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April represents individuals in various family law, criminal, and military related issues. April represents clients going through divorce, post-divorce modifications and contempts, and in custody disputes. She recognizes that these are often very difficult and trying times for her clients, and she guides them through the complex and overwhelming legal process.  

April's criminal practice also assists individuals who need assistance defending themselves against criminal accusations from small misdemeanor cases to larger felony cases. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 45%
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
  3. Military Law: 10%
  4. Real Estate: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Laura Leigh Thompson

    I proudly endorse Ms. Stancliff as a peer in the legal community. I have known Ms. Stancliff for approximately 4 years. She is very professional and extremely dedicated to her clients and cases. She goes above and beyond for each client, and she excels at tasks that are before her. I highly endorse and recommend Ms. Stancliff for family law matters.

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    Laura Thompson Family Attorney
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    I have great confidence in April's knowledge of Georgia Family Law, including both the substantive body and the practical application. She has great poise and presence beyond her age. I would trust her advice and representation personally and professionally.

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    Suzy Life Family Attorney
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Contact info

Stancliff Legal, LLC

P. O. Box 55076
Atlanta, GA, 30308

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 201208/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hon. Yale Scarbrough ScholarshipNorthern Illinois University2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Closing AttorneyConlon Law Group2015 - Present
Closing AttorneyDickason Law Group2014 - Present
AttorneyShewmaker & Shewmaker, LLC2013 - 2016
AttorneyLaw Office of Sylvia K. Morrow-Nocon, LLC2012 - 2013
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association for Women LawyersMember2016 - Present
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers FoundationGuardian ad Litem2016 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2012 - Present
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers FoundationVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Felony Interference with CustodyCriminal charges dismissed against my clients because there was no permanent adjudication of parental rights, only a temporary order had been in place.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Stancliff Legal, LLC Law BlogMilitary Spouses and Healthcare Benefits After Divorce2016
Shewmaker Law BlogSo You Want to Modify your Child Support2015
Shewmaker Law BlogMilitary Administrative Hearings (Field Boards of Inquiry)2014
Shewmaker Law BlogThe Lautenberg Amendment and How it Affects You2014
The American Association of Law Schools Section on Agricultural and Food LawStrawberry Fields and Farm Workers2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Georgia State UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Georgia Perimeter CollegePsychologyAssociate of Science2005
Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IVEuropean Union LawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Divorce 101Legal and Financial Issues in Divorce2016