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Child Custody Laws in Georgia Explained

Divorce is never easy. When the divorce involves children and which parent they should live with, it often becomes more difficult and complex. In some cases, even though you initially worked out an amicable custody arrangement during your divorce proceedings, you may find things are not working out as expected and discover that you need…
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Understanding Child Support In Georgia

Every child in Georgia deserves to be cared for both physically and financially. Child support laws help ensure that happens. As you work toward an agreement, however, it can be helpful to understand how the process works.
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Who Gets Custody?

Every parent wants what is best for their children. Sometimes, however, parents disagree on what that is. At Speights Law, our lawyers strive to help parents in Canton and the surrounding areas of Georgia work out child custody arrangements that support the best interests of the children involved.
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When Can Police Legally Search my Vehicle?

In general, police cannot search your car without a warrant or your permission. However, it is important to understand the exceptions to that rule to make sure your rights are not being violated.
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Can I Change My Child’s Last Name After a Divorce?

Although more hyphenated last names have been used in recent years, the overwhelming majority of children born in the United States tend to take their father’s last name.
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Laboratory Analysis and Challenging Drug Charges

Drug charges carry some of the harshest sentencing of any nonviolent crime in America, often unjustly resulting in years of incarceration.
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