Sugar Hill, Georgia Divorce Lawyers

Regina Irene Edwards
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Dedicated Georgia Divorce Attorney with 18 years of experience. Fair, Flat Fees.

I am committed to providing personalized advocacy for your divorce, custody and family law matters. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family. Visit my website or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Mark Hill
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Georgia Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience

Mark Hill has an energetic passion that allows him to get things done in the Family Law / Divorce / Domestic relations area of law and also the Criminal Justice System that seem like magic. Mark uses his nearly 30... Read More »
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Russell H. Hippe, III
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Georgia Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience

The University of Georgia School of LawGeorgia, Northern District of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and Middle District of Georgia
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Terri Herron
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Georgia Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience

At Terri Herron Law, we strive to do more than just practice family law in Georgia. We'll invest ourselves in your case by intently listening to your story. We'll work hard to give you the legal voice you need to get... Read More »
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Allen Harris
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Georgia Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience

Allen Harris practices exclusively in Divorce and Family Law. He is a member of the Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta, the Atlanta Bar Association (Family Law Section), and the State Bar of Georgia (Family Law section). Allen... Read More »
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Dorothy R. Sachs
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Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(770) 271-2991 4350 South Lee Street
PO Box 1749
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce and Family
Tulane University School of Law
I pride myself in being a very compasionate attorney who is capable of tending to all of my clients' Family Law matters. My first legal job was in a general practice firm that became a firm specializing in family law matters. While I know a little bit about a lot of different things, helping people through their family law case is truly my passion. I would love to help you through your divorce as easily as possible, collect the child support or alimony your ex-spouse won't pay you, or modify your court orders to fit your current situation....
Marion E. Ellington Jr.
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Sugar Hill, GA Divorce Lawyer
(770) 614-5944 1400 Buford Hwy, F-1
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Free ConsultationDivorce and Bankruptcy
Member of Georgia Bar since 1987. General Practice of law, including bankruptcy, divorce, personal injury, wills and probate.
Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(404) 437-4461 2001 Elm Tree Terrace
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Immigration
Washburn Univ L.S. (KS)
Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(770) 945-9755 4474 Commerce Dr
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 945-0220 515 E Main St
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Buford, GA Divorce Lawyer with 69 years experience
(770) 945-7731 345 E Main St
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
University of Georgia
Buford, GA Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(770) 945-0220 515 E Main St
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Buford, GA Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(770) 338-2338 1400 Buford Hwy
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of Georgia
Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 271-1843 4850 Golden Pkwy
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Business and Family
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Buford, GA Divorce Lawyer with 39 years experience
(770) 831-7910 1400 Buford Hwy
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce, Business, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Georgia
Jim Neil Peterson Jr
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Georgia Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience

For over 35 years, Jim Peterson has focused his practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, support modifications, as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Jim's prior work... Read More »
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Thomas C. Rowsey
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25+ Years Exp. Compassionate, Aggressive Divorce Representation Call Tom Now!

Divorce attorney Tom Rowsey can represent you and advise you during your divorce. From business valuations to finding hidden assets, retirement plans, child custody and visitation rights. Call Tom now for help! Read More »
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Buford, GA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(770) 904-2041 5885 Cumming Hwy
Buford, GA 30518
Divorce and Family
Georgia State University
Scott Kelley Spooner
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Suwanee, GA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(678) 714-1131 3451-C Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
At Spooner & Associates, P.C., we put our clients first. Our objective is to efficiently resolve each case with our client's interests at the forefront of every decision. We are a firm of skilled litigators who are aggressive in the courtroom. However, when it is in our client's best interests, we can handle cases through negotiation or methods of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation.
Andrew Craig Desautel
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Suwanee, GA Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(678) 714-1131 3451 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd
Suite C
Suwanee, GA 30024
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
Andrew C. Desautel was born into a military family and grew up on military bases all around the United States. Andrew has been practicing law in the State of Georgia for over twelve years. Andrew began his trial practice representing individuals and employers for and against claims for workers’ compensation. He now helps clients resolve family law matters, including issues of divorce, child custody, alimony, and contempt. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys playing ice hockey, softball, and spending time with his wife, Laura, and his family and friends.
Lindsey Harrison
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Suwanee, GA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
3451 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd
Suite C
Suwanee, GA 30024
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
Lindsey earned her J.D., cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from University of Georgia. Prior to joining Spooner & Associates, Lindsey practiced family law in Atlanta and clerked with the Honorable Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway and the Honorable Harold H. Hinesley in the Toombs Judicial Circuit Superior Court. She also completed an externship with the Honorable Hugh P. Thompson of the Supreme Court of Georgia and an externship with LAMBDA Legal. As a family law attorney, Lindsey helps her clients solve problems that include issues of divorce, child...
Trinity Marie Hundredmark
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Duluth, GA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(770) 822-0900 One Sugarloaf Centre Suite 4000
1960 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30097
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
The University of Georgia School of Law and Stetson University
Trinity Hundredmark heads the domestic relations division for Andersen, Tate, & Carr, P.C., while also working within the criminal practice division. She is considered a leader in the southeast in both family and criminal law related matters, and can often be seen in the news media, offering her legal insight on cases in the National spotlight.

