February 2019 Archives

New Georgia Supreme Court ruling may affect DUI defense

Many people from all walks of life enjoy alcohol. Laws around the nation dictate that drivers are only allowed to have a certain level of blood alcohol content to legally operate a vehicle. For most drivers operating regular passenger vehicles, that level is .08 percent. It can be difficult to determine what your alcohol level is after consumption – though you may feel perfectly capable of driving, your BAC level may put you over the legal limit.

How a business owner may protect against a divorce

One concern for a person in Georgia who is going through a divorce might be protecting a business. If there is a pre- or postnuptial agreement in place, this might be easier, but if the business owner has planned well and kept good records, even without an agreement, the process may proceed relatively smoothly.

Chance the Rapper heads to court

Not long ago, Chance the Rapper headed to family court with his partner Kirsten Corley. The parents want to change the terms of child support for their daughter Kensli. The couple had Kensli during a relationship that lasted from 2013 to 2016. Though the two separated, they are back together now and planning to marry. In legal documents that have become public, the couple also expressed their desire to change the nature of the decision-making process that dictates various aspects of Kensli's life. The next hearing in this matter is scheduled for mid-February.

Age, infidelity and a hostile family can all be divorce factors

Married Georgia residents or those considering getting married should review the top reasons why people get divorced. Knowing what might lead your marriage to the divorce route might also provide clues about what to avoid and what to work on. While some of the reasons are not surprising, such as financial issues, others might be more unexpected.

How to pay for college after a divorce

As many citizens of Georgia know, going through a divorce can put a financial strain on any family, especially if the family has plans for the future education of their children. This is nowhere more apparent than when a divorce interferes with a parents' plan to send their children to college.