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Can Personal Injury Settlements Be Taxed?

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If there’s one thing out there that’s confusing and stressful, it’s taxes. Add a personal injury settlement into the mix, and the confusion could escalate to a whole new level. At our personal injury firm in Atlanta, we’re often asked if personal injury settlements can be taxed. The short answer is that they normally aren’t […]

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Can An Ex Get Spousal Support If They Cheat?

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Spousal support, or alimony, can often be awarded during divorce settlements for a variety of reasons. However, if you and your partner are divorcing because they cheated on you, you will not be required to pay spousal support under Georgia law. We decided to write this blog post after we were asked this question from […]

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Custody Law For Grandparents: Options & Processes Explained

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As a grandparent, it’s understandable that you want to be a part of your grandchild’s life. Sometimes, this could call for becoming the legal guardian of your grandchild. Child custody laws in Georgia differ from many other places, but custody options for third parties — including grandparents — is an important area of focus of […]

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Ask A Personal Injury Firm: What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

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If you were recently injured in a car accident but you know the other driver wasn’t on the phone, then could you still get personal injury settlement? After all, maybe it was just a standard car accident and you aren’t entitled to additional compensation because it wasn’t distracted driving. While driving while texting or talking […]

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What You Should Know About Divorce & Retirement Accounts

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As we’ve worked our way through financial literacy month and how to become more financially prepared and aware when it comes to divorce, we decided to focus on one final aspect: retirement accounts. How often do you really think about your retirement account? Maybe when you notice your contribution — or your employer’s contribution — […]

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Unmarried Fathers In Georgia: Here’s How Custody Works

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You’ve played an active role in your child’s life, so when the mother simply takes the child and leaves, dealing with this can be stressful. After all, you pay child support and you signed the birth certificate. You should have every right to your child, right? Georgia child custody laws give preference to the mother […]

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7 Tips For Talking To Insurance Companies After A Collision

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Everything can feel rushed and overwhelming following a car accident. Because of this, you may willingly agree to speak with the other driver’s insurance company without even thinking — anything to help, right? However, this is something you certainly don’t want to do. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss why to avoid this, along with six […]

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Divorce Help: Dividing Bank Accounts In Divorce

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April is financial literacy month. In our blogs this month, we’re going to share information that will help you to become more financially literate in your upcoming divorce. The stresses of divorce are immense: from emotions to finances, it can feel overwhelming and insurmountable. Here at The Fairell Firm, we aim to help decrease this […]

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Grandparent Visitation: What You Need To Know

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You love getting to spoil and spend time with your grandchildren whenever possible, but a divorce or death, and subsequent change in child custody, can make this difficult. Here at The Fairell Firm, we often use social media to answer broad family law questions from people around the Atlanta and Tucker areas. In today’s blog, […]

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Work With A Personal Injury Firm For Help With Your Slip And Fall Injury

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Picture it: an older male customer is in a fast-casual restaurant by the drink machines. No other customers are around. The customer presses the lever located in the middle of the drink machine and cubes of ice tumble out into the customer’s paper cup. The customer looks over his left shoulder, and then his right. […]

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