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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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Police Need a Warrant to Track You by Your Cell Phone

Until last week, it was a practice by law enforcement officers in Georgia to locate fleeing suspects or establish someone’s location by contacting cell phone providers, who would willingly triangulate a suspect’s whereabouts using the information “pinged” back and forth to cell phone towers by that suspect’s phone.
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6 Reasons Couples End Their Marriages

Every marriage has its challenges. Some of these are very unique. Others are not. While some couples do manage to work their way through things and stay together, many marriages simply end.
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