the goal

the goal

The goal of this bill is to prevent hundreds of thousands of children from growing up in broken homes. Recent studies offer conclusive evidence that about one third of couples entering the divorce process report an interest in reconciliation. The Children’s Hope for Family Act will provide a healthy and sensible approach to serve couples […]

overview of the legislation

overview of the legislation

Here’s an overview of the Children’s Hope for Family Act (currently GA House Bill 684). To view the filed document in its entirety, click here. For a brief two page PDF overview, click here. •The Children’s Hope for Family Act (Georgia House Bill 684) applies only to  parents seeking divorce that meet the following conditions: […]

5 reasons for a one year process

5 reasons for a one year process

Q: Why does the Act propose a one year period before a divorce can be granted? This is a great question, with several answers. A1: The main reason is because we are siding with the children to help save them from a broken family if at all possible. Research is conclusive that the divorce rates […]

about allies for family life

about allies for family life

Any sociologist or anthropologist will tell you that every civilization and culture throughout history has held the family as its basic unit of society. Family is universal. Family is valuable. As Allies for Family Life, we prepare, promote, protect and preserve families. Please go to our web site to learn more. blog header photo courtesy […]

helpful resources and references

helpful resources and references

Here are some helpful links to the research behind the Children’s Hope for Family Act, as well as links to other resources that support and strengthen families. While there is a plethora of research in this area over the forty plus years of no fault divorce in America, we highlight some of the most noted […]