‘Divorce’ Category

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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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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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What Do You Need to Know About Divorce?

At Phillips & Sellers, we can offer in-depth consultations about the divorce options you have available. We will talk to you about assets, your splitting of funds and/or properties, and more. If there are underage children within the marriage, we can also discuss what’s likely to happen through custody rights. We want our clients to be as informed as possible […]

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Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law

What Do You Need to Know About Custody?

There is nothing scarier than wondering what will happen during a custody battle. This is even more relevant when dealing with a relationship that has soured or when working to take parental rights away. The best defense you can take, however, is to stay legally informed and equipped on all subjects. It’s our goal to help you remain ready and […]

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Where Do I File My Divorce?

In Columbus, Georgia and the surrounding areas divorce cases are handled a little differently. The “location” issue comes up frequently because of the tens of thousands of soldiers and civilian employees at Fort Benning. They come from all over the country, so when divorce and family law problems arise, their first question is: Where do I file my divorce? Is […]

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Divorce, Family Law

When Will This Be Over? The 5 Major Phases of Divorce

Everyone I represent in family law litigation in both Georgia and Alabama wants to know the answer to one primary question:  When will this divorce be over? Or put another way: What’s taking so long? Divorces and custody modifications are emotionally exhausting and financially draining.  It’s understandable that clients want the uncertainty and animosity to come to an end as […]

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Divorce, Family Law

Is My Divorce Contested or Uncontested?

I am asked this question by clients more often than any other question.  And, ironically, this is the question that I am probably least able to answer on my own.  First, I’ll define the terms. An uncontested divorce means that the parties are in agreement on ALL issues currently confronting them and are willing to enter into a contract of […]

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Divorce, Family Law

5 Myths About Filing For Divorce

Over half of marriages end in divorce, but why are there so many myths about filing for divorce? As a lawyer for 23 years, Scott Phillips, has seen it all when it comes to divorce cases. Here are the top 5 misconceptions, Scott has encountered during his time working with clients:  File My Divorce in the City/County Where I Got […]

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