DeKalb County Family Lawyers

Max Ruthenberg-Marshall
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(678) 435-9069 160 Clairemont Ave
Ste 360
Decatur, GA 30030
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Max Ruthenberg-Marshall practices Family Law for the Modern Family®, working with families whose needs are not well served by traditional law firms. Max advocates for clients of all identities and family structures in divorce, custody, child support, legitimation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreement, adoption, contempt, and temporary protective order cases. Max also serves as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem, representing the best interests of children in contested custody cases, and is a registered domestic relations mediator. Max maintains a strong commitment to pro bono work, taking cases through Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF), DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (DVLF), and Atlanta Legal...
Carolyn Torres-Mabe
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(404) 692-5846 160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 360
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Emory University School of Law
Carolyn completed her B.A. and M.A. in Sociology from Emory University. In 2001, Carolyn received her law degree from Emory School of Law. Immediately after law school, Carolyn practiced criminal law for six years. During this time, she was able to polish her courtroom talents and approach. In 2007, Carolyn made the transition to family law. She has extensive experience handling a variety of family law matters, such as child custody, divorce, annulment, and more.
Marguerite Belline
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(404) 634-8444 122 N Avondale Rd
#200
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Immigration
Georgia State University College of Law
Do you or someone you know have a case that has been denied by USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services), or before the immigration court? We take pride in giving our clients an honest assessment and of their immigration case including a case strategy and the likelihood of success. The Belline Law Firm, LLC handles immigration applications, deportation defense, and family & criminal matters surrounding immigration.
Jennifer Gibbs
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 471-3874 160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 360
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Emory University School of Law and Georgia State University College of Law
Jennifer received her B.A. in Education and History from Washington University in St. Louis and her J.D. from Emory School of Law. Before pursuing her law degree, Jennifer was a teacher for over 10 years. Jennifer has lived in many states across the U.S., including New York, California, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Missouri, and Florida. She has extensive experience in civil litigation, estate planning, and family law. She truly enjoys being able to help families resolve their conflicts during their time of need and she is dedicated to providing client-centered legal services of the highest quality.
W. Charlton Allen
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 938-1770 4228 First Avenue Suite 7
P.O. Box 1875
Tucker, GA 30085
Family, Business, Criminal Defense and Juvenile
Georgia State University College of Law
Diona Potter
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(404) 270-9829 2752 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Suite F
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Estate Planning
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Teresa M. Garcia
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 723-0900 1479 Brockett Rd
Suite 200
Tucker, GA 30084
Family and Divorce
Emory University
Teresa Garcia's practice concentrates in the field of Family Law and Adoptions. She handles contested and uncontested divorces, child custody, child support, alimony, visitation, paternity/legitimation, amendment of birth certificates, name changes, enforcement of judicial orders, post-judgment agreements, family violence protective orders and prenuptial agreements. Ms. Garcia handles contested and uncontested adoptions for relative adoptions, step-parent adoptions, independent adoptions (where adoptive parents are not related to the child), agency adoptions, adult adoptions, domestication of foreign adoptions, and re-adoptions. She represents clients in all metro-Atlanta counties including the outer counties of Georgia. She is fluent in Spanish.
Caroline Roney
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(678) 585-3951 5141 Stone Mountain Highway
Hwy. 78
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Anita Marie Lamar
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(877) 227-3404 One West Court Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Anita Lamar is licensed with the state bars of both Georgia and Oklahoma. She devotes herself to the practice areas of Domestic Law and Personal Injury with a concentration in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death, medical malpractice and product liability. She has also assisted with the formation of several small businesses. Anita Lamar is a fourth generation native Georgian. She attended the University of West Georgia on full debate scholarship where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law as a Merit Scholar,...
Paul J Sieg
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(404) 270-9263 2752 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Suite F
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Stephen Joseph Berk
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(404) 373-7557 496 Medlock Road
Decatur, GA 30030
Family, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
Brooklyn Law School
M. Muffy Blue
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(404) 492-8789 315 West Ponce de Leon Ave.
Suite 321
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Estate Planning
Georgia State University College of Law
Valder Zankov
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney
(770) 299-3111 977 Montreal Road
#1149
Clarkston, GA 30021
Family, Collections, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Georgia State University College of Law
Although well known by all for his extremely calm, collected, and friendly demeanor, Walter Zankov is always ready to go to war in the courtroom and stays prepared for any situation. Whenever working for his clients, Walter is tenacious and represents his clients with zeal. Thinking through every aspect and angle of his client’s case, he truly leaves no option unexplored and no stone unturned, to arrive at the optimal strategy for any situation. With a smile on his face and a handy sense of humor, he confidently delivers brilliant results.

