Some Client testimonials: I have served as a mediator when Denise represented a... more
Some Client testimonials: I have served as a mediator when Denise represented a client in the mediation. She is knowledgeable, prepared, an effective advocate for her client and also understands the benefits of reaching a settlement of the issues through mediation as opposed to the client enduring a more expensive and prolonged battle in court. Denise is an excellent attorney and runs a... view profile
I am the managing partner of a small boutique firm in downtown Decatur. My main area... more
I am the managing partner of a small boutique firm in downtown Decatur. My main area of practice is family law and general civil litigation. If you have a legal need and you think I can help, please give me a call. 404.692.5846.
Dawn Smith is a partner at Smith & Lake, LLC where she practices family and... more
Dawn Smith is a partner at Smith & Lake, LLC where she practices family and education law. She has represented children and families for over 24 years. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Dawn was a partner at one of Atlanta’s most prestigious family law firms. She also served as Deputy Director of Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation where she was responsible for administration of the city’... view profile
As a certified Child Welfare Law Specialist and former attorney for the Georgia... more
As a certified Child Welfare Law Specialist and former attorney for the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, Ms. Carreras formed the Law Office of Jen Carreras LLC to serve the legal needs of Georgia's families and children. Ms. Carreras's practice focuses on child welfare law and family law. Shecurrently serves as a Fellow to the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for... view profile
An Atlantan for over a decade, I have been practicing law in Georgia since 2004.I... more
An Atlantan for over a decade, I have been practicing law in Georgia since 2004.I studied at The University of Maryland, College Park, where I earned a degree in Political Science and later attended law school at Emory University School of Law, where I graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2003.After earning my law degree, I spent a year as a law clerk for peerless criminal defense attorney Brian... 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.