Family Law

The family is one of the most important institutions in our country. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and they face many unique challenges. Some of the issues that families deal with require legal representation.

Your family may be facing divorce or child custody battles, or you could be adding to your family through adoption. You may be dealing with a child who has broken the law, or you may find yourself fighting a custody battle. No matter what challenges your family is up against, our attorneys are here for you. We can help you navigate the changes that modern families often have to confront.

DIVORCE

No couple enters into a marriage with the intention of divorcing, but sometimes ending the relationship becomes inevitable. When you find yourself facing the dissolution of your marriage, the stress can be overwhelming. 

Even though some divorces happen amicably, many divorce situations aren’t ideal. Settling your divorce the right way can prevent further headaches and emotional strain in the future. No matter how easy or difficult your looming divorce may be, you can count on our team of experienced Georgia divorce lawyers to help you work out a settlement that is fair and equitable for both you and your spouse. 



DEPENDENCY

It can be difficult to stand on the sidelines and see loved ones lose custody of their children. If the state of Georgia has intervened in your extended family, you may be able to take custody of the dependent child on a temporary or permanent basis.

If you need to enact a child dependency action in Georgia, it helps to have an attorney with experience in family law. Call us, and we can assist you as you petition the state to allow you to take the child into your family. You can count on us to do all we can to help you keep your family members together and your loved ones close.

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

One of the most difficult things you can face as a parent is when a child breaks the law. You don’t want your child’s mistake to haunt him or her in adulthood. That’s why you should seek representation from a law firm that understands the juvenile justice system in Georgia.

Our team has experience representing families in juvenile court, and we believe that the system should rehabilitate minors rather than just incarcerating them. No matter how great or small the offense, we will walk with you every step of the way in your child’s case. You can trust us to help your family reach achieve the best possible outcome.

ADOPTION

Adopting a child is one of the most noble things a family can do. If you’re considering adopting a child, it’s important to understand that the process includes its share of struggles as well as joys. Adoption is a cumbersome process that can consume plenty of time and resources, but we know that it’s absolutely worth it.

Our attorneys are well-versed in adoption law in Georgia, and we will stand behind you every step of the way. We will do everything we can to help ease the burden of adoption, and we will rejoice with you when the process is complete.

PRENUPTIAL AND POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

Preparing for marriage can be exciting and fun, but if you have certain assets or property that you want to protect in case of divorce, you may want to consider a prenuptial agreement six months or more before you walk down the aisle. A “prenup” as they are commonly called, is a contract in which both parties agree to divide assets a certain way in the event of a divorce.

If you’re already married and are looking to protect assets in case the marriage fails, you can sign a postnuptial agreement. This is similar to a prenuptial agreement except that it goes into effect after a marriage. Drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements carefully and thoroughly can eliminate stress and frustration if a divorce becomes inevitable. Our Georgia attorneys can help you negotiate an agreement that benefits both parties fairly.