Divorce FAQ's
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

Our office has handled divorce cases for over 30 years. There are, of course, many common issues in these cases. Here are some frequently asked questions answered for you.

Enforcement of divorce judgements
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

After divorce, formerly married parties often have continuing rights and obligations between each other under their Final Judgment and Decree. These can include turning over marital property, payment of marital debts, support obligations, and custody and visitation matters. These matters are sometimes known as “domestic relations” issues.

David Walker, Attorney at Law

Important parts of your will
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

I’ve had the opportunity over years of law practice to read a lot of wills that people bring in for probate. It is sometimes surprising what clauses people include in their wills or leave out.

Born out of wedlock
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

In Georgia, legitimation allows the biological father to be recognized by law as the legal father when a child is born out of wedlock. The biological father may file a petition for legitimation of the child. The superior and juvenile courts have concurrent jurisdiction in legitimation cases. The superior court has general jurisdiction but the juvenile court may become the proper court in certain circumstances.

Annulment of marriage
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

We often get questions about annulments, as some people believe they are easier, quicker or less expensive than a divorce. This is usually not the case. Annulments are rarely granted and only in unusual circumstances.

Asset protection
By David Walker, Attorney at Law

Recently a client wanted to protect his new house from lawsuits or creditors. His ex-wife was constantly filing suits against him. He has four minor children.