It is important that you establish paternity for your child.
In Georgia, any public entity - federal, state, county, city and quasi-governmental agencies like hospitals and power companies - can use eminent domain to seize land for public use projects.
Sometimes contracts are signed with great pomp and formality, almost as if they were trade agreements between great national powers. Sometimes contracts are signed with an off-handedness more apropos of a receipt at a fast food restaurant.
It may be hard to believe, but more young people than ever are electing to get prenuptial agreements. Once a dirty word in the marriage sphere, millennials have spent the last few years shaking off the cynical image of couples signing prenups.
Georgia's Public Guardianship Office, part of the state Division of Aging Services, manages guardianship for Georgians who the probate court has determined can't communicate their wishes or can't take care of themselves and don't have a willing or suitable person to take care of them.
A quick state-of-the-states spotlight on legal marijuana schemes reveals a wide disparity among various laws across the country, but a progressively growing acceptance of legal pot use in some form.
Repeatedly being harmed physically or emotionally is deplorable and is often the grounds for divorce. What many don't realize is that financial abuse also exists and can be just as debilitating in a marriage.
Property disputes in Georgia and elsewhere are nothing new, of course. They range over subject matter that can seem virtually limitless in its possibilities, and can either emerge in an instant or develop over decades.
Adopting a child is an incredible, but complicated experience. It is something to look forward to. However, there are many elements to the process and it can be difficult to navigate if you are not prepared.