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Paper heart broken with 3 human cutouts to symbolize a split family

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed some couples to their limits. Those who are contemplating divorce, have filed for divorce, or who have been served with divorce papers may be wondering how quarantine will affect their case.

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Gavel and scales of justice

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every facet of American life. The most critical element in adhering to newly enacted pandemic policies has been social distancing. However, shelter-in-place rules do not supersede custody orders.

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Mom, dad, and son sitting on couch while another man writes on clipboard

As a divorced parent, it’s important to co-parent your children in a manner that fosters their growth and development. Unfortunately, however, divorced parents sometimes get caught up in their personal feelings and all but forget about the well-being of their children.

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Older couple on couch speaking to younger man across from them

When older couples begin having marital problems, they often wonder whether divorce is the right decision. Unfortunately, for many couples, despite their best efforts to make things work, divorce is often the only appropriate choice.

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Gavel resting on law book, open to child support chapter

It is possible to modify child support in Georgia. However, the process can be confusing for those who are unfamiliar with Georgia law. And it is often this confusion that prevents parents from attempting to modify child support orders even when modification is necessary.

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Woman with son on her lap as she looks out train window

Regardless of whether it’s contentious or amicable, divorce can be extremely difficult for children. Luckily, in Georgia, the courts want children to maintain healthy, positive relationships with both of their parents.

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Mother hugging daughter on bed

In Georgia, parents have a legal obligation to financially support their children. However, under certain circumstances, this rule doesn’t apply. If you have questions about your financial obligations as a parent in Georgia, please review the information below, and contact a Lithonia family law attorney today for guidance.

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