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Divorce, Family Law

5 Tips for Family Gatherings Post-Divorce

With the current divorce rate sitting around 50%, it’s time to accept separations and marriages dissolving as a part of life. First marriages end at a rate of about 41%, with higher-end rates for folks getting hitched for a second, third, or more time. In any case, understanding the repercussions can help everyone relax and avoid the elephant in the […]

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Divorce, Family Law

Get to Know Georgia Divorce Laws

If you find yourself seeking a divorce in the state of Georgia, then look no further for advice and counsel on what you should do and the steps to take during this period of your life. The attorneys at Phillips and Sellers, Scott Phillips and Angela Sellers, have over 23 years of experience in family law and Georgia divorce cases. […]

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Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law

5 Facts Before Modifying Your Child Support

In these difficult economic times, we meet with clients on a daily basis who need to modify their child support obligations just to make ends meet. This is much more difficult to do than you might think. Judges frequently use the logic that if you’ve been paying it in the past, then you can continue to pay it in the […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney

“I think I need a criminal defense attorney.” These are eight words that most people hope they don’t have to utter in their life. But things happen, and here at Phillips and Sellers, Attorneys At Law, we understand this, and we’re here for you when they do.  Now the ever-looming question, “Why would I need a criminal defense attorney?” To […]

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Divorce, Family Law, Legal Help

What You Need to Know About Prenups

A prenuptial agreement, more commonly referred to as a “prenup” is a legal document signed by parties before they intend to marry. This is a common arrangement that allows both parties to protect their assets in the event of a divorce or marital troubles, as well as the death of one or both parties in the marriage. While many prenup […]

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Divorce, Family Law

What is a No-Fault Divorce? 

Most couples don’t begin their marriage thinking it will end in divorce. However, divorce happens and dealing with those choices and decisions can be much easier when both people agree to part ways and the marriage is ending at no fault to either person, also known as a no-fault divorce. Even though a no-fault divorce is often the easiest divorce […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

3 Criminal Defense Myths Debunked

When it comes to criminal defense, you may have a lot of questions about who to hire, how to hire, or what you should look for in your criminal defense attorney. Now, before you write off this text because you will “never need a defense attorney,” think about this fact. According to a study that was done by the Chicago […]

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Divorce, Family Law

5 Things You Should Know About Child Support

Around 40 percent of all marriages end in divorce. Many times those ended marriages include children and court-ordered child support. When a divorce occurs and families separate, often both children and parents are left to figure out how life will move on after the divorce. There are things everyone should know about child support and how to handle the situation […]

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Divorce, Legal Help

5 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be an emotionally draining period in your life. However, you want to make sure the proceedings go as smoothly as possible. Therefore you should make sure you are informed and fully prepared when going through a divorce. You should also make sure your divorce attorney is qualified enough to represent you in your case. To help […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

Driving Impaired: Know the Consequences

Under no circumstances should anyone operate a vehicle intoxicated or impaired. However, we at Phillips and Sellers Attorneys at Law, know that often the best choices are not made while under the influence. So knowing the consequences of your actions can be powerful. Whether the offense is the first or a repeat, having the knowledge of what an individual is […]

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