Gregory Varner

Gregory Varner Senior Attorney Email: gvarner@gregvarnerlaw.com Education Regent University School of Law; Virginia, Juris Doctor, May 1999  Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA. Bachelor of Science in International Affairs, Certificates in City Planning, Economics. September 1995  Greg earned his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech, where he received training in economics, international policy, and city planning. […]

Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation Civil litigation describes a dispute between two parties that is not based on criminal sanctions. Typically, civil litigation cases have one party (the plaintiff) that is seeking money or some other kind of remedy (damages) from another party, whom we call the defendant. Gregory Varner & Associates is here to help you! We […]

Divorce & Custody

Divorce & Custody The Washington Post posted an article, worth the read, entitled: How to get divorced without hating your ex or tearing your family apart. The article provide several tips for managing divorce: One, make an “an attempt to find compassion [toward your spouse] in the separation process.” “The people we marry are not the people […]

How much does a divorce cost?

A new study has identified how much a divorce costs in each state. The study found that, in Alabama, the average cost of a divorce is $12,500; but, if the custody of children was at issue, the average cost arose to $18,800. This placed Alabama at 29th highest; however, it is relatively much higher when you consider the […]

Pet Custody: Your Marriage Is Over—Who Gets Custody of the Pets?

Last month I wrote about what happens to your pets when you die. Today, let’s discuss relatedly, what happens to you pets in divorce. Remember pets are considered property. As much as they are part of the family in real life, the law treats them the same as the kitchen table or the marital residence. […]

Should Divorce be a War?

The Washington Post hosts an article entitled worth a read: How to get divorced without hating your ex or tearing your family apart. The article provide several tips for managing divorce: One, make an “an attempt to find compassion [toward your spouse] in the separation process.” “The people we marry are not the people we divorce, because […]

Here’s the thing…NOBODY WINS in divorce.

There Is No Crying In Baseball And There Is No Winning In Divorce Ain’t that the truth!  Heather Locus accurately describes the divorce process.  I advise everyone of my divorce or family law clients that they should aim to be the most reasonable person in the courtroom. This makes tactical sense as well as emotional […]