A Note to Our Clients about Covid-19

In light of the ongoing impact that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having on our community, Hastings Shadmehryis adjusting the way we live and work. We will be implementing social distancing so as to do our part in trying to slow the spread of the disease and reduce the impact we have on our medical establishments. […]

Written by on March 16, 2020

Avoiding Disputes in Family Law Matters

Family law issues are unavoidably emotive and stressful and take a lot of skill on the part of lawyers to reach successful resolutions. If dedicated family law attorneys are not involved in these cases they generally end up in court with a judge making decisions for the family. Since there will inevitably be disputes and […]

Written by on February 28, 2019

The Difference Between Collaboration and Mediation Attorneys

Collaboration and mediation are both non-adversarial approaches used for divorce, but they are different. Both are generally preferable to litigation, but they have their own advantages and disadvantages. So how do you know the differences between collaboration and mediation, and how do you choose which approach is the best for you? How Collaboration and Mediation […]

Written by on March 15, 2017

Mediation attorneys Make Divorce Easier

Divorce is never an easy process. Those who have been through the painful procedure, and mediation attorneys who work through the process with clients, know this. But collaborative mediation can make divorce easier to bear. The reality for married couples that have decided to get divorced is that there will be issues that are going […]

Written by on January 23, 2017

How to Tell Your Children That You're Getting a Divorce

When it comes time to tell your children about your divorce, you need to walk a very fine line. You shouldn’t lie to your children but you definitely don’t want to give them details that they aren’t ready for. When you prepare yourself for the talk, make sure you have a game plan going in. […]

Written by on October 30, 2014

How Does Divorce Effect Children?

If handled correctly, your divorce will affect your children as little as possible. It doesn’t often play out that way though. Many parents make the mistake of dragging their kids into the middle of a divorce and using them as weapons against each other. There is a better way to handle a divorce proceeding and […]

Written by on October 20, 2014

Live or Work in the Downtown Atlanta Area?

We have an additional location to provide you with more options! With the understanding that a significant number of our clients live or work within the Perimeter, Hastings Shadmehryrecently opened an additional office location in Atlanta. While our operations are still primarily held within the Alpharetta office, we are now able to schedule appointments and […]

Written by on September 14, 2014

What Makes a Collaborative Lawyer

All true collaborative cases have the same basic structure: two collaboratively-trained lawyers and a participation agreement outlining the rights and responsibilities of the parties and the professionals.  I know lawyers who call themselves “collaborative” because they simply think they can work well with other attorneys.  Without two lawyers who have taken special training in collaborative practice, […]

Written by on August 23, 2014