Decisions made concerning divorce and family law matters are of the utmost importance. An experienced family lawyer not only acts as your sounding board through a difficult time, but advises you of your options and advocates strongly on your behalf.
The Ashford Law Firm, LLC, helps our clients find the best solutions for their emotional and often complicated family law issues. We care about our clients, and we have the drive and experience necessary to achieve results. Contact us today for a consultation concerning:
- Divorce (Contested, Uncontested, and Collaborative)
- Child Support
- Modification of Divorce Decrees
- Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements
- Legitimation and Paternity
Family Law FAQs
How is property divided in a Georgia divorce?
How is child support determined?
Can my child choose which parent she wants to live with?
In all custody cases in which the child has reached the age of eleven but not fourteen years, the judge shall consider the desires and educational needs of the child in determining which parent shall have custody. The judge shall have complete discretion in making this determination, and the child’s desires shall not be controlling. The best interests of the child standard shall be controlling.
- Section 19-9-3 of the Georgia Code.
What is joint legal custody?
What is joint physical custody?
‘Sole custody‘ means a person, including, but not limited to, a parent, has been awarded permanent custody of a child by a court order. Unless otherwise provided by court order, the person awarded sole custody of a child shall have the rights and responsibilities for major decisions concerning the child, including the child´s education, health care, and religious training, and the noncustodial parent shall have the right to visitation. A person who has not been awarded custody of a child by court order shall not be considered as the sole legal custodian while exercising visitation rights.
- Section 19-9-6 of the Georgia Code.