Hindson & Melton LLC New Location

Our new address is 1050 Crown Pointe Parkway, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30338.   Come visit us!  Phones and email remain the same.  Happy New Year! Read More

#COOLTHINGS

photo1   Life is good…enjoy  #coolthings ! Funding a Roth IRA for teenager with earned income…   #coolthings 10,000 steps a day   #coolthings Revocable trust income taxed to the grantor (at grantor tax rates, not trust tax rates) during lifetime under grantor trust rules if grantor or spouse is Read More

FAMILY VIOLENCE AWARENESS

couple photo DS All too often, friends and family miss signs of family violence in their loved ones.  The Georgia Commission on  Family Violence has created a family violence screening tool for health care providers.  This health care protocol is a useful educational resource for anyone wanting Read More

FROM THE EQUESTRIAN CENTER FENCE

image “Powerful but gentle; enjoys a good breeze.  Will compete for a carrot….” This is a great horse.  I like the looks of his velvety coat, gentle eyes, and the contrasting color at the edge of his ears.   I like the carefree manner in which his mane blows in the breeze.  Read More

RIP A.J. Chavis III

A.J. Chavis III Audrey “A.J.” Chavis III, you died too young. We will never forget you. Rest in God’s arms.    June 2014     Karen Hindson  Read More

CHILD OVER AGE 14 RIGHT NOT TO VISIT NONCUSTODIAL PARENT

Karen S. Hindson A Georgia child over age 14 has the right to select the parent with whom he or she desires to live (O.C.G.A. Section 19-9-3(a)(5)), although the judge can overrule the child’s selection if the judge finds the child’s choice not Read More

JOINT CUSTODY DEFINITION AND WHO DECIDES CUSTODY

Karen S. Hindson We answer lots of questions about “joint custody” versus “sole custody” and what the terms actually mean.   Georgia law provides a joint custody definition to guide us. O.C.G.A. § 19-9-6 includes the following definitions regarding joint custody: “Joint custody” Read More

PARENTING PLAN REQUIRED FOR ALL GEORGIA CUSTODY CASES

Attorney Karen Hindson The parenting plan required for all Georgia custody cases is mandated by law.  If the parties cannot reach agreement on the terms of a permanent parenting plan, each party prepares a proposed parenting plan and submits it to the judge. Read More

BABY BOOMERS DIVORCE

Are you a member of the Baby Boomers? I know lots of people who are in the Baby Boomers Generation. The Baby Boomers have changed many things in the past fifty years. The lives of Baby Boomers have included more Read More

WHAT’S IN YOUR . . . GLOVE COMPARTMENT?!?

If you live in Georgia, I hope your answer to the question is, “A fully executed Georgia Advance Directive for Healthcare”. I bet you didn’t expect that, did you?  When I experienced a motor vehicle accident, I learned the hard Read More

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