Q: My friend is going to be filing a divorce online with his wife who lives in Washington. It is uncontested. Verbiage?
His question is based on the verbage he needs to use. The wife has full custody of the daughter and he wants visitation rights. If he puts that he wants visitation without using the word custody for himself will that work? He doesn’t want to lose his daughter. Or does he need to be required to say that he wants partial custody?? He does pay child support.
A: This is not something he is going to want to do without an attorney. When your car is broken, you take it to a mechanic, not get on youtube and try to figure it out yourself. One simple error can cost thousands to fix. He needs to do it right the first time and hire and experienced attorney to handle the paperwork.
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Ms. Edwards has been practicing law since 2001. She has been voted by her peers a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star in Family Law for 2018.
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