Georgia Separation Versus Divorce

Lauri B. Bracey What is separate maintenance and how is it different than divorce? Separate Maintenance There is a statute in Georgia which allows for a person to file a legal action which protects their legal rights to custody, visitation, support, use and Read More

Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day 2013 This is Memorial Day 2013. I’m grateful for the service and sacrifice made by the veterans of the armed forces of the United States.  I’ve no doubt that our lives are better as a result of their work.  So, I am Read More

Churches Need Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Churches Need Worker’s Compensation Insurance Churches need worker’s compensation insurance! The worker’s compensation insurance laws of Georgia REQUIRE that businesses – including churches and non-profits – with three or more regular employees provide worker’s compensation insurance.  I can’t explain it but the fact is that Read More

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Happy Mother’s Day!  For my family, the dates between May 10th and May 16th every year mark some of our happiest dates.  They include my daughter’s birthday, my mother’s birthday, my grandmother’s birthday, and of course, Mother’s Day.  We have Read More

Property Division Georgia Divorce

Property division in Georgia divorce follows the rule of “Equitable Distribution.”  Equitable Distribution of marital property does not require an equal division, but a fair division of assets and debts. What exactly is marital property? Marital Property is property the Read More

Older Adult Abuse Focus of Interpreter Article

Older Adult Abuse Focus of Interpreter Article Joy Melton is featured discussing issues of older adult abuse and exploitation in Tom Gillem’s article “Broken Trust” in the May/June issue of Interpreter Magazine.  Patterns of older adult abuse are described, along with strategies for protecting older adults and their families.  Joy Read More

Ten Ways to Love

Ten Ways to Love 1. Listen without interrupting. (Proverbs 18) 2. Speak without accusing. (James 1:19) 3. Give without sparing.  (Proverbs 21:26) 4. Pray without ceasing. (Colossians 1:9) 5. Answer without arguing. (Proverbs 17:1) 6. Share without pretending. (Ephesians 4:15) 7. Enjoy without complaint. Read More

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