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Family Law Attorney in Douglasville, GA

Protecting Your Family

Compassionate Douglasville Family Law Attorney

Represent Your Best Interests

The Shelton Law Firm is here to help you as you work through the inner processes of the family law court. Whether you need to file for divorce, legitimation, or child custody, we are there for you. If you are in Douglasville, Georgia, or any of the neighboring areas, feel free to set up a consultation at your earliest convenience. After all, the sooner you take care of these matters, the sooner you can get on with your life.

Divorce Lawyer in Douglasville

Divorces are never easy. Depending on your situation, the divorce of you and your spouse will be sorted into one of the following categories: no-contest, contested or complex. To protect the future of your family, children, and all parties concerned, feel free to contact us to help you through this emotional legal issue.

Child Custody Lawyer in Douglasville

Disagreements over child custody can be very nerve-wracking, especially when going through a divorce too. Hiring an attorney can help you do what is best for the child. Deciding what responsibilities each parent has concerning the visitation schedule is an important issue, and we will carefully craft options for you as you work your way through this process.

Legitimation Lawyer in Douglasville

This is the process of identifying the father-child relationship, which is especially important in instances such as when the parents are not wed. Legitimation gives the father full legal responsibilities and rights, including custody, having a say in how the child is raised, and visitation rights.
Results That
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Custody Law Matter

Successful in getting a client awarded sole custody of a minor child in a contested divorce, although the client was not the child's biological father.


Child Support Defense

Helped a client who was $20,000 in arrears for child support avoid jail time and the suspension of his driver's license.

Experienced Divorce & Family Lawyer in Douglasville, Georgia

Personal Legal Representation

Dealing with family legal matters can be stressful and difficult. The Shelton Law Firm is dedicated to providing quality legal services and is committed to keeping your goals in mind. Whether a divorce, child custody, or legitimation matter, we provide clients with personal, customized representation designed to assist them with reaching a real resolution.

Our highly compassionate and extremely experienced attorneys are well versed in handling the ins and outs of family law. We are also highly sympathetic to your suffering and will do our best to give your case our individualized personal attention. We know how emotional a process going through a divorce, legitimation, or child custody case can be for everyone involved, and we will do our best to help minimize your stress.

Your case is essential, sensitive, and highly unique, just like you. Our goal at The Shelton Law Firm is to help you move forward in a dignified and respectful way and make all your wishes our top priority. Let us help you resolve your future financial issues, settle your current emotional uncertainties and help you come to an acceptable solution that is best for all parties involved.

If you need resolution concerning any family law issues related to divorce, legitimation, or child custody issues, we can help you. Trying to navigate the waters of any of these complex legal processes in the State of Georgia can be stressful, confusing, and difficult for you and your family.

Plus, the outcome of your case will affect you, your spouse or ex, your children, and the rest of your family for the rest of your lives. Because of this, you want to make sure that everyone will accept and be happy with the proposed solutions once the process is complete.

5-Star Client Reviews for Our Douglasville Divorce & Family Law Attorney 

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"The Shelton Law Firm made everything so easy for me while answering the 1000 questions I had. They were patient, caring, professional and effective to say the least. My divorce was stress free and that says a lot! Thank you Shelton Law Firm!"

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