• Q: When should I contact an attorney about divorce?

    A: 

    You should contact an experienced divorce attorney at the very first sign your marriage may be in jeopardy.


  • Q: My spouse has served me with divorce papers, what should I do?

    A: 

    Immediately contact a divorce attorney. Don’t overreact, don’t become violent and abstain from fighting or arguing. It’s important that you stay in your home, especially if there are children involved, unless otherwise ordered by the court to vacate the premises.


  • Q: How can an attorney help save my marriage? Are there alternatives to divorce?

    A: 

    An experienced attorney can assist you and your spouse in locating programs, mediators and counseling services that may be able to restore your marriage.


  • Q: Will I lose my children, my home or my assets?

    A: 

    Each divorce stands on its own facts. A good divorce attorney can help mitigate the chances of an inequitable loss of your assets and can help you realize the most meaningful time with your children.


  • Q: How much does a typical divorce cost in Georgia?

    A: 

    There is no typical divorce. An experienced lawyer will likely cost between $1,000 and $10,000 depending on the complexity of the case and the ability of the two parties to work together. Fees can certainly exceed the averages in exceptional cases.


  • Q: How will hiring an attorney increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome?

    A: 

    Hiring an attorney experienced in divorce and family law will help ensure an equitable division of your marital assets, a fair and meaningful custody arangement and a sensible resolution of support issues. 


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