V. Joy Edwards

V. Joy Edwards

The Edwards Law Group
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Georgia
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Biography

Attorney Edwards is a well known experienced Atlanta divorce attorney and an excellent litigator. This means if your case calls for aggressive litigation skills, Ms Edwards is the perfect advocate for you.

Ms. Edwards spent three years as the Staff Attorney for two judges in the State Court of Cobb County. That experience has been invaluable in helping her hone her litigation skills and courtroom decorum. It is not often that you can find an attorney to represent you who has had experience from both sides of the bench.

After graduating from Law School, Ms. Edwards was employed at a firm in Marietta, Georgia practicing Family Law. Ms. Edwards quickly fell in love with the field and has since dedicated her professional career obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to best represent her clients in every aspect of their case.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Grandparents Visitation
  • Second Parent Adoption
  • LGBTQIA
  • Legitimation
  • Establishment of Paternity
  • Grandparent Custody and Visitation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Edwards Law Group
- Current
Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge David Darden
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Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge Robert McDuff
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Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. | Law
Activities: International Moot Court
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Huntingdon College
B.A. | Pre-Law
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Awards
A+
Better Business Bureau
Professional Associations
Northwest Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia - Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee
Member
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Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy
Graduate
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Four Rights of Children in Divorce
The legal blog of The Edwards Law Group
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
92 Questions Answered
Q. Which county do I file for divorce?
A: Yes he can be served in jail. Since he's just in jail, not prison, that's usually not the last know residence. Gwinnett may be the better place for correct venue. You should consult with an attorney on how to best move your case forward.
Q. If I have Guardianship of a child can I take custody of it if the parents not doing what they’re supposed to be doing
A: Yes you can certainly request that you have custody of the child for whom you currently have guardianship. We are happy to assist with the legal proceeding.
Q. In the state of Georgia- can grandparents sue or file for grandparent visitation?
A: Yes. It usually requires some intricacies and it is best to have an attorney assist you with this action.
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Contact & Map
The Edwards Law Group
3621 Vinings Slope
Office Suite 4300
Atlanta, GA 30339
Telephone: (770) 723-7211
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed