is up to you whether you want […]

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Hidden Assets

Finding Hidden Assets In Georgia Divorce Trial Many people think if they hide assets before or during the divorce, no one will find them.  If you attempt to hide assets, you may end up losing more than what you’re attempting to hide and end up making your case weaker as a result. If you want […]

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5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney in the Event of a Divorce

Reasons to Hire an Attorney in the Event of a Divorce Going through a divorce can be extremely stressful and draining. Divorce is a complex process with many moving parts, child custody and property division being two of the most challenging.  Understanding your rights and obligations is essential for a divorce, especially when children are […]

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Adoption

Adoption In Georgia The legal process of adoption is regulated by the state, federal, and international law. During the adoption process, a person assumes the parenting of another child from that person’s legal or biological parents. Adoption can be a complex process. Hiring a skilled family law attorney is highly recommended to ensure smooth adoption. Now […]

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Alimony vs. Spousal Support

What is the difference between Alimony and Spousal support? Alimony, maintenance payments, spousal support, or support payments simply refer to the amount and frequency of payments made by an ex-spouse in order to support the other their ex-partner after divorce.  Alimony and spousal support are used interchangeably. Alimony, coming from the Latin word Alimonia (meaning […]

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Divorce & Children With Special Needs

What to Expect from a Guardian ad Litem During Your Divorce Matter Involving a Special Needs Child A major part of our family law practice involves working with couples and families going through the divorce process. In many divorce cases, complex issues such as child custody, child support, parenting time, alimony, and financial or property […]