Oxendine Law Wins “Best of Gwinnett” Award Among Family Law Firms

Anyone familiar with Oxendine Law knows that we are clear about what we stand for. We recognize the importance of your family structure and we have the specialized expertise and the passion to fight for your family. Our clients have experienced this for themselves for years, and we’re excited to learn that they have made their opinions known throughout Gwinnett County and beyond. We are thrilled to announce we have been named one of the best family law firms in the county in the 2019 Best of Gwinnett competition.

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Tips for Smooth and Safe Child Custody Exchanges, Part 2

You have gone through your child custody case, and after spending months in the legal process, you finally reach a custody schedule. As much of a relief as it can be to finally have a resolution, this doesn’t put an end to your custody-related stress. Every time you meet up with your ex to exchange custody, there is a risk for arguments and tension.

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Tips for Smooth and Safe Child Custody Exchanges

At Oxendine Law our goal is always to help our clients move forward with their lives in the best possible way. That includes having a respectful co-parenting relationship with your child’s other parent. As much as we want to see everyone get along, that doesn’t always happen.

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Announcing Our Newest Partner at Oxendine Law

At Oxendine Law, we love spending our days helping clients get the results they want from their family law cases, whether that means a smooth divorce process, a favorable results for their custody and parenting plan, or successfully settling a case without ever having to appear in Court. Every time we deliver good news to our clients, it’s a privilege and a point of pride.

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4 Little-Known Facts About Divorce in Georgia

When it comes to spreading information, the internet has been both a gift and a curse. On one hand, the web is a platform where rumors, myths, and inaccuracies spread like wildfire. On the other hand, it also provides a way for experts like our team at Oxendine Law to set the record straight and offer helpful, valuable information.

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Ways to Speed Up Your Divorce: Part 2

Our attorneys are about family law and accomplishing great results for our clients, but we also recognize that our clients want to complete their cases as quickly as possible. In our last blog, we explained that you can speed up the process by voicing your goals to your lawyer and by starting the “divorce talk” with your spouse in the right way.

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Ways to Speed Up Your Divorce

You have reached a point in your life and your marriage when divorce is the best path forward. If you’re like most of our clients at Oxendine Law, you have labored over the decision for months or years before taking the first step. By the time you begin the divorce process, you are ready to push through it as quickly as possible so you can move on and begin the next chapter of your life.

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How Can I Improve My Chances in a Child Custody Case

All too often parents who enter a custody battle don’t know what they’re getting into. Some people believe that if they’re a good parent, “the truth will come out” and they will win in the end.

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How Child Support and Custody Are Linked

No matter how much thought you put into your original parenting plan and custody arrangement, life happens, and circumstances change. Whether it is for scheduling reasons, shifts in relationships, or other life changes, it is common for parents to change their custody and parenting time schedules over time.

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What People Are Saying About Oxendine Law

Choosing a divorce attorney is a big decision. If you don’t have the right lawyer on your side, you’re at risk of ending up with strained finances and even a weakened relationship with your child. Because the stakes are so high, we understand that our clients want to take their time and do their homework before they hire us to handle their divorce.

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My Ex Wants to Move Our Child Out of State. What Can I Do?

There are a lot of words parents use to describe co-parenting with their exes. It can be stressful, emotionally draining, and time-consuming, but there’s one word we rarely hear: easy. What happens when your ex throws a new twist into the road by choosing to move hours away with your child?

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Grandparents’ Rights in Georgia: What You Need to Know

When the Court is weighing the options for a child’s living situation during a divorce or custody case, it all centers around the parents. Still, we all know that a child and their parents don’t live in a vacuum. The other family members and friends around a child can have an important impact on their upbringing.

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My Ex Isn’t Paying Their Alimony. What Can I Do?

Most people breathe a sigh of relief after signing their divorce papers. Even the easiest of divorces can be stressful and emotionally taxing, so when the divorce is final, people feel like the battle is finally over. If only that were true.

