Once a judgment is reached in a divorce or other domestic matter, litigants find themselves in a huge hole trying to get the judgment set aside (or for the court not to let the Final Order stand). Having a judgment set aside and/or attacked depends on a number of issues including why the court is … Continue reading Motion To Set Aside Judgment
Lunn Law LLC has been handling Step-Parent Adoption for some time. Step-Parent Adoption is when the spouse of a parent wishes to adopt the child of his or her spouse. Lunn Law LLC have recently decided to start handling relative adoption as well. Relative Adoption includes grandparents, great-grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins etc. as long … Continue reading Lunn Law LLC: Relative Adoption
The judge has signed the Final Judgement and Decree of Divorce and it has been entered into the court's records. Now the parties have to decide what their next steps will be. There are a number of things to consider after a divorce and parties should have a plan in place on how they want … Continue reading Life After Divorce
Some divorcing spouses believe that because Georgia is an "equitable division" state for divorce that each spouse will split martial assets 50/50%. However, that is not case. Equitable means "fair" and the court in Georgia divorce cases will decide what is fair by the facts and circumstances of each particular case. Georgia differs from such … Continue reading Divorce: Equitable Doesn’t Mean Equal
In Georgia, a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) is an attorney appointed by the Court to represent the best interests of the child/children in a contested child custody or divorce case. A Guardian Ad Litem is not necessary in every such case. An appointment usually occurs when one party makes serious allegations about the ability of the … Continue reading Georgia Guardian Ad Litems: Their Role In Contested Child Custody and Divorce Cases
The Court of Appeals of Georgia (Second Division), in Williamson v. Williamson, A09A1767, considered a case this year involving former spouses that had a child born while married to each other. A child born during a legal marriage is presumed the legal child of father (husband), unless rebutted. The Court ruled that a presumed father who seeks to set aside a determination of paternity thereby de-legitimizing … Continue reading Paternity/De-legitimation Case Update
Collaborative Divorce is growing more and more popular with spouses that wish to divorce but would like to end their marriage without having a contested trial. Click on the article below to better understand the collaborative process. Depending on a number of factors, it may be the appropriate path for you or someone you know. Lunn … Continue reading Considering a Collaborative Divorce?