Joseph E. Cheeley, III

Joseph E. Cheeley, III

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  • Divorce, Family Law, Probate ...
  • Georgia
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State Bar of Georgia, 1980

Member:
State Bar of Georgia (Family Law, Fiduciary Law sections)
Gwinnett County Bar Association (Family Law and Elder Law sections)

Education:
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1980)
University of Georgia (B.A., magna cum laude, 1976); Phi Beta Kappa

Publications:
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1979-1980, 32 Mercer Law Review 51 (1980).
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1980-1981, 33 Mercer Law Review 109 (1981).

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Property Division, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Real Estate Law
    Easements, Homeowners Association, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Landlord Rights, Tenants' Rights
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation - Contracts, Torts, Real Estate
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover.
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal Injury
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly and flat fees available depending on the scope of work.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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5th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Special Master
State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court
Current
Owner
Joseph E. Cheeley, III, P.C.
- Current
Attorney
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
- Current
Special Assistant Attorney General
Office of Attorney General
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Represented Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children Services.
Partner
Cheeley & King, P.C.
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General Civil Practice.
Cheeley & Chandler
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General practice firm founded by my father, Joseph E. Cheeley, Jr.
Education
The University of Georgia School of Law
J.D. (1980)
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. (1976)
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Activities: University Union, Recreation Chair; Student Alumni Association, Chair; The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honorary; Redcoat Band; U. S. Senator Herman E. Talmadge, Summer Intern.
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Awards
Phi Beta Kappa
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa - The National Leadership Honor Society
Professional Associations
Gwinnett County Bar Association
Current
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Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
Activities: Family Law Section. Fiduciary Law Section.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1980-1981, 33 Mercer Law Review 109 (1981).
Mercer Law Review
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1979-1980, 32 Mercer Law Review 51 (1980).
Mercer Law Review
Websites & Blogs
Website
Joseph E. Cheeley, III, P.C.
Legal Answers
12 Questions Answered
Q. What can I do if a non-relative is keeping my child from coming home and I have full custody?
A: You can ask a Sheriff to go with you to where the child is located, after showing your order establishing your legal custody rights. If the Sheriff won't comply, you can swear out a warrant with a Magistrate or police for interference with custody. If the child refuses to go with you, other issues and complications could arise, so that you need to contact an attorney.
Q. What is the proper way to contest or challenge a fraudulent will filed in Solemn form?
A: To challenge a Will, one must file a caveat, or objection.
Q. If my mother dies and she named me in her will to receive her house, do I have to go through probate?
A: Whether probate is necessary depends on how your mother has the house titled at her death.
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Contact & Map
Joseph E. Cheeley, III, P.C.
1400 Buford Highway
Suite E-3, Magnolia Office Complex
Buford, GA 30518-8726
Telephone: (770) 831-7910
Fax: (770) 831-7909
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)