Georgia parents intending to adopt a child may feel anxiety that the process will not go the way they expect. While the child's best interest is always a guiding principle in family law, sometimes when controversy arises the courts must deliberate in order to determine what course of action serves the best interests of the child. When the child's race or ethnicity is different from that of the adoptive parents, it may spark some controversial issues that may pose obstacles to the adoption process.
You always wanted to adopt, and now you've become a foster parent. Adoption is in the future for you, but you have to wait a period of time before adoption is allowed.
Probate is a term that frequently comes up in discussions about inheritance. Probate is the legal process through which assets are distributed to heirs from the estate. In many cases, people talk about avoiding probate. Is probate really that undesirable? The reasons you might want to avoid probate if possible is for the convenience and benefit of those who inherit your assets in the state of Georgia.
Understanding what a truck driver is likely to see on a Georgia highway is crucial to keeping yourself safe. You might make assumptions about what the trucker sees that could be incorrect. If you should swerve into the truck’s blind spot, the truck driver may not see you and could collide with your vehicle.
As the weather cools down and your heating bill starts to rise, you might think about purchasing a space heater or bringing your old one out of storage. Before you plug in your little heater, our team at McCamy, Phillips, Tuggle & Fordham, LLP, wants to make sure you understand space heater safety, as well as the risks you and other Georgia residents could face with a faulty or improperly operated appliance.