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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. Heredia was named managing partner of Perrotta, Cahn and Prieto, P.C. In June 2006, he founded the firm of Hedgepeth and Heredia. In addition to practicing in all areas of the firm, Mr. Heredia also has extensive knowledge of surrogacy law as it exists in Georgia.

Being the child of Peruvian parents, Mr. Heredia is fluent in Spanish. He is married to Angela Fox Heredia and they have one daughter. In his free time Mr. Heredia enjoys most anything to do with music of all kinds.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
    22 years
  2. Appeals: 5%
    17 years
  3. Adoption: 5%
    9 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jason Neil Wiggam

    I've worked closely with Hannibal. He is a highly competent family law attorney. Hannibal works tirelessly for his clients and I would recommend him to anyone looking for help in this area. I would welcome the chance to work with him again.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Hannibal. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Hedgepeth & Heredia, LLC

3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 950
Atlanta, GA, 30339


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199408/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Latino Who's WhoLatino Who's Who2012
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPerrotta, Cahn & Prieto, P.C.2001 - 2006
AssociateMoran and Associates2000 - 2001
Supervising AttorneyGeorgia Legal Services1998 - 2000
Staff AttorneyGeorgia Legal Services1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember at Large2010 - Present
Americans Inns of Court, BleckleyBarristerN/A
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMemberN/A
Cartersville-Bartow County Bar AssociationPresident2005 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mongerson v. MongersonSupremer Court reversed trial court
Harmon v. HarmonSupreme Court upheld trial court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Southwestern University Law ReviewIs There Privacy in the Workplace?: Guaranteeing a Broader Privacy Right for Workers Under California Law1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Auburn University, AuburnN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nuts and Bolts of Family LawFamily Law Issues in Georgia's Juvenile Courts2012
Nuts and Bolts of Divorce LawChild Custody and Parenting Time Issues2012
NBI continuing legal education seminarTop Challenges in Family Law2012
NBIDivorce Law Guide A to Z2010