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

Divorce Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Karen-Hindson Clients often struggle with the emotional aspects of a divorce.  This is perfectly normal and affects both men and women.   Anger, guilt, depression, anxiety, sleeplessness, and even panic attacks can occur.  Sometimes the emotions are well-founded and manageable.  In other cases they can be exaggerated and Read More

Facebook and Your Divorce

Are you going through a divorce?  If your answer is “YES”, then read on.  Are there children whose custody must be decided? If your answer is “YES”, then read on.  Do you and your spouse have Facebook pages?  If the answer Read More

2013 ESTATE TAX LAW UPDATE FROM HINDSON AND MELTON LLC

Key features of 2013 estate tax laws after American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) include the following.  Information from partner Karen Hindson of the Georgia and South Carolina estate planning firm Hindson & Melton LLC: The exclusion amount of $5 million continues in Read More

Child Support Modification and Contempt of Court

A child support modification (or child custody modification, or visitation modification) and a contempt of court action can now be filed together in the same petition, even if the Defendant resides in a county other than the county of the original Read More

Estate Planning Checkup ǀ Hindson and Melton LLC

Estate Planning Checkup - Last Will and Testament. Have there been signficant changes in your assets or your family situation since you signed your Last Will and Testament? Are the persons you named as Executor, Guardian for your children, or Trustee Read More

Directions to Hindson Melton Atlanta Office

Directions to Hindson Melton Atlanta Office DIRECTIONS TO: 400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30346 – LOCATED IN PERIMETER CENTER DISTRICT, ONE BLOCK NORTH OF PERIMTER MALL OFF OF ASHFORD DUNWOODY ROAD. From I-285: Take the Ashford Dunwoody Road exit and head north; Perimeter Mall Read More

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