Enforcing Child Support Orders in Georgia

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Georgia Child Support Attorneys | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

You and your children depend on your child support to make ends meet. When you do not receive the child support that the Court has ordered, it can cause severe financial problems for your family. Thankfully, you have several options to force the other parent to pay court-ordered child support. You can file contempt of court action to get the … Read More

Grandparents Rights in Georgia

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Georgia Grandparent Custody Lawyers | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

Grandparents often play a special role in their grandchildren’s lives. They offer both grandchildren and parents guidance and support. However, there are situations where parents may not want their child’s grandparents involved in their lives, especially when one parent may no longer be in the child’s life. Do grandparents have any rights when it comes to their grandchildren in Georgia? … Read More

5 Common Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

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Atlanta, Georgia Prenuptial Agreement Lawyers | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

Getting married is often considered one of the most romantic times in your life. Talking about what will happen if you divorce for purposes of developing a prenuptial agreement is anything but romantic. However, the practicality of creating a prenuptial agreement will often outweigh the need for romance before a wedding. The trick is to have the discussion and get … Read More

Creating a Parenting Plan

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Atlanta Parenting Plan Attorneys | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

In any family law case where the court will decide custody, parents must file a Parenting Plan. This plan specifically sets out how parents will share time with their children after divorce or separation. Parenting plans are important because they eliminate any need for the parents to argue over where the children should be and who will be able to … Read More

How to Win a Custody Battle

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Richardson, Bloom, & Line | Atlanta, GA Custody Law Attorneys

Divorce is never fun; add a contested custody issue, and you may find your stress and anxiety levels soaring. How can you calm your nerves and ensure the custody arrangement that you want? The attorneys at Richardson Bloom & Lines suggest the following 10 tips: 1. Be a cooperative co-parent. You must be able and willing to communicate with your … Read More

Top Five Reasons We Love Mediation

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Richardson, Bloom, & Lines | Atlanta, GA Mediation Lawyers

Each of the partners at Richardson Bloom & Lines LLC enjoys taking a break from our busy litigation practices to help people resolve their cases in mediation. Melody, Dan, and Kyla have helped countless couples and their counsel reach agreements by acting as the mediator. Here are the top five reasons we love to mediate: By acting as neutrals, we … Read More

Sibling Decisions: Will Georgia Courts Split Children Who Want to Live with Different Parents?

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Richardson, Bloom, & Lines | Atlanta, GA Child Support Lawyers

Divorce is tough on the whole family, but children can take it especially hard. For example, studies indicate that children will remember exactly where they were when their parents told them they were getting divorced. Studies also suggest that recalling that memory is painful for children. If that conversation is painful, imagine the turmoil your child would go through if … Read More

When Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live With in Georgia?

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Richardson, Bloom, & Lines | Atlanta, GA Child Custody Lawyer

The court will consider a wide variety of factors when determining where a child should live in a divorce proceeding or a child custody dispute in Georgia. All of those factors focus on what will be in the best interests of the child. If joint physical custody is not possible, the court will carefully consider which parent can offer the … Read More

The Unique Challenges of a Gray Divorce

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Richardson, Bloom, & Lines | Atlanta Divorce Attorneys

Google “gray divorce” and you will find hundreds of articles on the subject. According to research, while divorce rates are trending downward in general, the number of couples getting divorced in their 50s and 60s is increasing. Why does this merit so much attention? The simple answer is that if one is 40 and getting a divorce, there are 25 … Read More