Georgia Child Custody │ Best Interest of the Child

It is the law that Georgia child custody decisions are to be based on the “best interest of the child and what will best promote the child’s welfare and happiness”.  Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 19-9-3 lists seventeen examples Read More

Collaborative Divorce in Georgia ǀ South Carolina

Collaborative divorce is available in Georgia and South Carolina and Hindson & Melton LLC can assist you with a collaborative divorce in either state.  ALSO SEE: PARENTING PLAN REQUIRED FOR ALL GEORGIA CUSTODY CASES JOINT CUSTODY AND WHO DECIDES CUSTODY CUSTODY Read More

Grandparent Visitation Rights

Grandparent visitation rights of biological grandparents evaporate when the parental rights of the grandparent’s child are terminated and the grandchild is adopted by a stepparent. Grandparent visitation rights 2012 Georgia case. A 2012 decision by the Georgia Supreme Court in the case of Read More

Video Surveillance in Georgia Divorce Case

Video surveillance upheld in Georgia divorce case by Georgia Court of Appeals on July 13, 2012, in decision of Rutter v. Rutter, case No. A12A0661 Wife installed video surveillance equipment in marital residence. Husband and Wife were in the midst of divorce Read More

Georgia Prenuptial Agreements

Protect your future!  Consider a Georgia Prenuptial Agreement. Georgia prenuptial agreements are enforceable, so it is imperative to have experienced legal counsel when you enter a Georgia prenuptial agreement.  Prenuptial agreements are sometimes called premarital agreements or antenuptial agreements, these terms all refer to Read More

Property Held In Trust for the Benefit of Episcopal Church

The real property dispute between Episcopal Diocese of Georgia and the oldest church in Georgia ended on May 21, 2012.   The real property of Christ Church Savannah is held in trust for the benefit of Episcopal Church. On May 21st a Rule 46 Read More

SDVOSB VOSB Set Asides for FSS Contracts

SDVOSB and VOSB have priority for contracts awarded under GSA’s FSS (Federal Supply Schedule) procedures.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must conduct market research to determine if there are two or more eligible SDVOSB or VOSB concerns capable of Read More

Grandparent Rights – Custody

Grandparent rights after divorce is important to many of our clients – regardless of who has custody.  Georgia law encourages continuing contact with grandparents who have shown the ability to act in the best interest of the child.   O.C.G.A. § 19-9-3(d).  In Read More

Income Tax Bracket 2012

Do you know your income tax bracket 2012?  Often in an estate planning or financial planning session, you will be asked your current income tax bracket. For 2012, if you are married filing jointly or surviving spouse: Taxable income between $0 Read More

Georgia Government Contracts Information and Opportunities

Statewide Contracts – Requirements Pipeline and Status Georgia Procurement Registry – Bid Notices for State and Local Government Contracts Georgia Procurement Manual There is a wealth of information available on-line to those interested in bidding on Georgia state and local Read More

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