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Deaths lead to bill to alter divorce law

...sons and himself Jan. 8, has prompted Rep. Don Smith, R-North Augusta, to call for an expansion of the state's divorce law. Mr. Smith said the former Karyn Young, who has taken her maiden name back, feels the tragedy might have been avoided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/22/met_58607.shtml
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Candidates qualify for Georgia judge posts

...plaintiffs and defendants primarily in business cases.Adding her name to the list Friday was Tamela Adkins, who practices divorce law in Gwinnett County. Her firm's Web site says she also represents individuals in personal-injury cases and misdemeanors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-07
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Divorce bill goes back to committee

...throats," said Mr. Hatfield, a lawyer who practices divorce law. Rep. Tom Bordeaux, D-Savannah, said the bill would...or brandon.larrabee@morris.com. What would the divorce law do? Senate Bill 79 changes divorce laws for couples...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/21/met_72020.shtml
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Woman whose sons were killed by estranged spouse fights for divorce reform

...But Mrs. Grace-Parker will never forget. She plans to take up her fight again next year to change her state's divorce law, which requires husbands and wives to live apart for one year before a divorce can be granted unless one of them can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/31/met_110680.shtml
Metro
South Carolina legislator proposes shortening time for divorce

...public policy director with the convention.Oran Smith of Palmetto Family Council said such a significant change to divorce law should be discussed thoroughly."We want to do what's best for the children. Usually that is keeping mom and dad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-08/south-carolina-legislator-pro
Bill advocates joint custody in divorces

...both parents work together to parent their child," the study committee report says. But not everyone involved in divorce law thinks "shared parenting" is the right path. "I don't think it's in the child's best interest to do that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/18/met_117025.shtml
Metro
Will Karyn Grace be heard?

...point. It will be reprehensible if lawmakers ignore the words of a woman who's been deeply damaged by a badly broken divorce law and family court system. The Palmetto State won't grant a divorce until the husband and wife live apart for one year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/25/edi_59779.shtml
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System failed family, mom says

...Johnny Edwards at (706) 823-3225 or johnny.edwards@augustachronicle.com. DIVORCE LAW Karyn Grace's effort to expand South Carolina's divorce law comes as Georgia legislators are trying to tighten their state's law. A bill pending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/23/met_58807.shtml
Metro
Additional area news

...trying to divorce an abusive husband "will be trapped in this marriage." Mr. Gochenour said Georgia's no-fault divorce law has made it too easy for couples to end their marriages. Those divorces often cause emotional problems for the couple's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/13/met_224053.shtml
Metro
Adventure writer Berry to appear Saturday

...writer? A: "I started writing international suspense thrillers as a way to escape the depressing aspects of practicing divorce law ... During the thousands of divorces I've handled, I've seen people at their worst. It can work on you after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/18/ent_195416.shtml
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