Michael handles all aspects of Family Law disputes. He is in court every week on behalf of clients and families. He has 24 years experience in counseling and advising families through the emotional and complex issues raised when a family comes to this difficult stage. His goal is to obtain a resolution that provides clarity, dignity and fairness.
We will be adding links and documents you will find helpful as you begin the process of sorting through the options when it comes time to solve problems you may be having in the home.
Areas of Practice:
Divorce - Here is an in-depth checklist of information you should begin putting together for your attorney. Download Welsh Law divorce interview checklist
Child Support - you can start the process by calculating your child support using the calculator provided by the Georgia Child Support Commission. Georgia Child Support Worksheet
Custody - You will need to prepare an affidavit detailing your income and expenses. Here is the standard form - Download Welsh Law Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit
Property Division - you will need to immediately think about getting your own bank account and setting up your own finances, to the extent possible. You should also start monitoring your credit, and getting your spouse's name off of joint credit cards and credit accounts.
Paternity and Legitimation - whenever there is any question regarding paternity over a child in a divorce or custody case, you should take steps to line up a DNA test. This is a critical step Court's will require if there are disputes over who is the parent.
Alternative Dispute Resolution - we have successfully mediated hundreds of divorce and custody cases.
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