We serve clients in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Roswell, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Marietta, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Duluth, Woodstock and the surrounding Metro Atlanta area. We have offices in Alpharetta and Atlanta Georgia, allowing us to conveniently meet with clients thorough-out the metro-Atlanta area.
In detail, our practice areas include:
• Divorce and Family Law: Georgia Contested Divorce, Georgia Uncontested Divorce, Separate Maintenance, Legal Separations, Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Child Custody Modification, Paternity, Legitimation, Child Support, Alimony, Spousal Support, Child Visitation, Contempt, Temporary Hearings, Name Changes, Annulments, Adoptions, Prenuptial Agreements, Antenuptial Agreements and Agreements in Anticipation of Divorce.
• Bankruptcy, Individual Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cases; Debt Relief, Foreclosures, Repossessions, Mortgage Loan Modifications, Creditor Workouts, Credit Cards, Secured and Unsecured Loans, Collections, Lawsuits, Litigation and Settlements.
• Estates, Wills, Trusts and Probate: Complex and Simple Wills, Estates, Trusts, Power of Attorneys, Georgia Advance Directive for Healthcare (which replaces Living Wills and the Durable Power of Attorney).
• Immigration: Fiancé and Marriage Immigration, Family Based Immigration, Deferment Actions, Refugee and Asylum Actions and Employment Immigration.
• Business Law: New Business Start-ups, Business Contracts and Established and Existing Business Needs.
Georgia Areas We Serve
Our Georgia lawyers and attorneys handle cases in the following cities and communities: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Duluth, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Marietta, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Gainesville, Midtown Atlanta, Norcross, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, Duluth, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Vinings, Smyrna, Buford, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Decatur, Grant Park, East Atlanta and the Virginia Highlands.
Our Georgia lawyers and attorneys frequently handle cases for clients residing in the following counties: Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Cobb, DeKalb, Henry, Cherokee, Douglas, Carroll, Coweta, Paulding, Bartow, Hall, Barrow, Walton, Newton, Rockdale, Henry, Spalding, Fayette and Clayton.
Coleman Legal Group, LLC’s Georgia lawyers practice in the areas of Divorce, Family Law, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Estates, Wills, Trusts and Business Law. We have two convenient offices located at:
Alpharetta Georgia Office
5755 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Atlanta Georgia Office
659 Auburn Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30312
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