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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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Greetings, We would like to express our sincere hope that everyone is staying as safe as possible. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of our clients and their families. While the Parker Law Firm offices are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still available to assist our clients with their legal […]

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Forbearance of Student Loans

(During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic) According to the U.S. Federal Reserve, federalreserve.gov, as of January 2020, there are approximately 44.7 million Americans with student loan debt. The total student loan debt in the U.S. alone, is $1.64 trillion. The average monthly payment on student loan debts range between $200-$299, with 11.1% of student loans 90 […]

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Establishing Paternity In Georgia

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If a child’s parents are married, both have equal rights to custody and visitation. However, in the case of a child born out of wedlock, only the mother has any rights to custody. This is true even if the father’s name is listed on the birth certificate of the child. Paternity establishes a man as […]

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Tips for Filing Your 2016 Taxes

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We are in the middle of the 2016 tax filing season when everyone is anxious to file their taxes in hopes of receiving a refund. This article will provide you with simple pointers to ensure that you get your refund and not a tax audit by the Internal Revenue Service. You must count unemployment benefits […]

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How Long Does A Divorce Case Take?

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Legal matters never take overnight. Some last for months, even years. It is more than a bit difficult to predict the time a contested divorce case will take from beginning to end. Overloaded court dockets are a circumstance that may increase the duration of a divorce case. Some states, including Georgia, require a waiting period […]

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Residency And Divorce

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In order to obtain a divorce in Georgia, at least one of the parties must meet Georgia residency requirements for divorce. Meeting Georgia’s residency requirements is rarely a concern except for those spouses who have recently moved to Georgia or are planning to move in the near future. If residency requirements are not met, the Georgia court […]

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May A Child Choose A Custodial Parent?

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Determining child custody is a difficult heart-wrenching task. If parents can’t agree on the details of a child custody agreement, the court must weigh several factors to determine which parent has primary custody of the children. In a child custody case, how does a child’s preference affect the ultimate decision? Courts will typically not consider […]

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Who’s Suing Me? Debt Sale And Assignment

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When debts go unpaid, it is well known that a collection agency may soon enter the picture to collect. Debtors may think that they owe a particular bank for a credit card debt and then one day they are served with a lawsuit attempting to recover payment for the same debt. This moment is often […]

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Dealing With Student Loans, Part 1: Where To Begin?

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The Parker Law Firm can help all student loan debtors get a handle on the repayment of their student loan obligation. This is the first part of a blog on dealing with student loans. Today’s article addresses getting organized and formulating a plan to repay them. School’s over. Now is the time to make it pay off […]

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Student, Student Loans, Man Carrying Box of Debt