Family Law Insights

GA Separate Maintenance or Divorce?

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
A popular question clients often ask is whether they should pursue a Georgia separate maintenance agreement instead of a divorce. This is an important question because there are significant differences…

Domestic Partnership Agreement in GA: Do You Need One?

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
If you live in Georgia and are in a same-sex relationship, you might have heard about the benefits of obtaining a domestic partnership agreement. However, you might not know…

Alimony in Georgia: What You Need to Know

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
If you are considering filing for divorce in Georgia, or have been served divorce papers, there’s a chance that alimony payments will be a part of your divorce negotiations. There…

The Quickest Way to Get a Divorce in GA

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
If you’re looking to file for a divorce in Georgia and want it to be completed as quickly as possible so you can move on with your life, you do…

Dealing With the Stress of Divorce

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
In terms of psychological stress, divorce ranks among one of the most stressful and traumatic experiences a person can face in life. While stresscan be positive and push us to…

What the World Would Look Like If Divorce Disappeared Tomorrow

Posted on: August 12th, 2013
At least for the foreseeable future, it would seem that divorce attorneys will still be necessary. Divorce is a fact of our world, of our society. However, that doesn’t stop…

GA Domestic Partnerships: An Alternative Solution for Alternative Couples

Posted on: June 7th, 2013
Several readers have sent me emails asking the same question: “Are Georgia domestic partnerships limited to same-sex couples?”  The answer is “Of course not.”  Same-sex couples living in Georgia tend…

Ending a Common Law Marriage

Posted on: June 5th, 2013
Although no legally recognized marriage ceremony is performed or civil marriage contract established, a common law marriage is legally binding in some states such as Alabama, South Carolina, Rhode Island,…

Visitation Rights of Grandparents in Georgia

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013
In recent years the issue of a grandparent’s right to seek visitation has been a controversial and propagating phenomenon. Prior to former president Clinton’s signature of the Visitation Rights Enforcement…

Georgia Military Divorces

Posted on: May 31st, 2013
Georgia divorces involving an individual that is serving in active duty, the reserves, National Guard, or retired military are referred to as a military divorce. Being a service member does…

We didn’t realize how unusually well-managed and hassle-free our own adoption experience was until we compared stories with friends who had also adopted. As a same-sex couple, we needed adoption attorneys who were familiar with second parent adoptions and entirely committed to …
John DiNatale joined Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC as Of Counsel in January 2018. His practice focuses on family law with expertise in divorce, child support, child custody, modifications, contempt, and prenup…
How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia If you’re interested in having your Georgia driver’s license or state ID changed to better reflect how you identify, the state allows you to modify both your name (Official Georgia…
Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate Despite its (rightly earned) conservative reputation, Georgia has a surprisingly liberal policy for changing sex designation on birth certificates and other vital records. According to section § 31-10-23(e) of the…
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