Category: Family Law Attorney Atlanta

For a family law attorney in the Atlanta area, you can count on The Fairell Firm. Our team of family law lawyers has vast experience with child support and child custody in the state of Georgia, and we are ready and willing to help you and your family on your case. Here on our blog, you can expect regular updates regarding family law in Georgia, tips for handling joint custody throughout the year, information regarding how custody law works for grandparents and stepparents, and more. Contact our team of family law attorneys and female lawyers in Atlanta today to get started.


Examining State and National Unemployment Numbers

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With some of the economic relief provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act — particularly the extra $600 per week in federal aid — now in the rearview mirror, Americans across the country are wondering how they will make ends meet. This is an extraordinarily difficult time for many, especially here […]

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How to Set Your Child Up for Success While Distance Learning

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Many schools in Georgia are beginning the fall semester remotely, holding a mix of in-person and online classes, or leaving it up to parents to decide what they want for their children. No matter what happens, one thing is certain — this school year is going to be much different, and potentially much more difficult […]

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How Do PPP Loans Affect Child Support?

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At Fairell Roy & Associates, we’ve received a number of questions about child support, child custody, divorce, and other topics in family law that have been complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people who have received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) are wondering how, and if, their loan will be considered a source […]

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Caring for Yourself as You Divorce During COVID-19

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Divorce can be stressful, anxiety-provoking, and traumatic, no matter what else is going on in your life. The uncertainty and widespread changes brought about by COVID-19 only compound the negative emotions you might be experiencing. Whether your divorce proceedings were interrupted by COVID-19 or you plan to file for divorce in the near future, we […]

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Helping Your Child Cope With COVID-19 — Part II

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Between losing economic security, learning how to homeschool, and staying home more often than not, families across the country are learning to face new challenges every day. In a previous post, we provided you with a few tips for helping your child adjust to the new “normal” and cope with the many hardships brought on […]

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Helping Your Child Cope With COVID-19 — Part I

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Households across the nation are learning to cope with the all-encompassing changes and anxieties brought on by COVID-19. In addition to economic hardship, concern about your own health, and uncertainty about the future, you may be facing the challenge of explaining the current situation to your child and helping them through the immense changes they’ve […]

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Managing Stress During COVID-19

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You’re not alone if you’re feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, or scared more often than not. Whether you’re worried about contracting COVID-19, wondering how you’ll make rent, or quarantining with a partner you’re waiting to divorce, our current circumstances present endless opportunities for stressors to disrupt our lives and take a toll on our mental health. […]

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3 COVID-19 Co-Parenting Tips

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There’s nothing easy about co-parenting. Scheduling, animosity, and parenting styles are all sources of stress in divorced parents’ lives or parents that were never married, and COVID-19 has brought a host of additional issues into play. At Fairell Roy & Associates, we understand that many people are unsure of how to comply with court orders […]

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COVID-19, Custody, and Child Support

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Everyone has been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 in one way or another, but Georgia’s stay-at-home order and widespread income loss are raising a number of questions about child support, custody, and visitation. Today’s blog post is dedicated to answering a few of the most common questions Fairell Roy & Associates has received about […]

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