November 2016 Archives

Moving forward in Georgia adoption

For anyone looking to adopt a child, now may be the time. During the month of November, adoption awareness is being raised throughout Georgia and across the country. With hundreds of thousands of children in need of a new home, many families are making the choice to take the next step in the adoption process. Those interested in adopting a child in Georgia can see what options are available with the assistance of a family lawyer.

Georgia family lawyers can assist with child custody arrangements

Children are greatly influenced by their parents, especially in their early years as they are developing emotionally, physically, mentally and socially. The roles that children's parents play in their lives can affect how those children build and maintain relationships throughout the rest of their lives. Those families going through divorce in Georgia can create a child custody arrangement that best meets the needs of their children.

Foster care adoption is a possibility for Georgia families

Foster care provides a temporary home, or series of homes, for those children that may not have a place to call their own. On the other hand, adoption gives children a forever family in which they can grow into who they are meant to be. Domestic, international, public and private are all types of adoption that are available to Georgia families seeking to grow through this process. Families can choose to adopt from the foster system, as well. 

Supporting children through divorce in Georgia

Divorce, as with any major life event, can have a lasting impact on those involved, especially for children who are still growing and developing during this time. Parents considering divorce in Georgia should be aware of how it can affect their children and what they can do to ease the stress and tension for everyone involved. Family lawyers have experience creating child custody and support arrangements that can play a big part in the adjustment following a divorce.