I started out my career as a general practioner and criminal defense lawyer. Over... more
I started out my career as a general practioner and criminal defense lawyer. Over the years, I transitioned my practice to focus exclusively on family law matters, such as divorce, child custody, child support, modification of support and alimony, post-divorce relief (contempt), and pre-nuptial agreements. I enjoy working together with individuals to try and maximize their interests during a... view profile
I have handled cases in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate... more
I have handled cases in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate level, including substantial work in both arbitration and mediation since 1977. Specializing in family law, including both domestic relations and wills, trusts and estate litigation, I also have extensive experience in commercial litigation and employment disputes.
Raised in Alabama, Hannibal F. Heredia, moved to Atlanta after graduating law school.... more
Raised in Alabama, Hannibal F. Heredia, moved to Atlanta after graduating law school. Mr. Heredia has practiced family law almost exclusively since 1994. After six years with Georgia Legal Services. Mr. Heredia joined the Cartersville, Georgia law firm of Perrotta, Cahn and Prieto, P.C. in 2000 where he was part of the largest family law practice in Northwest Georgia. In January 2005, Mr. H... view profile
Leigh Faulk Cummings has practiced family law with Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis &... more
Leigh Faulk Cummings has practiced family law with Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy for over ten years. Since joining the firm in 2002, Leigh has tried divorce and custody cases throughout metropolitan Atlanta, earning a reputation with her clients and her peers as a valued legal counselor to families in sensitive situations or times of trouble. Leigh has been named a “Rising... view profile
I enjoy practicing family law (many lawyers don't). I often present CLE seminars and... more
I enjoy practicing family law (many lawyers don't). I often present CLE seminars and always learn so much when I prepare my remarks. I grew up in New Orleans (yes, I am a long suffering Saints fan whose suffering has ended) and have lived in Atlanta since I started law school at Emory in 1985. What sets our firm apart from many, is how many resources we have to help you. In addition to ... view profile
I'm a general civil trial lawyer who handles a lot of domestic and business... more
I'm a general civil trial lawyer who handles a lot of domestic and business litgation. I also handle bankruptcy, real estate, and corp. matters. In the past five years, I've handled a broad range of cases and have secured excellent trial results for hundreds of clients. Litigation is challenging but can be very rewarding - when you win. I haven't won every case, but I'd say I'm batting 90%,... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.