Divorce and Family Law Attorney
The Shapiro Law Group is an Atlanta based litigation firm that specializes in Divorce and Family law matters.
We endeavor to give the client a clear and realistic understanding of the potential outcomes in their matter, with an eye toward effectively managing your costs for filing for divorce in Georgia or family law services.
We offer FREE PHONE CONSULTATIONS to help you understand your situation, your options and address any concerns for your divorce and family law matters in Georgia. Call to speak with an Atlanta divorce attorney.
Studies say that other than the death of a loved one, nothing adds stress to your life as much as Divorce and Family Law matters. Our hope is that after your free consultation you will have a clear understanding of your options, and be able to begin taking the first step towards gaining control of your situation. There is something that is very liberating when you know that you have a highly competent divorce attorney, or family law attorney, that will fight your battles and protect you from the bullying or intimidation. We’re here to help you and protect you.
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Divorce Attorney Atlanta
We are a very experienced divorce law firm in Atlanta, that is known for getting the results we seek. As your Atlanta divorce attorney our purpose is to help you understand the pre-divorce and/or post-divorce process, provide an appropriate level of aggressiveness to protect your interests, and get you through the matter as efficiently and economically as possible.
We endeavor to give the client a clear and realistic understanding of the potential outcomes in their matter, with an eye toward effectively managing your costs. Our strategic approach considers how to get you through the divorce process as quickly as possible without unreasonably compromising what you should receive or agreeing to something that will be a long term burden.
When you find yourself in the unenviable position of needing an Atlanta divorce attorney your emotions, fears and the disruptions in your life need to settled as quickly as possible. We offer FREE PHONE CONSULTATIONS to help you understand your situation, your options and ease your fears which are so common when filing for divorce in Georgia.
Family Law Attorney Atlanta
The Shapiro Law Group provides legal counsel for Divorce, Legitimation, Custody Disputes, Modifications and Contempt Actions. Our family law services also include common needs such as adoption, guardianship, prenuptial agreements, and domestic partnership concerns. Refer to our main navigation bar above to find the page that discusses your particular family law issues. As with our divorce attorney services, we also offer FREE PHONE CONSULTATIONS on family law matters.
As your family law attorney we offer general counsel to discuss options and solutions for your situation, full family law legal services to prepare lawsuits, agreements and court required documents as well as provide representation for you in any court including a jury trial.
To learn more about the services of an Atlanta family law and Atlanta divorce attorney, please call 770-604-9292, or click the blue button below to contact us online.
Divorce Attorney in Atlanta
Divorce laws in Georgia allow for contested and uncontested divorces, including filing for a no-fault divorce. A divorce in Georgia does require filing for divorce and creating a written divorce settlement.
Managing a divorce process which involves children is very challenging. Custody issues, behavioral issues and changes to schedules need to be considered in working through your divorce process.
In Georgia, there are 12 fault grounds for filing contested divorce. These fault grounds enable the court to apply legal justification for filing the contested divorce.
In Georgia, filing for uncontested divorce requires citing the the marriage is "irretrievably broken", and then going through a routine divorce process.
Divorce for men commonly involves worries about negative financial impacts, custody issues and equitable division of property in divorce. How your settlement is structured will determine how well you are protected.
Divorce for women commonly involves concerns for spousal support, child support, and property division. In extreme cases there may be a need for restraining orders (temporary protective orders).
Non-custodial fathers need to carefully consider how the terms of their divorce settlement will impact their ability to be a Dad and remain an active role in the lives and development of their children.
In Georgia, child support laws have specific guidelines and payment formulas that affect the amounts of any child support. The income of both parents is a factor in determining child support.
Child custody should first consider what is best for the child. For both parents there is always a concern about money, parenting and tme to be close to your child.
Temporary orders can include protective orders (restraining orders), temporary custody of children, a home, cars, and even temporary child or spousal support payments.
Property division in a Georgia divorce is based on subjective "equitable distribution" law instead of the "community property" law used in many other states.
Things do change, and the terms of your divorce settlement may need to be revised accordingly. From support payments to child custody issues you can petition for modifications.
It is quite easy to find yourself in contempt of court orders, and yet hard to avoid the penalties. We can represent you in any Georgia court, and negotiate against fines, arrest and jail time.
For personal insights on Family Law and Divorce Law issues we invite you to visit our blog. We post fresh content frequently, and welcome feedback and participation.
Visit our YouTube Channel to view video content on Divorce and Family Law matters. Our videos range from adoption and guardianship, to domestic partnerships and divorce.