Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia

Q: What template should i use to file for joint custody of 2 kids between my ex and i? We're in agreement.

Shes recently been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer and in chemo, radiation and has failing kidneys. She wants this done as well as a will immediately and as cheap as possible. So were trying to file this ourselves.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There is no template. You should hire an attorney to handle the uncontested modification to make sure it's done correctly.

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Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Very sorry about the ex. You will need a competent custody attorney to prepare the papers. Too much can go wrong.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I’m sorry to hear about her condition. You will need the assistance of an attorney for this. Consult with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action. If you cannot afford one, try contacting Legal Aid to see if you qualify for free legal assistance.

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