Trinity leaves no room for error in her criminal law practice, ensuring the best possible outcome for her clients. She has attained certifications in Georgia for both DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and is considered by her peers to be a true trial...
Christopher L. Moore
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(678) 679-6717 123 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Georgia State University College of Law and University of Georgia
The Law Offices of Christopher L. Moore, LLC’s founder, Christopher L. Moore, is dedicated to achieving the best possible results for his litigation clients and providing sound and practical advice to his transactional and estate planning clients. Mr. Moore has been practicing law in Georgia since 2004.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 1999, Mr. Moore obtained his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University in 2003 and subsequently obtained a masters in law (LL.M.) in taxation from Southern Methodist University in 2004.

Mr. Moore is a member of the State Bar of Georgia (Taxation, Business, Family, and...
Mary A Montgomery
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Johns Creek, GA Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(770) 308-5320 11340 Lakefield Drive, #200
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Our moto here at the firm is “Choose Experience, Get Resolution”. Since 1988, Mary Stearns-Montgomery has had tremendous success and a stellar reputation as a family law attorney. The practice began to grow almost immediately and now encompasses 4 office locations all over the Atlanta metro area. The main office in Marietta provides a comfortable and safe place for the firms client’s and their opponents to come together to work on a resolution. In 2010, Mary added Ryan Proctor as a partner. Then in 2013, Ryan moved his main office to the Buckhead location. ...
Adam Lilly
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(678) 807-9150 351-B Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
The University of Georgia School of Law
Aundrea L Roberts
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Duluth, GA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(770) 686-7210 6340 Sugarloaf Parkway
Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30097
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
Regent University School of Law
James W. McKenzie Jr.
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(770) 476-9793 3883 Rogers Bridge Road
Suite 206A
Lawrenceville, GA 30097
Divorce, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
The University of Georgia School of Law
In 2011, Jim McKenzie was honored by Martindale Hubbell/Lawyers.com for having maintained an “AV” rating for highest or “pre-eminent” legal skills and ethical standards for thirty consecutive years (1980-2010). He continues to achieve that consistent “AV” rating. The significance of the “AV” Rating by Martindale.com and Lawyers.com is described as follows: “The AV preeminent [rating] is a significant rating accomplishment- a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” www.martindale.com/products-services-peer-review-rating. (Martindale-Hubbell and Lawyers.com are the national legal locator and ranking service). Atlanta native and a Gwinnett...
John Preston Smith
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Georgia Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience

University of GeorgiaGeorgia
Ruby Knight
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Georgia Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience

