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Terri Herron

Terri Herron Law
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Georgia
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At Terri Herron Law, we strive to do more than just practice family law in Georgia. We'll invest ourselves in your case by intently listening to your story. We'll work hard to give you the legal voice you need to get through this challenging time in your life. Our goal is to become the law firm that your family can turn to repeatedly for personalized and effective representation.

For all your family law needs - Contact Terri Herron today for a free consultation! (404) 418-7777

Education
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
J.D. (2007)
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What happens during a child custody court hearing?
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Divorce and addressing financial issues
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Property division and divorce among older adults
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What happens to property in a Georgia divorce?
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Georgia
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  • Divorce
  • Family Law
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It is almost always in the best interest of a child to have a relationship with both parents.   Supervised visitation is not the Goal.  There are many complications that come from parents that are no longer in a relationship with each other, but using the children as pawns will not help the co parenting and will bring more harm to the child.  Watch the video and share it with someone who may need to hear this! Top Atlanta Child Custody Attorney - Can I get Supervised Visitation?

It is almost always in the best interest of a child to have a relationship with both parents. Supervised visitation is not the Goal. There are many complications that come from parents that are no longer in a relationship with each other, but using the children as pawns will not help the co parenting and will bring more harm to the child. Watch the video and share it with someone who may need to hear this!

We fight for Father's to be part of their children's lives because we believe that children deserve the love of both parents Don't Wait for Permission to be a Father!

We fight for Father's to be part of their children's lives because we believe that children deserve the love of both parents

How did my Spouse know that I had a new Girlfriend?  How did my Children's mother know that I had a new job?  Where did my spouse get that evidence from?    A Facebook rant can feel good at the moment. It allows you to have your voice heard and to get your anger off of your chest, but in actual divorce court those negative words posted on social media can come back to bite you.   Pictures, statuses, and even texts can be used as ammunition in any child custody case where your own words are used against you. In today’s episode, we’ll uncover “Social Media During Divorce or Child Support: Why You Shouldn't Engage”.   Thank you for watching!! Be sure to share this video with a friend who needs some solid divorce advice. Social Media During Divorce or Child Support: Why You Shouldn't Engage

How did my Spouse know that I had a new Girlfriend? How did my Children's mother know that I had a new job? Where did my spouse get that evidence from? A Facebook rant can feel good at the moment. It allows you to have your voice heard and to get your anger off of your chest, but in actual divorce court those negative words posted on social media can come back to bite you. Pictures, statuses, and even texts can be used as ammunition in any child custody case where your own words are used against you. In today’s episode, we’ll uncover “Social Media During Divorce or Child Support: Why You Shouldn't Engage”. Thank you for watching!! Be sure to share this video with a friend who needs some solid divorce advice.

Not getting parenting time with your child? Know your rights!    Like all child custody laws, Georgia has its own unique set of regulations it follows when awarding custody. If you and the other parent of your children are divorcing or breaking up, you need to understand the basics of Georgia child custody law.    In today’s episode, we’ll answer the question, “Does My Ex (non-custodial parent) Have To Give Me His New Georgia Address?     If you are considering divorce, separation, child custody battles and other disputes get in touch with Terri Herron Law today! During life’s toughest transitions, we’re here for you. Does My Ex (non-custodial parent) Have To Give Me His New Georgia Address?

Not getting parenting time with your child? Know your rights! Like all child custody laws, Georgia has its own unique set of regulations it follows when awarding custody. If you and the other parent of your children are divorcing or breaking up, you need to understand the basics of Georgia child custody law. In today’s episode, we’ll answer the question, “Does My Ex (non-custodial parent) Have To Give Me His New Georgia Address? If you are considering divorce, separation, child custody battles and other disputes get in touch with Terri Herron Law today! During life’s toughest transitions, we’re here for you.

Deciding whether or not you’ll keep your ex’s last name after divorce is a highly personal choice.   Some women tend to keep the last name of their children...at least until they are raised.   But more and more women are deciding not to keep their ex-husband’s last name after the divorce.  It’s not as unusual, or as difficult, to change your name as you might think.   In today’s episode, we’ll answer the question, “Should I Change My Name After Divorce?” Should I Change My Name After Divorce?

