Adrienne Ashby and Nora Polk founded Ashby Polk, LLC in July 2007 after several... more
Adrienne Ashby and Nora Polk founded Ashby Polk, LLC in July 2007 after several years of practicing law in the public interest. Ashby Polk attorneys have nearly twenty years of combined legal experience. The firm has represented clients in family law cases in the superior courts of Fulton County, DeKalb County, Gwinnett County, Cobb County, Clayton County, and Henry County. Ashby Polk attorn... view profile
After a career as a Psychologist/Mental Health Counselor I decided to pursue a... more
After a career as a Psychologist/Mental Health Counselor I decided to pursue a career in Law. I have found that my experience as a Counselor was good preparation for the practice of Law, particularly in Family Law Cases. The primary skill to be successful in either of these professions is to be a good listener. Lawyers are known for “talking” but unless you have first paid attention and l... view profile
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.