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April 2016 Archives

International child abduction and the Hague Convention

Some Georgians share children with foreign parents. When there are disputes about child custody, sometimes parents will flee the U.S. with their children, abducting them internationally. While this might happen when one of the parents is foreign, some U.S. parents have also fled to other countries with their children in the past.

Religious freedom and adoption in Georgia

On March 31, a federal judge ruled that a law banning same-sex adoption in Mississippi was unconstitutional. The law had been in place for the past 16 years, but the judge ruled that it violated the equal protection clause based on a 2015 ruling by the Supreme Court. That ruling made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, and the judge reasoned that one of the benefits of marriage was the right to adopt.

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Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C.
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Lawrenceville, GA 30044

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