Appellate Success

Southworth v. Southworth 461 S.E.2d 215 (1995)

Established that separate maintenance cannot be filed in same action as a divorce

Eldridge v. Eldridge 732 S.E.2d 411 (2012)

We argued that courts must make specific findings when making a deviation of child support

Wallace v. Wallace 766 S.E.2d 452 (2014)

In a similar case, we were successful in showing that courts must make specific findings when making a deviation of child support

In re: estate of Emmet Taylor Boyd 798 S.E.2d 330 (2017)

A spouse must make a clear waiver of a year’s support and must knowingly make that waiver. We showed that the post-nuptial agreement did not have a clear waiver.

Lockamy v. Lockamy 805 S.E.2d 5 (2017).

A military retirement based on disability is not divisible in a divorce. The wife was awarded alimony successfully.

Plummer v. Plummer (2019)

This was the only family law petition granted by the Georgia Supreme Court in 2018. We successfully argued that jurisdiction in child custody matters is established at the time of filing. Husband is now able to file for custody of his children. Ms. Fortier is awaiting a ruling from the Georgia Court of Supreme Court’s direction.

McGee v. McGee (2019)

This is our first case in Florida and we successfully defended against appeal when husband objected to alimony and child support findings in a divorce.