Sleepless in Divorce: The chapters that were never made into a movie – Chapter 6

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Divorce Process in Atlanta | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

It took the court six months after the 120-Day Status Conference for the Court to find three consecutive days to set aside for the trial. The day of trial arrived, and we were ready to proceed. When we arrived in the courtroom, we asked the judge for a pre-trial conference in one final effort to try to settle the case. … Read More

Sleepless in Divorce: The chapters that were never made into a movie – Chapter 5

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Georgia Divorce Attorneys | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

Sam had provided all of the discovery responses, and the depositions had been completed. From Sam’s testimony at his deposition, I learned what Sam perceived Annie’s flaws to be and how he thought she had contributed to the end of their marriage. Sam decided not to exercise his privilege against self-incrimination, and testified about his numerous affairs. Annie was extremely … Read More

Sleepless in Divorce: The chapters that were never made into a movie – Chapter 3

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Since Annie wanted to file for divorce right away, we drafted a complaint for divorce for her to review. We convinced her to allege in the complaint that the marriage was irretrievably broken rather than to allege she wanted a divorce because of Sam’s adultery. We thought that would both protect their children from learning about the affair and keep … Read More

Sleepless in Divorce: The chapters that were never made into a movie – Chapter 2

Melody Z. RichardsonCustody, Divorce, Divorce Process, Melody Richardson

Richardson, Bloom, & Line | Atlanta, GA Divorce Law Firm

Read Chapter 1 “I’m so angry, and I’m terrified. It’s impossible for anyone to get a job in the newspaper business anymore, and I haven’t worked in 20 years. What am I going to do? And you know what else? Sam doesn’t even want a divorce. He wants us to go to counseling again.” We talked a little bit about … Read More

Melody Z. Richardson is The First Recipient of an Award Named in Her Honor

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Melody Z. Richardson continues to embody the firm’s commitment to community involvement. On April 28, 2016, Melody was pleasantly surprised to become the first recipient of an award named in her honor. The award was bestowed upon Melody for her work with and support of the Fulton County Law Day Committee over the last five years. In the future, the … Read More

How to Avoid Unethical Conduct When Using Social Media

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Attorney Melody Richardson, Speaker | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines in Atlanta

On February 12, 2016, Melody had the pleasure of instructing attorneys from around the state on how to avoid unethical conduct when using social media. This cutting-edge topic was of great interest to the audience, many of whom are just starting to venture into social media as a means of marketing their practices. The entertaining power point presentation of this … Read More

Melody Richardson Honored for Law Day Work

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Attorney Melody Richardson Receives Award | Richardson, Bloom, & Lines

On May 19, 2015, our partner, Melody Z. Richardson, was honored with the Atlanta Bar Association’s Professionalism Award. The Professionalism Award is presented to an attorney who has made outstanding contributions to a program or activity which advances or promotes excellence, professionalism, and public responsibility within the legal profession. For the last four years, Melody worked with the students in … Read More

Melody Richardson Chairs 2015 Law Day Dream Team

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For more than fifteen years, Melody Z. Richardson, Managing Member of Richardson Bloom & Lines LLC, has helped educate children in our community about the rule of law. When Melody’s daughter, Alyssa, was in elementary school, Melody arranged for The Honorable T. Jackson Bedford to judge an art contest she sponsored for her daughter’s class.  The kids in Alyssa‘s class … Read More