Co-Parenting Schedules for the Summer Break

When parents divorce, essential issues that must be taken care of include child custody and co-parenting responsibilities. Irrespective of who is awarded custody of the minor child or children Georgia law requires a parenting plan that details co-parenting schedules. Couples who have chosen the route of collaborative divorce will, with the help of a good […]

Written by on May 31, 2017

The Difference Between Collaboration and Mediation Attorneys

Collaboration and mediation are both non-adversarial approaches used for divorce, but they are different. Both are generally preferable to litigation, but they have their own advantages and disadvantages. So how do you know the differences between collaboration and mediation, and how do you choose which approach is the best for you? How Collaboration and Mediation […]

Written by on March 15, 2017

Hastings Shadmehry Wright, a Firm of Super Lawyers

Our Amy Waggoner and Andrea Hastings have been named 2017 Super Lawyers, and Kristen Files has been named a 2017 Rising Star. Amy Waggoner, a partner at the firm, was not only rated as a 2017 Super Lawyer, but also made the “Top 50: 2017 Women Georgia Super Lawyers List”. She has been recognized on […]

Written by on February 23, 2017

Divorcing Someone Who Won’t Let Go

Divorce is not an easy path, even when both parties know it is the only solution. But when one person in the failed partnership refuses to let go it can be unbearably difficult, particularly when children are involved. This is one of the reasons mediation, or collaborative divorce, are usually the best approaches to take. […]

Written by on February 21, 2017

Mediation attorneys Make Divorce Easier

Divorce is never an easy process. Those who have been through the painful procedure, and mediation attorneys who work through the process with clients, know this. But collaborative mediation can make divorce easier to bear. The reality for married couples that have decided to get divorced is that there will be issues that are going […]

Written by on January 23, 2017

Starting the New Year After Divorce

Divorce is never easy, but starting out a New Year after divorce can be particularly challenging. Nevertheless it is also an excellent time to make a new start as our Alpharetta collaborative divorce attorneys know. On the positive side, you’ve been through the divorce process, which can be really hard. You have reached a settlement […]

Written by on December 30, 2016

Dealing With Divorce and Parenting Over the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a happy time when families get together and celebrate. But when parents are divorced or separated this time of the year can be very stressful for all concerned. No one knows this better than our specialist Alpharetta collaborative divorce attorney who deals with parenting issues on a daily basis. […]

Written by on December 15, 2016

Andrea Hastings Named a 2016 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend

Georgia Trend, a leading magazine in Georgia’s business, politics and economic development, has named our Andrea Hastings as a 2016 Legal Elite in Family Law. From Georgia Trend, “For the past 14 years, Georgia Trend has asked the state’s attorneys to tell us who they think are the best in their field. This year’s group […]

Written by on December 6, 2016

Handling Your First Holidays After a Divorce, with Children

The first holidays after a divorce can be incredibly stressful, particularly those at the end of the year that are traditionally family orientated. Our Alpharetta collaborative divorce attorneys share some advice below on how to overcome obstacles from emotions, to raising children. While some parents are able to rise above their failed relationship and spend […]

Written by on November 30, 2016