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Summer Co-Parenting: Tips for Your Summer Parenting Plan

Some people are more set in their schedules than others, but anything that interferes with your daily routine can add more stress to your life. That includes your child’s summer break from school when you no longer have the predictable school-year schedule you outlined in your parenting plan.

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Child Support Laws in Georgia: What They Are and How They Work: Part 2

If you aren’t married to your child’s other parent, you’ll most likely be dealing with child support obligations until your child turns 18. That’s a long time to feel like you’re paying money without a clear idea of how the process works.

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Child Support Laws in Georgia: What They Are and How They Work: Part 1

Every child comes from a relationship, however long or short. Those relationships come with emotional baggage. No matter what the situation may be with your ex, the fact is that the child you share is both of your responsibility. In most child custody cases, one parent will be the primary custodian: the parent that the child lives with most of the time.

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What Happens When You Sign Over Your Parental Rights?

As challenging and stressful as divorces can be, child custody cases take the stakes to a whole new level. Every parent wants to do the best thing for their children, but doing the right thing can take many different forms. One topic some parents ask our family law attorneys at Oxendine Law about is “signing over” their parental rights,

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Georgia’s New Law About De Facto Custodians

If you spend as much time online and on social media as most people do, chances are that you’re always up-to-date on the latest celebrity scandal and today’s most popular viral video. News that truly affects your day-to-day life, on the other hand, doesn’t always make it onto your newsfeed.

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Common Law Marriage in Georgia: What You Need to Know

Marriage is a big step in a person’s life on both a sentimental level and a practical, legal level. Can you imagine getting married and being committed to all of marriage’s pros and cons without your knowledge?

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Frequently Asked Questions About Prenuptial Agreements: Part 2

According to recent data, today’s generations are waiting longer before they get married. While that’s often wise, you could date someone for decades and still not know everything about them before you get married. Even if you do, people can change in ways that make couples grow apart.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Prenuptial Agreements: Part 1

The are many rumors and myths about prenuptial agreements. People think they symbolize mistrust, that they are only for the wealthy, or that they are meant to victimize the spouse who is less wealthy. The reality is far less scandalous. To help you learn more about these prudent contracts, our experienced family law attorneys at Oxendine Law are answering some of the most common questions about prenuptial agreements in our two-part blog series.

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Who Gets What in a Divorce? Part 2

For most couples who are considering a divorce, asset division is unknown territory. In our last blog, we explained some basics of dividing your assets during a divorce and how those decisions are made. However, that was just the tip of the iceberg. Today we’re delving into some of the more in-depth topics you’ll want to know during your divorce.

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Physical Custody vs. Legal Custody: What Parents Need to Know

Whether you’re going through a divorce or you were never married to your child’s other parent, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the details in creating and implementing a child custody arrangement, also called a parenting plan.

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Who Gets What in a Divorce? Part 1

When your marriage is failing, the idea of divorce will sound freeing and refreshing to some, but intimidating to others. People change and moving on with your separate lives can be the best thing for both you and your spouse, but that doesn’t take away the stress of the divorce process.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid During Your Divorce

There’s a reason a divorce can be emotionally exhausting. It can require months of making one life-changing decision after another, from choosing where your kids will live to negotiating for all your most valuable assets.

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Oxendine Family Law Sponsors Annual Muddbuggs and Music Festival

The Suwanee law attorneys at Oxendine Family Law know the value of families taking time to go out and have fun together. For that reason, we’re honored to sponsor the 2019 Muddbuggs and Music Festival in Duluth and Sandy Springs.

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Welcome to the New Oxendine Law Blog

Today, we launch our new official blog for Oxendine Law and we’re thrilled that you’re joining us. This blog will offer advice and information from both Jarrod Oxendine and Christine Palmer, our two seasoned family law attorneys. Our goal is to become a valued resource for those throughout metro Atlanta who are preparing for a divorce, experiencing issues with child custody, or facing other legal transitions in their lives.

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