When not refining his craft, Walter keeps his...
Yemane Clarke
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(770) 450-8003 5683 Redan Road
Stone Mountain, GA 30088
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
Texas Southern University
Clarke Law Office, LLC
Shaun Bussert
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(678) 364-7196 235 Ponce de Leon Place
Suite M219
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationFamily
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Michael Steven Webb
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(404) 458-3319 One West Court Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030
Family, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Divorce
Emory University School of Law
Michael S. Webb, Esquire has been licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia since June 15, 1979. He is a founding partner of the Decatur, Georgia general practice law firm of Webb & Webb, Attorneys. Professor Webb’s areas of expertise include criminal defense, personal injury law, and civil rights. He has handled dozens of jury trials and appeals throughout his 38 year legal career.
Previously, Professor Webb served as a special master for the Office of Fair Employment Practices of the State of Georgia; as a judge pro hac vice for the Gwinnett County Recorders Court; and as a...
Robin McCallum
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(404) 286-3015 Suite 1067
Decatur, GA 30030
Family and Juvenile
Georgia State University
Kairi Smith Gure
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(404) 585-7712 P.O. Box 2550
Decatur, GA 30031
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
My name is Kairi Smith Gure, and I hold a J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law and a B.A. in Women’s Studies for Georgia State University. I have been practicing Law for a number of years in both Georgia and Kentucky. During my tenure at Georgia State University College of Law I clerked for Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and Georgia Justice Project, I was also a member of the award winning Black Law Student Association’s mock trial team. I am admitted to practice law in all Georgia Courts, the Northern District Court of Georgia and...
Jerry Stepp
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(404) 923-7488 150 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30030
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Emory University
Noreen Banks-Ware
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(770) 593-9849 3636 Panola Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Georgia
Melanie Fenwick
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(404) 377-3131 150 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
Family, Divorce and Entertainment & Sports
University of Baltimore
Kimberly G Blackwell
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(678) 778-4134 3007 Panola Road
Ste C103
Lithonia , GA 30038
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Joi Reed Fairell
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Lawyer
(678) 585-4428 3469 Lawrenceville HWY Suite 102
Tucker, GA 30084
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Julie M Barnes
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney
520 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. #1775
Decatur, GA 30031
Family
Christie L. Ayotte
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DeKalb County, GA Family Law Attorney
3904 N. Druid Hills Rd. #316
Decatur, GA 30033
Family
Ellaretha Coleman
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(404) 998-8807 101 Marietta Street NW
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30303
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Insurance Claims
Howard University School of Law
Ellaretha Coleman is an accomplished litigation attorney with experience defending the rights and best interests of individuals throughout the Atlanta-metropolitan area, as well as the state of Florida.

Ms. Coleman has substantial experience in the areas of Family Law, Divorce Law, and Custody.

Ms. Coleman has been widely applauded by both clients and peers for her written and oral advocacy skills, but it is her genuine and personable approach towards client relationships which has most distinguished her. A talented and business-savvy entrepreneur, Ms. Coleman continues to diversify her practice to ensure the fulfillment of every client's needs. Ms. Coleman...
Terri Herron
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(404) 418-7777 3348 Peachtree Road
Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30326
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
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 through this challenging time in your life. Our goal is to become the law firm that your family can turn to repeatedly for personalized and effective representation.

For all your family law needs - Contact Terri Herron today for a free consultation! (404) 418-7777
Savannah Steele
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(404) 233-2800 3490 Piedmont Road
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Savannah Steele is a native of Central Florida, growing up in the Space Coast. While in High School, Savannah began volunteering for the State Attorney’s Office in the 18th Judicial Circuit through their Prosecution Alternative for Youth Program where she was able to advocate for other teens in a juvenile diversion program. She has been dedicated to the practice of law ever since. She is a graduate of the Florida State University where she received a B.A. in Communications and a B.A. in Psychology. At Florida State, Savannah was well known and distinguished in her dedication to giving back to...
Maggie M. Heim
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(404) 888-0100 945 East Paces Ferry Rd NE #2250
Atlanta, GA 30326
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Georgia State University College of Law
Maggie Heim represents clients in complex litigation matters in both the Federal and State court systems. She has earned a reputation as a skilled advocate who is unwilling to accept less than the best result for her clients. Maggie has been recognized for excellence in the practice of law by numerous independent attorney rating services, including Super Lawyers, the Daily Report, Martindale-Hubbell, Legal Elite, and Avvo.
Aaron Russell Thomas
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(404) 969-1219 1100 Peachtree St NE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Family and Divorce
Harvard Law School
Aaron began his legal career in 2002, as an in-house staff attorney for Habitat for Humanity International. He then honed his trial skills from 2004 to 2007 at the Dekalb County Public Defender's office, rising quickly through the ranks, representing hundreds of indigent clients facing misdemeanors and felonies, and winning trials in both State and Superior courts. Since 2007, Aaron has practiced family law exclusively, helping secure favorable settlements and verdicts for clients from all walks of life, in a wide variety of circumstances. Prior to starting his own firm, Aaron spent several years at Mayoue Gray Eittreim, P.C., training...
Bukhari R.  Nuriddin Esq.
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(404) 480-0217 695 Pylant Street, Suite #114
Atlanta, GA 30306
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal Defense and Estate Planning
Howard University School of Law
The Nuriddin Law Company is a full service law firm with a focus on Business Law, Consulting, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Family Law and Personal Injury Law. We represent companies and individuals concerning various business and personal legal matters. Founded by Bukhari R. Nuriddin, at The Nuriddin Law Company, we recognize that our clients have important legal needs requiring customized legal solutions. Quite often, our clients also have related non-legal needs that they want fulfilled, such as guidance and compassion. Understandably, clients are also concerned about fees. We were established as a community-based practice that serves the...
David Gregory Sarif
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(404) 816-2004 ONE SECURITIES CENTRE
3490 PIEDMONT ROAD NE SUITE 1450
Atlanta, GA 30305
Family and Divorce
Georgia State University College of Law
David Sarif is a highly regarded, experienced, and top rated divorce and family law attorney who has received many awards and honors over the years. He has contributed to stories for CBS Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, ESPN Outside the Lines, and Divorce Lawyer Magazine. Mr. Sarif has also prepared materials for, written articles for, and presented at various Continuing Legal Education seminars for organizations such as the American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the National Business Institute, the Law Education Institute, and Henning Mediation and Arbitration Service.

