Worried About How Your Divorce Will Affect Your Children? You Will Want To Read This.

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A Book Review of “Divorce: The Art of Screwing Up Your Children” by Howard Drutman, Ph.D. Dr. Drutman’s sardonic new book, “Divorce: The Art of Screwing Up Your Children” is a “how to” book for parents who have become so embroiled in the battle with their children’s other parent that they also have become blind to how that battle is screwing … Read More

Thinking about Divorce? Here are 10 things NOT to do!

Rachel K. Miller, Esq.Uncategorized

1. Do not focus on the “right time” to get divorced. There is no perfect time to make that decision, and there are many factors to consider.  Prior to making any decision, you should consult an experienced family law attorney so that you will be prepared to move forward when you are ready. 2. Do not try to go through … Read More

Two Final Secrets to Manage Your Attorneys’ Fees During a Divorce

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Divorce is an extremely trying time for the parties involved. Divorce is stressful and painful, even if you are the spouse that wanted to end the marriage. Not surprisingly then, resolving all the issues is not easy either. The divorce process is called a process for a reason. It is like grieving—you must go through the stages. How do you … Read More

How I Educated the General Assembly About Prenuptial Agreements

Melody Z. RichardsonUncategorized

And How that Benefits Anyone Who Has or Will Enter into a Prenuptial Agreement I learned that the quote attributed to Otto von Bismarck that “laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made” is not true, at least at the Georgia General Assembly. I had the opportunity to testify before the House Judiciary subcommittee on … Read More

Say What?! 5 Bad Questions for Gay Parents

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Despite the fact that as many as a quarter of gay households include children, the intricacies of conception, birth, and custody are hot-button issues for those who can’t help but suppress their curiosity. As enlightened as our friends, families, and acquaintances are, some just need to know the sperm-egg combination that resulted in the cutie in the stroller. Others can’t … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Harriet

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Harriet Grossman is the Receptionist at Richardson Bloom & Lines.  We caught up with her in the office and asked her a few questions. When did you join the firm? I started on May 18, 2015.  Over the years,  I’ve started several jobs on the 18th of the month, and they’ve been great.  So I’m sure this will be, too! What … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Maggie

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Maggie Jernigan is one of the Richardson Bloom & Lines paralegals.  We caught up with her in the office to ask her some questions. When did you join the firm? After being recommended through a mutual colleague and one hell of an entertaining interview, Dan invited me to join the firm in the summer of 2010. It was (is!) my … Read More

Finances During and After Divorce

Kyla LinesDivorce, Information, Uncategorized

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Finances are one of the things that worry people the most during and after a divorce.  There have been numerous articles lately about managing finances after divorce.  Here are a few we thought were especially interesting or helpful. Financial Basics After Divorce – How to start managing your finances when you are on your own. Marriage is about love; divorce is … Read More