22 Jan 2015

Points for Georgia Moving Violations Can Add Up to Trouble

There are a number of factors you should consider when faced with the choice of contesting or accepting a conviction for a moving violation or other Georgia traffic offense. One of the more significant issues is how a conviction will be reflected on your...

8 Jan 2015

Social Security and Divorce: What Happens to Our Benefits?

According to a study at Ohio's Bowling Green University, senior divorces –also known as "gray divorces" – have increased dramatically over the past few decades as baby boomers have approached or hit retirement age. Between 1980 and 2008, the divorce rate for men 65...

22 Dec 2014

Mediation: A Possible Path to a Less Painful Divorce

There is simply no getting around that fact that the end of almost any marriage is a time fraught with intense emotions, tension, and conflict. Hurt feelings, worries about the future and the well-being of any children, and the practical issues of property division...

8 Dec 2014

Failing a Breathalyzer Test Doesn’t Mean You’ve Blown It

When you apply for and receive a Georgia driver’s license, you’ve given your “implied consent” to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test if an officer reasonably suspects that you were driving under the influence. You can refuse to take the test and...

8 Nov 2014

Brain Injuries and Other Damage From Forceps Deliveries

For decades, doctors have used forceps to assist them during challenging deliveries. A forceps delivery will typically be considered if the physician is having a difficult time reaching the baby’s head or the mother is exhausted and cannot effectively push the baby out. However,...