William C. Gentry, Attorney at Law
Call Today for a Free Initial Consultation
770-884-4171 888-365-5983

Marietta's Pre-Eminent Family Law Firm

Complex Legal Issues Deserve Bold, Intelligent Representation

Call for A Free consultation
Attorney

December 2014 Archives

What does "fathers' rights" mean?

Fathers’ rights is a phrase that has been gaining popularity in the last few years, supported by years of data that seem to indicate a gender bias in custody agreements. While more women have been granted sole custody of children in the past, this is not necessarily indicative of a gender bias. It is important to remember that courts have always considered custody agreements that are in the best interests of the child. Unfortunately, this is a very subjective concept, and it does little to comfort fathers who cannot see their children often.

Changing circumstances could affect your divorce agreement

One of the main reasons that people stress the most about their divorce case is because they are afraid the final decision will bear consequences that they will have to endure for the rest of their lives. While this may be true in some cases, it is not true in all cases. Both parties must adhere to the terms of their divorce settlement, but some of those terms are subject to change, namely child custody and child support.

High-asset divorces can get messy

As unfortunate as it is, divorce is rarely a pleasant experience, and things rarely work out as easy as they should. In nearly every divorce case there will be battles over who deserves how much money or what kind of custody arrangement is fair to all parties. It may not surprise you to learn that the more that is at stake in a divorce, the more heated the divorce proceedings can become, as both parties want even larger pieces of the proverbial pie.

Study rates child custody statutes low across the country

Child custody has always been a hotly contested topic in divorce cases as neither parent wants to sacrifice time with their child. In recent years, many men have taken up the banner of fathers’ rights in an effort to combat what they perceive as a gender-biased court system that often sided with women in custody issues. In 2014, we like to think that the country has become much fairer with its custody arrangements, but a recent study conducted by the National Parents Organization claims that this may not be the case.

Call Us When You Need Outstanding Legal Representation

Email Us For A Response

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Attorney
William C. Gentry, Attorney at Law

Office Location

William C. Gentry, Attorney at Law
506 Roswell Street SE, Suite 240
Marietta, GA 30060

Toll Free: 888-365-5983
Phone: 770-884-4171
Fax: 770-422-1347
Marietta Law Office Map