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Month: January 2012
Anger reportedly to blame for Heidi Klum divorce
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 23, 2012 | Divorce
Earlier this week, supermodel Heidi Klum and her husband Seal announced that they had decided to separate and file for divorce after seven years of marriage. Of course, a celebrity divorce is not exactly a new thing (see our earlier Georgia family law blog posts on...
Is cohabitation healthier than marriage?
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 21, 2012 | Divorce
According to a recent study into the relative health benefits of cohabitation and marriage, researchers came to a surprising conclusion. People who choose to live together without marrying may be more happy and healthy and have better social ties than married...
Post-divorce, Lindsey Vonn succeeds on the slopes
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 18, 2012 | Divorce
It can be difficult enough to separate from a spouse with whom you share a home and a family. So what happens when you share a career with your spouse, and a very public one at that? This is what Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn had to deal with when her husband filed for...
Child support suit seeks lawyers for indigent parents (2)
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 12, 2012 | Child Support
Earlier this week, we began a discussion of a lawsuit that is currently pending in Fulton County Superior Court. Recently, the judge presiding over the suit granted the plaintiffs' motion for class-action status, a major step toward success in the case.The lawsuit is...
Child support suit seeks lawyers for indigent parents (1)
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 10, 2012 | Child Support
Last week, we reported on the nearly $20 million increase in child support collection from 2009 to 2010 in Georgia. Certainly, that is a positive development. Many parents rely on child support payments to pay their bills and make ends meet, and the state should do...
Child support collections up in Georgia
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 6, 2012 | Child Support
Last month, we reported on what has become somewhat of an epidemic in the United States: the failure of many parents to pay their court-ordered or agreed-upon child support. According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, less than half of all custodial parents...
Paternity test tops many Georgians’ resolution lists
On Behalf of Hill Macdonald, LLC | Jan 4, 2012 | Child Custody
Over the past few years, there has been a common item topping the New Year's resolution lists of many parents in Georgia and throughout the United States: to conclusively determine the paternity of their child or children.This inference was made by a company called...
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