Ellijay Divorce & Family Law Lawyer, Georgia


W. David Wallace

Adoption, Bankruptcy, Farms, Divorce
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Nancy Cochran Maddox

Real Estate, Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Business Organization, Divorce
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Kayann Hayden West

Divorce & Family Law, Wills & Probate, Real Estate, Divorce, Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  14 Years

Rhonda Blackwell Siler

Family Law, Divorce & Family Law
Status:  Suspended           Licensed:  33 Years
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David Isaac Clark

Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           

Rebecca Brackett Kendrick

Real Estate, Family Law, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  12 Years

George William Little

Federal Trial Practice, Family Law, Elder Law, Business & Trade
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  25 Years

Robbman Scott Kiker

Family Law, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

David J. Farnham

Accident & Injury, Health Care, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Motor Vehicle
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  35 Years

Edwin Marger

Lawsuit & Dispute, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury
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LEGAL TERMS

STEPPARENT ADOPTION

The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relativ... (more...)
The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relatively easy if the child's noncustodial parent gives consent, is dead or missing, or has abandoned the child.

ZONING

The laws dividing cities into different areas according to use, from single-family residences to industrial plants. Zoning ordinances control the size, location... (more...)
The laws dividing cities into different areas according to use, from single-family residences to industrial plants. Zoning ordinances control the size, location, and use of buildings within these different areas.

QMSCO

See Qualified Medical Child Support Order.

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

See alimony.

IN CAMERA

Latin for 'in chambers.' A legal proceeding is 'in camera' when a hearing is held before the judge in her private chambers or when the public is excluded from t... (more...)
Latin for 'in chambers.' A legal proceeding is 'in camera' when a hearing is held before the judge in her private chambers or when the public is excluded from the courtroom. Proceedings are often held in camera to protect victims and witnesses from public exposure, especially if the victim or witness is a child. There is still, however, a record made of the proceeding, typically by a court stenographer. The judge may decide to seal this record if the material is extremely sensitive or likely to prejudice one side or the other.

LEGAL RISK PLACEMENT

A type of adoption used by agencies to keep a child out of foster care during the adoption process. The child is placed with the adopting parents before the bir... (more...)
A type of adoption used by agencies to keep a child out of foster care during the adoption process. The child is placed with the adopting parents before the birthmother has legally given up her rights to raise the child. If she then decides not to relinquish her rights, the adopting parents must give the child back. This is a risk for the adopting parents, who may lose a child to whom they've become attached.

PETITIONER

A person who initiates a lawsuit. A synonym for plaintiff, used almost universally in some states and in others for certain types of lawsuits, most commonly div... (more...)
A person who initiates a lawsuit. A synonym for plaintiff, used almost universally in some states and in others for certain types of lawsuits, most commonly divorce and other family law cases.

FMLA

See Family and Medical Leave Act.

ARREARAGES

Overdue alimony or child support payments. In recent years, state laws have made it difficult to impossible to get rid of arrearages; they can't be discharged i... (more...)
Overdue alimony or child support payments. In recent years, state laws have made it difficult to impossible to get rid of arrearages; they can't be discharged in bankruptcy, and courts usually will not retroactively cancel them. A spouse or parent who falls on tough times and is unable to make payments should request a temporary modification of the payments before the arrearages build up.