Phone: 770-609-1247

Coleman Legal Group, LLC - Georgia AttorneysOur Georgia attorneys practice law in the areas of:

We serve clients in Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek, Roswell, Milton, Suwanee, Atlanta, Marietta, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, Woodstock and the surrounding Metro Atlanta area.  We have offices in Fulton, Forsyth, Gwinnett, DeKalb and Cobb county allowing us to conveniently meet with clients thorough-out the metro-Atlanta area.

Our Georgia practice areas of law include:

  • Divorce and Family Law: Georgia Uncontested Divorce, Georgia Contested Divorce, Separate Maintenance, Legal Separations, Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Child Custody Modification, Paternity, Legitimization, Child Support, Alimony, Spousal Support, Child Visitation, Contempt, Temporary Hearings, Legitimization, Name Changes, Annulments, Adoptions, Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial 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.
  • Estate Planning: 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.

Main Office, Alpharetta, Georgia:
5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 51, Alpharetta, GA 30022

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, Sharon Springs, Sandy Springs, Suwanee, Marietta, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Gainesville, Midtown Atlanta, Norcross, Lawrenceville, Kennesaw, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Vinings, Smyrna, Buford, Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, Decatur, Grant Park, East Atlanta and the Virginia Highlands.

Our Georgia 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, Estates, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Bankruptcy, Business Law and Immigration. We have offices conveniently located at:

Alpharetta Georgia
North Point Park
5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 51
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Atlanta Georgia
Colony Square
1201 Peachtree Street, 400
Colony Square, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Dunwoody
Sandy Springs

1200 Abernathy Road
Building 600
Northpark Town Center
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Cumming Georgia
The Avenue Forsyth

410 Peachtree Parkway
Building 400, Suite 4245
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Johns Creek
Duluth Georgia

11555 Medlock Bridge Rd
Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Duluth Georgia
Sugarloaf

2180 Satellite Boulevard
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Kennesaw Georgia
TownPark Center
125 TownPark Drive
Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Lawrenceville
Huntcrest
1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

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Changing Your Name Following a Georgia Divorce

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

How to Change your Name in a Georgia Divorce In your divorce you have the ability to opt and change your last name back to a former or maiden name. In Georgia you may request the judge to restore a former name or birth name as a part of your divorce proceeding. See O.C.G.A. Section 9-5-19.  “In all divorce actions, a party may pray in his pleadings for the restoration of a maiden or prior name. If a divorce is granted, the judgment or decree shall specify and restore to the party the name so prayed for in the pleadings.” If the...

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Standing Orders – Georgia Uncontested Divorce

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Divorce | 0 comments

Many clients ask us about the reference to a “Standing Order” when filing for an uncontested divorce in Georgia.  Although their case is uncontested, the Standing Order still technically applies.  This is because in Georgia, when a domestic relations action (divorce or family law case) is filed, a Standing Order will be issued by the superior court in which it is filed. Although the parties will usually agree it is unnecessary, in an uncontested divorce proceeding, a Standing Order usually addresses several issues important to the...

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Divorce, Annulment and Separate Maintenance in Georgia

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Should the time come that a married couple no longer wants to be together, they may have some questions about their options regarding divorce, annulment or separate maintenance. Some couples automatically assume that divorce is the only way, but there is also the option of legal separation – and is some rare instances an annulment of the marriage is possible.  Below are some frequently asked questions our clients ask in regard to Georgia legal separation, annulment and divorce cases that can help you make an informed decision about your...

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Georgia Divorce – Service by Publication

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Divorce | 0 comments

What do I do if I want to get a Georgia divorce but I cannot find my spouse?   The answer is  Service by Publication.  When one spouse wants to call it quits but cannot find his or her missing partner, or when he or she is hiding, divorce by publication comes into play. Divorce by publication happens only after a judge has been convinced, based on a sworn declaration, of the serving party’s inability to find the other spouse after trying hard. Service by publication is commonly used in a divorce action to serve a spouse who has...

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Georgia Divorce Advice for Women – Things to Do Now

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Georgia Divorce Advice for Women – Things to Do Now

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Divorce – Separate Property Becoming Marital in Georgia

Posted by on Feb 26, 2018 in Divorce | 0 comments

Divorce – Separate Property Becoming Marital in Georgia

In a divorce, it is a court’s job to ensure that marital assets are split in the most fair manner possible. When making such a ruling, courts consider factors such as who the property is technically owned by (also known as the property’s title), how the family uses the property, who put most of the funds into the property, and more. However, when it comes to matters like the family usage of the property, sometimes the court can decide that even property owned separately can be transmuted into marital property. This article details how...

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Child Custody – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Child Custody – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Who will typically get custody? In most cases, both types of custody (legal and physical) are shared by the parents. The court determines custody by deciding what type of arrangement is in the best interest of the child. What is joint custody? This is when parents share decision making authority over the child. Typically, there are four areas in which the decisions are to be made jointly: religious upbringing, education, medical care and extracurricular activities. If both parents share custody does anyone pay child support? Child support is...

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Georgia Divorce: Service By Publication

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Divorce | 0 comments

  What Is Service by Publication? When you file for a divorce in Georgia you must first file a divorce complaint with the court. In the divorce complaint, you will set forth the basic facts of your marriage and divorce, such as date of marriage, date of separation, the grounds for divorce and prayers for relief. Then, your next step is to serve the complaint – along with the summons – to your spouse. Your divorce case can proceed only after your spouse is served properly with the divorce documents. But what if your spouse has...

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What is a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

What is a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit?

If you are in any divorce action for child support or alimony, or if you are in any action modifying child support or alimony, or if you are requesting for attorney’s fees, you must complete and file a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit (commonly referred to as a “DRFA”). A Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit is mandated by the Georgia Superior Court Rule 24.2. Failure to provide the Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit may subject you to the penalties of contempt or other sanctions deemed appropriate by the court, and may result in...

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Child Custody in Georgia

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Divorce, Family Law | 0 comments

Child Custody in Georgia

Child custody will be a major issue if you are in the process of going through a divorce. Divorce proceedings can become overwhelming, especially when there are minor children involved, as a divorce can have a tremendous emotional impact on children. Similar to other states, Georgia has its own rules when it comes to making a custody determination. Georgia court’s focus on the “best interest” of the child. This article is written for educational purposes and it will highlight the basics of child custody. The main focus of the article will be...

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