David was born in Cape...
Shawna M Woods
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(678) 244-2880 2973 Hardman Court NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Family and Divorce
University of New Mexico
Shawna M. Woods is dedicated to assisting her clients through what can be a difficult time. She understands that Family Law requires both empathy and advocacy. Shawna has extensive experience in resolving complex asset cases and well as difficult custody cases.

Shawna M. Woods is an Of-Counsel Attorney at Kitchens New Cleghorn. Prior to coming to Kitchens New Clegorn, Shawna was Partner at Law Firm in Forsyth County specializing exclusively in Family Law. She also had successful solo Family Law practice in Fulton County and had worked several years with the Special Assistant to the Attorney General...
Chinwe N. Foster
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(404) 525-3082 1100 Peachtree St. NE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Family, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Howard University School of Law
The Foster Law Firm is one of the premier law firms in the metro Atlanta area. We specialize in the areas of Family Law and Criminal Defense.

We have earned a reputation for providing high quality and effective legal representation in the metro Atlanta area. We earned this by providing our clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge, professionalism, and by relentlessly protecting our client’s rights.

We stand out from other law firms and attorneys in Atlanta, because we care about our clients as people. Our extensive courtroom experience gives our clients an advantage when walking into a courtroom. Our client’s...
Jim Neil Peterson Jr
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(404) 719-5179 1355 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
Family and Divorce
Mississippi College School of Law
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 experience includes working for a large firm handling complicated corporate litigation. This provided him with the invaluable experience, knowledge and skill necessary to handle complex divorce cases involving significant assets and family businesses.

Additionally, Jim has substantial trial experience (both jury and non-jury) and has argued numerous landmark cases before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court. Jim's clients often come as referrals from other attorneys...
Eric J. Garber
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(404) 685-1662 75 14th St NW
#2840-B
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
The University of Georgia School of Law
Eric J. Garber is an attorney serving the Augusta, Georgia community (Burke, Columbia and Richmond Counties) primarily in family law-related matters (adoption, divorce, paternity/legitimation, child custody/support, alimony, contempt, modification, guardianship, prenuptial agreements, appeals and domestic violence. Eric's practice areas also include Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, and Estates), Business/Commercial Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, and General Civil Litigation. Eric's devotion to personal attention and promoting a tailor-fit global resolution that focuses on not only his client's best interests, but also the best interests of his client's minor children, set him apart from other lawyers. As well, Eric's diverse experience and...
Samuel Jackson Siemon
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney
(770) 888-5078 3400 Peachtree Rd NE #555
Atlanta, GA 30326
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce 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...
John H Killeen
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(404) 564-7479 3490 Piedmont Road
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Syracuse University College of Law
If you are contemplating a divorce or have other family related legal issues, I can help you out with those problems. I have over 20 years of legal experience handling divorces, family violence, child support and child custody, alimony and spousal support, paternity and father’s rights, business disputes, probate and estate disputes, guardianships and conservatorships for incapacitated adults, and other civil litigation issues. I can help you to understand and protect your rights, and will fight for you to make sure that you get the best possible outcome. I look forward to helping you with your family...
Charity Wood
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(866) 687-8561 121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Suite 430
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Georgia State University College of Law
Charity Wood is originally from Tennessee. She attended Vanderbilt University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology for her undergraduate studies.After witnessing unequal access to justice and want to help usher in change, she decided to attend Georgia State University College of Law. She was awarded the Dean's Scholarship. During her time studying at Georgia State University, she interned multiple organizations catering to underprivileged communities including the Georgia's Innocence Project and the Clayton County's Public Defender's Office. It was during these internships that she developed a strong sense for helping those in need. She graduated from Georgia State with high...
Stephanie Denise Dixon
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Fulton County, GA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(678) 538-6473 2860 Piedmont Rd., NE
Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30305
Family, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
Howard University School of Law
S. Dixon Law Offices, LLC was founded by Stephanie D. Dixon. Stephanie practices family law almost exclusively in the state of Georgia. In addition to traditional family law, she assists families in the areas of family wealth & estate planning and elder law. Attorney Dixon is a native Georgian, who earned her undergraduate degree and gerontology certificate from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and earned her J.D. at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. Stephanie is licensed to practice before the U. S. District Court-Northern District of Georgia, Court of Appeals of the State...

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