Georgia Adoption By Lesbian Couple Was Not Given Full Faith And Credit In Alabama

A case involving same-sex adoption in Georgia is denied recognition in Alabama.  The Alabama Supreme Court found the Decree of Adoption void because the parental rights of the biological mother were not termination prior to the adoption.  The Court further found that this was an unfulfilled requirement under Georgia Law and that if the case … Continue reading Georgia Adoption By Lesbian Couple Was Not Given Full Faith And Credit In Alabama

Child Abuse and Neglect in Georgia

Child abuse and neglect can lead to the termination of parental rights, change of custody and/or criminal charges.  If you have knowledge of the abuse or neglect of a minor child, you should report this behavior immediately. You can contact DFCS directly at: Child Protective Services 404-651-9361 (phone) 404-657-4483 (fax) General information: 404-657-3400 Post written by: Attorney Tiffany Lunn