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I am a divorce and custody attorney for over 35 years as well as an educational psychologist (Ph.D.).  I am also a registered Domestic Relations Mediator, Arbitrator, Case Evaluator/Domestic Relations, and Guardian Ad Litem.  Along with my practice, I am the co-founder of The Institute For Co-Parenting Resolution, creator and host of The Parents Hour, and author of 11 books and articles.  Please check my website,



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  1. Child Custody: 100%



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Divorce And Custody Law Office Of Arline Kerman Pc
Sandy Springs, GA, 30350


GAActive Member in Good Standing 196807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Businesswoman of the YearNational Republican Congressional Committee2006
Georgia's Honorary Chairman on The Business Advisory CouncilNational Republican Congressional Committee2003
Presiding Judge and Evaluator for the High School Mock TrialYoung Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia1991
Georgia Bar Foundation - Life FellowState Bar of Georgia1991
Part-time Magistrate Court Judge for DeKalb County, GeorgiaMagistrate Court of DeKalb County1982
Arbitrator in Georgia's Fee Arbitration ProgramSupreme Court of State of Georgia1982
Admitted to the United States Supreme CourtUnited States Supreme Court1980
Founder and President of San Diego Psych-Law SocietySan Diego Psych-Law Society1976
Certificate of Recognition for the Pro Bono ProjectGovernor of the State of Georgia and the State Bar of GeorgiaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Creator and Host of The Parents HourThe Parents Hour2007 - Present
Co-FounderThe Institute For Co-Parenting Resolution2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGainesville State College2003 - Present
OwnerSugarPress, Ltd., Publishers2000 - Present
Mediatior, Arbitrator, Case EvaluatorDivorce and Custody Law Office- Mediation, Arbitration, Case Evaluation1993 - Present
OwnerDivorce and Custody Law Office of Arline Kerman, P.C.1976 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Press ClubMember2009 - Present
The Independent Book Publishers AssociationMember2007 - Present
The National Association of Radio Talk Show HostsMember2007 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Association for Conflict ResolutionMember2003 - Present
Georgia Bar FoundationMember1991 - Present
American Psychological AssociationMember1977 - Present
Georgia Psychological AssociationMember1976 - Present
San Diego Psych-Law SocietyFounder and Past President1975 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1968 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
How To Survive And Win As A Co-Parent!Book2008
The Institute For Co-Parenting Resolution Training ManualThe Institute For Co-Parenting Resolution2008
Do You Really Want To Be A Stepparent?Book2002
Should You Really Seek Custody Of Your Child?Book2000
Georgia Needs A Family Court NowThe Verdict1989
The Psychological Training of the Criminal LawyerMaster's Thesis1976
Value Patterns Among Lawyers and Their Expert Witnesses Who Are Psychologists and PsychiatristsDoctoral Dissertation1976
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of GeorgiaMarriage and Family Therapy - Four ClassesN/A1993
Alliant International UniversityPsychologyPhD - Doctorate1975
Alliant International UniversityPsychologyMA - Masters1973
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1961
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Co-Parenting Resolution for MediatorsCp-Parenting Resolution for Mediators2010
Co-Parenting Resolution TrainingCo-Parenting Resolution Training for Mediators2009
Presenter at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Psychological AssociationRole of the Psychologist in Custody Cases1996
Superior Court Judges' SecretariesCustodyN/A
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationIssue of CustodyN/A