Category: Family Law


8 Free (Or Cheap) Resources to Help You Keep Your Teen Driver Safe on Georgia Roads

By: Pauline Onkware and Cheryl Kelly Getting a driver’s license is a major milestone in the lives of most teenagers. A driver’s license represents a sense of freedom. However, a driver’s license also comes with more responsibility for teenagers and leads to heightened fear and anxiety for most parents. Naturally, parents want their young drivers […]

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6 COMMON SENSE REASONS WHY UNCONTESTED DIVORCE IS THE RIGHT OPTION FOR MANY DIVORCING FAMILIES

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By: Cheryl D. Kelly, Esquire Uncontested Divorce saves thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees.  Georgia contested divorce retainer fees vary but are typically no less than $2,500.00 just to begin work.  However, the attorney’s fees usually do not stop there.   Attorneys normally charge by the hour and the initial retainer fee is just a deposit […]

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PARENTING SEMINARS IN GEORGIA CUSTODY AND DIVORCE CASES INVOLVING CHILDREN

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By: Cheryl D. Kelly In the State of Georgia, most courts require parents in custody cases (including legitimations) and in divorces (whether contested or uncontested) to attend a parenting class. The purpose of the seminar is generally to provide parents with information on the divorce process, and how it affects children. The goal of these […]

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National Adoption Day: A new vision of family

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Smiles all around as DeKalb County Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson and Attorney Cheryl D. Kelly celebrate “grandfamily” after completing a successful Grandparent adoption. Think of how much it would mean to a foster child to have the prospect of a forever family. For many children waiting for a permanent home, their only hope is to […]

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