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Regina Irene Edwards

Regina Irene Edwards

Georgia SuperLawyer | Fair, flat fees | **Metro Atlanta Only**
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Georgia
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Summary

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 opposing attorneys and judges.
My partners and I have a combined 66 years of experience.

Please note: I DO NOT handle cases when DFCS is involved nor do we handle 3rd party or grandparent custody cases. I also only handle cases in the immediate Atlanta Metro area.

I have a very low caseload, so I only handle one trial matter at a time. You will not have to worry about me not being able to handle your important hearing because I have another scheduled at the same time. I set aside time for each client and each case so you get my undivided attention. I will never hand your case off to an associate.

Some recent case results:
KB v. BJ – Fulton County
Father was a doctor who was ordered to pay his daughter’s private school tuition. He happily did so, and paid the mother $3500 in child support. He was shocked to learn the Mother had enrolled the child in boarding school 11 miles away from her home. This increased the tuition significantly, and Mother expected to continue to get her $3500 per month in child support for a child she had shipped off to boarding school. The Mother spent $20,000 in attorney’s fees (our client paid significantly less under the flat fee system) and the Father got a 40% reduction in child support – the exact number we asked for at trial.

KD v. KA – Gwinnett County
We represented a Father of 5 children, only 1 of which was biologically his. After a trial, he was awarded full custody of all the children.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Fathers' Rights
  • Custody
  • Modification
  • Legitimation
  • Child Support
  • High Asset Divorce
  • *****We DO NOT handle DFCS cases nor 3rd party / grandparent custody cases***
  • ****Metro Atlanta Only****
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard and Amex
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees only in Disability cases
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner, Partner
Elovitz, Edwards, O'Nan & Buerlein
- Current
Owner, Managing Attorney
Edwards Family Law
- Current
Attorney
Cordell & Cordell
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Attorney
Stephen A. Friedman & Associates
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Attorney
Georgia Legal Services
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Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D | Law
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North Carolina Central University
B.A (1998) | Political Science
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Graduated in 3 years at age 19
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Activities: Minors: Spanish, French
Awards
Rising Star in Family Law
Georgia SuperLawyers
Rising Star in Family Law
Georgia SuperLawyers
Domestic Violence Pro Bono Attorney Award
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
Rising Star in Family Law
Georgia SuperLawyers
Rising Star in Family Law
Georgia SuperLawyers
Rising Star in Family Law
Georgia SuperLawyers
Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar (Currently Inactive)
Member
- Current
Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
Gwinnett County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Past President
- Current
Atlanta Bar Association - Family Law Section
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
SuperLawyers Rising Star - Family Law
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Nuts & Bolts of Family Law - Case Law Updates
State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section
Nuts & Bolts of Family Law - Case Law Updates
State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section
Speaking Engagements
Use of a Private Investigator in Family Law Cases, Family Law Insitute, Jekyll Island
State Bar of Georgia
Nuts & Bolts of Family Law, Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, November 15, 2008
State Bar of Georgia
Nuts & Bolts of Family Law, Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, August 22, 2008
State Bar of Georgia
Certifications
Collaborative Law
Collaborative Law Georgia
Georgia Trial Skills Clinic 2005
Georgia Trial Skills
Websites & Blogs
Website
Georgia Divorce and Custody Law Firm
Website
Free Case Evaluation form
Website
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Legal Answers
1567 Questions Answered

Q. How does a father apply for custody of his child that the mom let move in with another family member.
A: The father can file for custody. He needs to talk with an attorney about this, as he has to sue both the mother and the people the children are living with.
Q. If my wife burned up my clothes, medication, cologne, shoes, documents is this criminal trespass or arson in the Georgia
A: Yes, burning things is a crime. You should speak with an attorney about pursuing divorce.
Q. can a visitation/child support contract be modified right after signing it. and can the mother get back support.
A: The question is not answerable as written. I am not sure what you mean by child support contract. I can't tell if there is a court order, or just an agreement. You need to talk to an attorney about your situation and they can review your documents and give you advice.
Q. Child's father owes so much back child support. He told me he plans on telling judge he paid it, I'm lying and he has...
A: You need to talk to an attorney about your specific situation. After reviewing your court order and reviewing the evidence, you may be able to proceed with a child support contempt action.
Q. Can a father legitimize his child without the mothers consent?
A: Yes, the father can file for legitimation and the court can grant it over the mother's objection.
Q. What steps should I take to file an order of consent to get back custody of my child who lives with me, from my mom?
A: You cannot just file an order. Consult with an attorney who can review the orders in place and best advise you how to modify them.
Q. Can a non custodial parent get full custody of a child without the custodial parent knowing or receiving notice?
A: That should not happen, no.
Q. 17 YO child graduates HS and starts college in Aug. does child support continue until 18 per Ga order?
A: Yes.
Q. can i get a divorce without child support and visitation
A: This is very unlikely. Talk to an attorney about your options.
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Lawrenceville Office
295 Culver St
Suite D
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
USA
Toll-Free: (770) 854-0777
Buckhead Office
This location is always staffed during regular business hours
38 Old Ivy Rd NE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30342
USA
Toll-Free: (770) 854-0777
Cumberland / Vinings Office
3330 Cumberland Blvd SE
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30339
USA
Toll-Free: (770) 854-0777
Sandy Springs Office / Perimeter
This location is always staffed during regular business hours
7000 Central Pkwy
Suite 1100
Atlanta, GA 30328
USA
Toll-Free: (770) 854-0777