Gainesville Divorce Attorneys

Divorce and family law attorneys in Gainesville, GA.


200 West Academy St.
Gainesville, GA 30501

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About our Gainesville Divorce Law Office

With locations all across the greater Atlanta area, the attorneys at Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor have been serving Georgia residents for over 20 years. Our qualified team of lawyers are here to help members of the Gainesville community navigate the difficulties of divorce, child custody, child support, and other types of family and divorce law cases. In addition to divorce and separation, our Gainesville practice attorneys have expertise in a variety of complex family law specialties, including adoption, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, alimony and spousal support, and more.

Experienced Gainesville Divorce Lawyers You Can Trust

For family and divorce attorneys near you in Gainesville, call Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor today! Since 1988, our compassionate, experienced family lawyers have been providing legal counsel to the greater Atlanta and North Georgia communities.

Whether you’re dealing with the divorce process, child custody, or other family law matters, our attorneys have the specialized expertise needed to seek resolutions that serve our clients’ best interests. Our Gainesville law office provides a wide variety of divorce and family law services, including complex cases such as high-asset divorce, child support and alimony, adoption, and more.

For more information on our Gainesville family law services, contact us for a consultation now.

  1. From Gainesville Square, head northwest on Green St toward Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE
  2. Turn right onto Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE
  3. Use the left lane to turn left onto E E Butler Pkwy
  4. Turn left onto Brenau Ave NE
  5. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Green St NE
  6. Turn left onto Academy St NW
  7. Turn left, and our offices will be on the right

The Gainesville Divorce & Family Law Team

Judy SartainSenior Associate Attorney
  • Name: Judy Sartain

  • Phone: 770-308-5376

  • Fax: 770-426-1809

  • Paralegal

    • Kristi Culpepper – Senior Paralegal to Judy Sartain (remotely – home office: Marietta)

    Our Gainesville Law Services



    At Stearns‑Montgomery & Proctor, uniting children with adoptive parents is one of the best parts of our job. Our family law attorneys help families through the adoption process from start to finish.

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    Annulment Services in Gainesville

    When considering an annulment the goal is to have your marriage completely eradicated from historical records, while a divorce is concrete and will be documented for life.

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    Child Custody

    Disputes over child custody and visitation are among the most hotly contested in Georgia family law cases. While the court has established legal guidelines to follow, there are always extenuating factors which must be considered.

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    Contested Divorce in Gainesville

    A contested divorce is where parties cannot reach an agreement on whether to get a divorce or settle on the terms and details of the dissolution.

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    High-Asset Divorce in Gainesville

    High asset divorces work similarly to normal divorces, with two main differences. First, there’s a lot more at stake—often in terms of your marital investments. Second, there is a lot of unusual complexity.

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    Georgia Child Support

    The process of establishing child support payments often causes anxiety for parents going through the divorce process or paternity suits.

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    Legal Separation in Gainesville

    Technically, there is no such thing as a legal separation in Gainesville. However, you can file for a separate maintenance action, defined as a judicial determination to separate spouses and provide support without a judicial termination of the marriage.

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    Gainesville Divorce Mediation

    Mediation involves meeting with a third party (Mediator) to consult on which issues can be amicably addressed throughout the divorce process.

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    Military Divorce Attorneys

    Divorce is an emotional and often complex topic by itself, but divorcing someone in the military presents a unique set of challenges.

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    No Fault Divorce

    No-fault divorce law gives either party the freedom to sue for divorce with only the claim of “irreconcilable differences.”

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    Same-Sex Divorce

    While same sex partners have the same rights as any other couple under Georgia divorce laws, there are legal complications that can arise when break ups occur.

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    Uncontested Divorce in Gainesville

    In an uncontested divorce, the couple is in general agreement on getting the divorce and on the terms.

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    From Our Clients

    We can talk about our experience, dedication to family law and unique team approach, but there is something more valuable-what our clients say about their personal experience with us.
    " ...a close-knit, family environment, and the lawyers care about your personal issues. "
    " ...Melanie Webre and her team were very professional and made me feel comfortable from the start … I would recommend ANYONE, if you want to see results! "
    "Randy provided us with great legal guidance/advice during a very difficult situation..."
    " During the most difficult time in my life, Randy was a calming voice during a bunch of madness…in the end, it was the best outcome and I have moved on to a better life. Many thanks "