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Nathaniel Michael Smith

Nathaniel Michael Smith

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Probate, Child Custody, Trusts, Adoption, Wills & Living Wills, Juvenile, Criminal Defense

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


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Divorce & Separation: 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

7 total 

  • Jody Louis Sellers

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Smith is always prepared, diligent, and hardworking in pursuit of the best outcome for his client.


    Jody Sellers Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anita Marie Lamar

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Smith is very professional at all times and advocates aggressively for his clients.


    Anita Lamar Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Nathaniel M. Smith, Attorney and Counselor at Law

70 Macon Street
McDonough, GA, 30253-3221



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200908/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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