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Nathaniel Michael Smith

About me

I opened my own practice in 2009 and have handled cases dealing with

  • adoption,

  • personal injury (automobile accident),

  • contested divorce,

  • uncontested divorce,

  • child custody,

  • child visitation,

  • child support,

  • guardianship (of an adult),

  • guardianship (of a minor),

  • conservatorship,

  • wills,

  • trusts,

  • advance directives for health care,

  • quitclaim deeds,

  • executor's deeds,

  • misdemeanor criminal charges,

  • felony criminal charges,

  • DUI,

  • contempt,

  • temporary protection orders,

  • deprivation and child abuse,

  • paternity: legitimation (establishing paternity), and

  • paternity: setting aside paternity



I have handled cases in Henry County,
Clayton County, Fayette County, Coweta County, Walton County, DeKalb
County, Jasper County, Butts County, Spalding County, Fulton County and Forsyth County


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Trusts: 10%
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michelle R. Clark

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Nathaniel Smith is an excellent attorney who endeavors to achieve the best results for his clients. He is a hard working ethical attorney who is willing to prepare for trial and research every angle of his client's case. I have litigated cases against Attorney Smith and he is a formidable opponent. Attorney Smith epitomizes the qualities that one should seek when selecting an attorney, as he is honest, tenacious and committed to his clients.


    Michelle Clark Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Charles Peacock

    I've known Nathaniel since the early days of law school. He impressed me back then with his kindness, ability to hold a conversation, and intelligence. He continues to impress me with his continued (and expected) success and passionate advocacy for his clients.


    William Peacock Family Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Nathaniel M. Smith, Attorney and Counselor at Law

70 Macon Street
McDonough, GA, 30253-3221


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200901/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Law Office of Nathaniel M. Smith2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brent D. Chisholm v. Mikysha RuffinThe Court awarded custody to my client.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Professor Schliecker's ClassPsychology, Ethics and the Law2012