Helping Fathers With Legitimation Issues
What are my rights? This is a question that we often hear from fathers. In most divorce situations, fathers worry that they will not get the time with their children that they once had. They worry that they will have to pay huge amounts of child support. In paternity or legitimation matters, they worry that their relationships with their children are not protected.
East Cobb Law Firm Representing Legitimation Clients In Metro Georgia Area
At the Marietta, Georgia, Law Offices of Gina Smalley, LLC, we help our clients address these worries by taking forceful and effective legal action in Georgia courts. To do so, we use years of experience and in-depth knowledge of family law. We can help dads choose the strategies that are most likely to help them achieve favorable results. We then use those strategies to take action.
Contact us onlinetoday to learn more about our legitimation and paternity law services. You may also call 770-794-4460 to discuss your situation with an experienced family law attorney.
Georgia Paternity, Legitimation And Fathers’ Rights
While Georgia law does not technically favor mothers over fathers in divorce or paternity/legitimation matters, family situations often lead to decisions that put mothers at an advantage. For example, courts consider the best interests of the child when determiningchild custody and visitation. To do so, they consider a series of factors, including the child’s relationship with each parent. Because mothers were historically more involved with day-to-day care of their children than fathers, some courts tend to give more weight to the mother-child relationship.
Even more, some parents go to great lengths to limit the other parents’ access to their children as much as possible. They try to limit access to children’s medical records and school records. Some even go so far as to counsel their children to make false allegations of child abuse or neglect.
At the Law Offices of Gina Smalley, LLC, we stand up to exclusion and false allegations, working forcefully to protect our clients’ interests. We often work with guardians ad litem, special attorneys who give their professional opinions about family law decisions that are in a child’s best interests. We have found that a guardian ad litem’s opinion carries significant weight with a judge. We know most lawyers who serve as guardians, and can help clients navigate through the often long process. In addition, attorney Smalley serves as guardian in many cases, and is therefore skilled at assisting clients present their case favorably.
Contact A Fathers’ Rights Attorney In Marietta
Fathers sometimes face an uphill battle in Georgia courts. If you are fighting for your father’s rights, it is important that you consult with a competent, capable lawyer who can provide advice and assistance. To contact the Marietta, Georgia, Law Offices of Gina Smalley, LLC, call 770-794-4460.