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Our attorneys handle a variety of common, yet important legal proceedings. No matter what legal issue you're facing, we'll talk to you about your unique situation, review your options and develop a sound legal strategy. Check out our other legal services below or contact us for a consultation.
The law in Georgia can be very traditional, assuming that a marriage will last forever. All assets acquired during a marriage, as well as retirement accounts and some other assets, are considered joint property. If you bring property or assets to a marriage that you would like to keep separate, you may want to speak to an attorney about a prenuptial agreement. Postnuptial agreements are also gaining in popularity as financial tools for couples who are already married.
In Georgia, the state's domestic violence law applies not only to married couples, but also to domestic partners, parents and children, and stepparents and children. At the law firm of Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor, our lawyers represent victims of domestic violence throughout the Atlanta metro area. We also defend people who have been accused of domestic violence.
Through the criminal division of Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor you will find valuable information regarding Georgia criminal proceedings and facts. Our lawyers handle misdemeanor and felony criminal defense, assault, battery, drug possession, drug trafficking, domestic abuse, DUI-DWI, theft and traffic offenses.
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your divorce, custody, or support decision case, you may have the right to appeal the decision and outcome. The attorneys at Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor will help you understand your options, then guide you through this complex process.