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Michael R. Sleister provides competent, dedicated, and compassionate representation on any family law matter in an atmosphere of service dedicated to the client.

There are exceptions to the rules and you need an experienced family law attorney to guide you through the process.

Knowledge is power, and if you have a grasp of both the practical and legal aspects of your situation, you can make confident and informed decisions on these important matters.

  • Divorce including the related areas of child custody, equitable distribution of property and debt, alimony and child support, and paternity
  • Post divorce issues such as modifications to child support, alimony, custody, and visitation
  • Enforcement actions for child support, custody and child visitation, division of property and debt, and any other aspect of a divorce decree that has been violated
  • Adoption
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Paternity actions and related matters of child support and visitation
  • Name changes
  • Family and domestic violence
  • Parental rights
  • Protection orders
  • Common law marriage (which were valid in Georgia before 1996)

There are many reasons to seek the advice of an experienced family law attorney. An attorney will inform you of your rights and responsibilities and provide you with an array of legal options and the steps you can take to prepare yourself for a divorce, a prenuptial agreement, or other domestic issue.