At Knight & Associates, we practice uncontested and contested divorce, personal injury claims, and criminal law. Our focus involves uncontested divorces at flat rate fees of $750. We are proven fighters for your... Read More »
Robert Booker
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Attorney
(888) 393-8279 1670 McKendree Church Road
#300b
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Barry University
Have you been charged with a crime in the Gwinnett County, GA area? For criminal law matters such as DUI, assault, battery, manslaughter, domestic violence, or theft crimes; a Lawrenceville criminal defense attorney can represent your case and fight for your rights. For the best criminal defense team with high qualifications and a vast amount of experience, our attorneys can give you the best legal advice and guide you through this stressful time in your life. For criminal offenses such as drug possession or trespassing, Robert L. Booker can help, give us a call today!
Tracy Ann Moore
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(770) 889-0846 213 Kelly Mill Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Memphis State University
Ms. Moore-Grant has been practicing law in the North Georgia since 2002 focusing on family law. She is a litigator, mediator, arbitrator and court-appointed guardian ad litem. Her philosophy is to put families and children first and providing clients a transparent and smooth transition for their family.
Jeffrey Reeder
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
110 Samaritan Drive #102
Cumming, GA 30040
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Camden and Georgia State University College of Law
The Reeder Law Firm was founded in 1988 by Kathryn Reeder and since its inception the firm has focused its practice primarily in the area of family law. The firm’s main office is located in Alpharetta, Georgia, with satellite locations in Cumming, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia. The firm currently has five attorneys and several staff members. After graduating from law school, Jeff worked as an associate for an Atlanta firm specializing in civil litigation. Jeff then joined the Reeder law Firm in 2008. Since joining the Reeder law firm, Jeff's practice has shifted and is...
Howie Slomka
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Duluth, GA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(404) 649-5471 2180 Satellite Blvd #400
Duluth, GA 30097
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Georgetown University
Founding Partners, Adam Slipakoff and Howard “Howie” Slomka have both worked in large and small law firms and with high-end clients as well as small. Quickly, they both came to realize that working with smaller clients gave them a sense of connected purpose and satisfaction that goes with helping people on a personal level. Using their experience to simplify needlessly complex processes, they found a love for guarding clients, from further trepidation and strife.
There will always be a place in the world for traditional “by the book”, black and white, logic-driven law firms. Adam and Howie simply believe their clients...
Samuel Jackson Siemon
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney
(770) 521-4316 347 Dahlonega Street
Building 100
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Civil Rights, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Samuel J. Siemon is the founding partner of The Siemon Law Firm, P.C. Sam, an experienced litigator, practices in the areas of family law and criminal defense. Sam received his Business Degree from Flagler College in Florida and his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. Sam is a member of the Georgia State Bar, the Atlanta Bar Association Family Division, Lanier Forsyth Rotary, Lanier Jaycees, was recently elected as the President of the Forsyth County Bar Association, served as the Vice President of the Forsyth County Bar Association (2007-2008) and as the Secretary/Treasurer (2006-2007). In addition, Sam volunteers...
Kristal Alise Holmes
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Johns Creek, GA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(678) 506-1173 6465 East Johns Crossing, Ste. 125
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Traffic Tickets
Emory University School of Law
Kristal earned her B.A. from Spelman College, majoring in political science graduating magna cum laude, and she earned her Doctor of Law from law at Emory University. After graduating from law school, Kristal served as a law clerk for The Honorable Lenwood A. Jackson and served as a prosecuting attorney for a number of years, and later entered into private practice. Kristal has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of cases including criminal defense, traffic defense, and family law cases.

Kristal has over 18 years’ experience in handling traffic matters as she has previously served a traffic court prosecutor...
Martin Gregory Hilliard
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(678) 373-1621 370 Shyrewood Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Quinnipiac University
Debra Ellen Paris
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(678) 400-7151 418 Pirkle Ferry Road #111
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Kathryn N. Hedden
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
418 Pirkle Ferry Road
Suite 111
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
The Law Office of Kathryn N. Hedden is to assist clients in finding solutions to disputes that are effective and lasting. If you are looking to find a way to resolve your problem so that it is solved and there is no need of your having to come back to court again and again, this is the law firm for you. Most people hope to never see an attorney’s office and certainly never want to see the inside of a courtroom. In my more than twenty-five years as a litigator, I have come to believe. that almost all disputes...
Mitchell Matthew McKinney
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(770) 889-3653 327 Dahlonega Street
Suite 1701-A
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
University of Alabama School of Law
Marlys A. Bergstrom
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Free consultation! Get an experienced divorce attorney on your side. Call now!