Deciding whether or not you’ll keep your ex’s last name after divorce is a highly personal choice. Some women tend to keep the last name of their children...at least until they are raised. But more and more women are deciding not to keep their ex-husband’s last name after the divorce. It’s not as unusual, or as difficult, to change your name as you might think. In today’s episode, we’ll answer the question, “Should I Change My Name After Divorce?”

Do you find it hard to co-parent with your Ex?  Here are 3 Tips for Co-Parenting with a Difficult Parent!  In this video we answer:  Should my child have a cell phone?  Why exchanging at the school is best!  How "Our Family Wizard" can save your sanity!  How you can see your child beyond the Parenting Pan!  We've also included a bonus tip! Do You Find it Hard to Co-Parent with Your Ex? Sanity Saving Tips for Co-Parenting!

Do you find it hard to co-parent with your Ex? Here are 3 Tips for Co-Parenting with a Difficult Parent! In this video we answer: Should my child have a cell phone? Why exchanging at the school is best! How "Our Family Wizard" can save your sanity! How you can see your child beyond the Parenting Pan! We've also included a bonus tip!

Many ask if we are a Father's right firm.  Our answer: Our Firm believes that children deserve the love of both parents.  We help Mother's get the Support... My Story: Why I believe Fathers are Important!

Many ask if we are a Father's right firm. Our answer: Our Firm believes that children deserve the love of both parents. We help Mother's get the Support...

If you have a Parenting Plan and you've been dealing with parental alienation where the Custodial Parent is denying visitation/ parenting time with your children, you can file a Motion for Contempt with the Court to enforce the Parenting Plan. Contempt: Steps to Take When You are Denied Visitation or Dealing with Parental Alienation!

If you have a Parenting Plan and you've been dealing with parental alienation where the Custodial Parent is denying visitation/ parenting time with your children, you can file a Motion for Contempt with the Court to enforce the Parenting Plan.

"You are not the Father" or "You are the Father"!  Have you ever thought that there's a possibility that the child you've been raising is not yours or you've questioned whether the child you're paying child support for is actually your child?  In the State of Georgia, you're not required to take a Paternity test to legitimate your child and many Father's waive their right to a Paternity test when in child support Court.  You should not Ever waive your right to a Paternity test.  Unfortunately, I've represented Fathers who found out too late that they were not the biological Father.  Stop being shammed into waiving your right to a Paternity Test.    A Paternity test will give you peace of mind and certainty that the child is yours or Not yours.    Watch the Video for some insight as to why you should always have a paternity test taken and the best time to take a paternity test.  I also give some tips on avoiding the high cost of a paternity test if you're not able to afford one.    Be sure to share the video and subscribe to our channel! My reasons why Paternity tests are a must!!

"You are not the Father" or "You are the Father"! Have you ever thought that there's a possibility that the child you've been raising is not yours or you've questioned whether the child you're paying child support for is actually your child? In the State of Georgia, you're not required to take a Paternity test to legitimate your child and many Father's waive their right to a Paternity test when in child support Court. You should not Ever waive your right to a Paternity test. Unfortunately, I've represented Fathers who found out too late that they were not the biological Father. Stop being shammed into waiving your right to a Paternity Test. A Paternity test will give you peace of mind and certainty that the child is yours or Not yours. Watch the Video for some insight as to why you should always have a paternity test taken and the best time to take a paternity test. I also give some tips on avoiding the high cost of a paternity test if you're not able to afford one. Be sure to share the video and subscribe to our channel!

Our Family Law Attorney gives advice about how to file for Divorce when your Spouse has abandoned you, dodges service or when you don't know where they are!  Divorce a spouse you can't find: You can ask the court to serve your spouse by publishing a legal notice in a newspaper. The court requires you take certain steps. You have to search the DMV, post office, board of elections, all five branches of the military, telephone directories and the internet.  Once you have completed your search and the judge is satisfied with your search you then be allowed to published your legal notice. You will need to publish the notice once a week for three weeks.   If there is no response in the allowed time you can then proceed on the divorce by default. This will end up costing more than the typical divorce.  Divorce by Publication in Georgia!  You can still get a Divorce even if you don't where your Spouse is. Divorce by Publication in Georgia | Want a Divorce but can’t find your spouse?

