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Christie Ayotte Baer

Christie Baer’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • How to Get a Gay Divorce in Georgia

    This Is Not A Divorce: Don't Treat It Like One If you are looking for yet more examples of how the law discriminates against gay and lesbian couples, you found it. Straight couples who divorce in Geo

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  • How to Save Money on Your Divorce

    Not everyone can afford a $50,000 divorce. This guide contains practical advice to help you control your costs by spelling out ways that you can both work better with your attorney to amicably resolve your case and pay less in attorneys' fees.

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  • How Real Court is Not Like What You See on TV

    TV and movies provide a romanticized idea of what court will be like – everyone will be heard, justice will be served, etc. As a result, many people have unrealistic expectations about what it will be like when they have their hearing or trial, which leads them to waste their time. Don't do that.

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  • Fulton County Status Conferences: What to Expect

    To keep cases moving and prevent the creation of a huge backlog, Fulton County has designed a process for its family law cases wherein parties are automatically assigned dates for status conferences after 30 days, 60 days, and 120 days. This guide outlines what to expect at these...

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  • How to Prepare for a Temporary Hearing in a Divorce or Custody Case

    Georgia family law attorney Christie Ayotte provides an overview of: what a "Rule Nisi" (aka, "temporary hearing") is, what issues are frequently decided during temporary hearings, how the process works at a temporary hearing, and how to adequately prepare for a temporary hear...

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