Custody

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How to Co-Parent After Divorce

By Amanda Speights / March 6, 2019 / Comments Off on How to Co-Parent After Divorce

Co-parenting after a divorce is seldom easy. This is particularly true if you have a disputatious ex-partner. You may have genuine concerns about your ex’s parenting style or still feel so emotional about the divorce that you’re not sure if you will ever find a way to overcome all the resentment you still hold toward them.

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Who Gets Custody?

By Amanda Speights / January 29, 2019 / Comments Off on 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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The Best Interests of a Child

By Amanda Speights / February 23, 2017 / Comments Off on The Best Interests of a Child

When a Judge decides who should receive custody of a child, ultimately, the judge must decide, “What is in the child’s best interests?” Georgia law sets forth several factors the Judge may consider in making that decision. The factors are not all inclusive-the judge may consider issues or items not specified.

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