Our Family Law Attorney gives advice about how to file for Divorce when your Spouse has abandoned you, dodges service or when you don't know where they are! Divorce a spouse you can't find: You can ask the court to serve your spouse by publishing a legal notice in a newspaper. The court requires you take certain steps. You have to search the DMV, post office, board of elections, all five branches of the military, telephone directories and the internet. Once you have completed your search and the judge is satisfied with your search you then be allowed to published your legal notice. You will need to publish the notice once a week for three weeks. If there is no response in the allowed time you can then proceed on the divorce by default. This will end up costing more than the typical divorce. Divorce by Publication in Georgia! You can still get a Divorce even if you don't where your Spouse is.

3 Vital tips to help you find the Divorce and Family Law Attorney that is right for you! 3 Vital tips to help you find the Divorce and Family Law Attorney that is right for you!

3 Vital tips to help you find the Divorce and Family Law Attorney that is right for you!

Five Mistakes that People Make In Child Custody Cases Five Mistakes that People Make In Child Custody Cases

Five Mistakes that People Make In Child Custody Cases

Before thinking of divorce, both parties should take enough time to discuss their problems and probably find a solution that will satisfy the Husband and Wife and that is what we hope of course.  In Georgia, there are several forms of divorce recognized by the Georgia Law. I am Terri S. Herron, Your local Family Law Attorney in Atlanta and surrounding areas in Georgia. I will explain the contested divorce process in a fairly detailed manner. What is the contested divorce? As with the majority of trials, the contested divorce is a lawsuit involving pleadings (complaint and response), discovery, motions, a temporary hearing, mediation, and potentially a trial. Trials are before the Judge and it is up to him to determine custody, child support, alimony and property division if you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement. However, either party may request that a jury make the decision on the alimony or division of the property. Unlike uncontested divorce, which takes as little as 31 days, a contested divorce has a process that is at least 6 months to several years.  On average, the divorce project can take a year. Contested actions take a long time for all parties involved. Domestic actions are contested with a discovery phase, a temporary hearing, mediation (usually a day), all necessary communications in intense circumstances (many phone calls and e-mails) and an ultimate trial (usually a full day) to a week depending on the complexity of the case and the number of witnesses), can range from 40 to 100 hours in a lawyer's time, or more. Contested divorce in Georgia/Atlanta : What is the process to follow ?

Before thinking of divorce, both parties should take enough time to discuss their problems and probably find a solution that will satisfy the Husband and Wife and that is what we hope of course. In Georgia, there are several forms of divorce recognized by the Georgia Law. I am Terri S. Herron, Your local Family Law Attorney in Atlanta and surrounding areas in Georgia. I will explain the contested divorce process in a fairly detailed manner. What is the contested divorce? As with the majority of trials, the contested divorce is a lawsuit involving pleadings (complaint and response), discovery, motions, a temporary hearing, mediation, and potentially a trial. Trials are before the Judge and it is up to him to determine custody, child support, alimony and property division if you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement. However, either party may request that a jury make the decision on the alimony or division of the property. Unlike uncontested divorce, which takes as little as 31 days, a contested divorce has a process that is at least 6 months to several years. On average, the divorce project can take a year. Contested actions take a long time for all parties involved. Domestic actions are contested with a discovery phase, a temporary hearing, mediation (usually a day), all necessary communications in intense circumstances (many phone calls and e-mails) and an ultimate trial (usually a full day) to a week depending on the complexity of the case and the number of witnesses), can range from 40 to 100 hours in a lawyer's time, or more.

Doing too much!  My thoughts on whether you should pay for your child’s college tuition and why you should not over obligate yourself in writing. Will the Judge make me pay my children's College Tuition in my Divorce?

Doing too much! My thoughts on whether you should pay for your child’s college tuition and why you should not over obligate yourself in writing.

Child Support in Georgia in Custody and Divorce Court cases Child Support in Georgia in Custody and Divorce Court cases

Child Support in Georgia in Custody and Divorce Court cases

Legitimation to Establish Father’s Rights Legitimation in Georgia!

Legitimation to Establish Father’s Rights

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