I’m an experienced Atlanta divorce lawyer and represent clients in all types of divorce cases. I will do whatever I can to help you and your family throughout your case. Call today for a free consultation! Read More »
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Marvin L. Solomiany
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Georgia Divorce Lawyer

Partner at Kessler & Solomiany, LLC, Marvin Solomiany is an experienced family law attorney who focuses on high-income divorce cases. Solomiany has experience representing a variety of legal matters including... Read More »
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Bert Edward Barker
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(770) 886-8855 327 Dahlonega St.
Suite 1600
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Appeals, Criminal and Family
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Brian Allen Hansford
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Cumming, GA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(770) 781-4100 202 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Criminal and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Randall A. Meincke
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney with 44 years experience
(770) 889-0181 309 Pirkle Ferry Road
Suite C400
Cumming, GA 30040
Divorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
David Walker Jr
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Snellville, GA Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(770) 972-3803 2330 Scenic Hwy S
Snellville, GA 30078
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Georgia
Miles W. Rich
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Cumming, GA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 642-1444 1850 Baldridge Marina Road, Slip N-33
Cumming, GA 30041
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Miles W. Rich, a Cum Laude graduate of Georgia State University's College of Law has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia and Federal Bar and has been serving clients in Metro Atlanta since 1995. Prior to that Miles enjoyed careers in sales and marketing, as well as finance and accounting. Born in Davenport, Iowa in 1951, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in 1972 and spent the next 9 plus years in the food industry. In 1983, he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Southern Methodist University,and spent the...
Regina Irene Edwards
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(770) 854-0777 295 Culver St
Suite D
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
Divorce, Appeals and Family
Tulane University School of Law
Welcome to Elovitz, Edwards, O'Nan and Buerlein - Family Law Attorneys. We are happy to help you. I have been practicing family law since 2001. Our firm is noted for our aggressive representation and I charge fair, flat fees. Potential clients can be assured that I have the necessary experience and dedication to family law, and will give each and every client the personal attention that their case requires. I have been practicing for 18 years, so I am considered an expert in my field and well regarded by...
Patrick L. Meriwether
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Alpharetta, GA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(678) 879-9000 11475 Great Oaks Way
Suite 125
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
I co-founded Meriwether & Tharp, LLC with Robert “Bob” Tharp in 1998. In the beginning, the firm was just two young lawyers who thought that they could make a difference by teaming up together. At present, we are the largest family law firm in the state of Georgia. The firm has over 40 lawyers dedicated to helping clients get through difficult times.

In 2009, we surveyed the family law landscape and decided to make a change. We began to develop a vision of a better way to practice family law. As our vision became a...
Tony A. Taylor
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(770) 604-1397 390 W Crogan St
Ste 300
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Atlanta Law School
Mr. Taylor has a reputation for integrity and leadership among Gwinnett County Judges. He has assembled a team of expert lawyers who will represent your family confidently and win your legal battles. The readers of Gwinnett Magazine voted his firm, Daniels & Taylor, as the "Best of Gwinnett" in 5 categories. --Best Full Service Firm. --Best Criminal Defense Firm. --Best Bankruptcy Advisers. --Best Personal Injury Firm. --Among the Best Business Law Advisers. Whether you are fighting for Divorce, Custody, Legitimation, or Child Support, Tony and his team will give you strategic advice based on...
Stacy Snyder Garguilo
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 962-4070 390 W Crogan St
Ste 300
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
After 20 years of leading a successful litigation firm, Stacy Snyder Garguilo has joined the Law Firm of Daniels & Taylors. Stacy knows that adversity touches us all. More often than not it arrives at the most inopportune period of life.

Stacy came to Daniels & Taylor to focus specifically on her clients and their needs during their most testing moments. These stressful situations require the guidance of an objective expert, familiar with the most effective path to successful legal closure. Stacy Garguilo has the essential expertise to assist in critical legal matters. She has a track record of unyielding dedication...
Mark Hill
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Lawrenceville, GA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(770) 299-1800 205 W. Pike Street
Suite 120
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Mark Hill has an energetic passion that allows him to get things done in the Family Law / Divorce / Domestic relations area of law and also the Criminal Justice System that seem like magic.

Mark uses his nearly 30 years of legal experience to assist clients in Gwinnett County with their domestic relations.

Mark has friendly relationships with all the right people in many of the counties and courts. He uses several strategies to get your charges reduced, minimize probation or fines, or even have your charged DISMISSED!

Call now for a Free Consultation with Mark or a member...
Janice Fabiana Alfred
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Free consultation! Experienced divorce lawyer will fight for you. Call now!

I’m an experienced Atlanta divorce lawyer and I will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Robert G. Wellon
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Georgia Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience

Stetson University College of LawFlorida and Georgia
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.