Paula J. Mcgill
About Paula J. McgillAttorney Paula J. McGill provides personal service to a variety of clients. She is comfortable in representing individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Moreover, Attorney McGill is not afraid to go after large corporations to force them to take personal responsibility for damages they cause. Her confidence in pursuing these companies comes from her 18+ years of experience. Moreover, she is skilled in efficiently and effectively representing clients of all budgets. Many clients return for additional services or recommend her to family, friends, and associates. As a solo practitioner, Ms. McGill has the flexibility to craft fee structures that are beneficial to the client and the attorney. Moreover, she understands that as a solo practitioner, some cases cannot be handled by one attorney. In those instances, she can either pass on the representation or seek assistance from lawyers with the needed expertise. In addition to the offices noted below, the attorney has three additional offices in the Atlanta Metro area and access to numerous meeting locations throughout Gwinnett, Fulton, Dekalb, and Cobb Counties. Similarly, if you are located in Maryland (Baltimore, Montgomery County), Washington, DC, or New York (Long Island, NYC, Westchester) there is an office suite available to meet with Ms. McGill to discuss your legal matter. For more information about the practice or about your particular legal issue, please use the contact information form provided on this website or contact Attorney McGill at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more about the attorney and legal issues on her legal blog. DC/MARYLAND - 1425 K St., NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005 - (202)294-0435 NEW YORK - 626 RXR Plaza, 6th Floor, Uniondale, NY 11556 - (516)510-0112
- Landlord Tenant
- Business Law
- Family Law
- Employment Law
- Consumer Law
Additional Practice Areas
- Small Claims
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Starting November 1, 2014, I will accept credit cards.
- Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
- Free 15 minute telephone consultations. Initial Office Consultations are $150.00/hour. The initial consultation is applied to your retainer should you decide to retain the firm. Fees and retainers are based on the type and complexity of the case and range from $250/hr to $500/hr. There are also blended rate and flat fee matters available in some cases. Starting November 1, 2014, I will no longer accept 100% payment plans. The client will have to pay at least 75% of the projected attorney fees and costs before work can begin on the case. Credit cards and Pay Pal are accepted as payment.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|District of Columbia|
|Managing Member, The McGill Law Firm, LLC|
|Associate, Lord Bissell & Brook (Now Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell)|
|Associate, Wallace King Marraro & Branson|
|Associate, Piper & Marbury (Now DLA Piper)|
|University of Pennsylvania||J.D.||Law|
|Kennesaw State University||MBA||Finance|
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Q. I raised my daughter for six years,she went to visit her mom, and her mom hasent let me see her since, shes 8 now...
A: If the mother has lived in that state for at least six months, that state has jurisdiction to hear any custody/visitation dispute. Find an experienced family law attorney who practices in the county where your daughter lives.
Q. Can they take support from a second job
A: Support is based on the gross income of the parents. So, your income from your second job will be considered.
Q. I take care of my daughter but her mom still threatens to put me on child support what can I do?
A: If she wants to put you on child support, she can do so. Child support is based on the needs of the child and the relative income of the parents. Check the Georgia Child Support calculator. You may be paying signficiantly less than what the calculator states you should be paying. In the meantime, may sure you pay her by check or money order to show you have been supporting your child.
Q. My child's mother has custody, but she wants him to move in with me. Do I need to keep paying child support after he mov
A: You have to pay child support until the court issues an order telling you otherwise. Of course, she can always return it to you after you pay it.
Q. My husband is in jail and I want a divorce. what steps do I take.
A: More information is needed. Although he is in jail, you still have to have grounds for divorce. The first step should be to consult with a lawyer, especially if you have minor children, marital assets, and/or marital liabilities. An initial consultation does not obligate you to retain an attorney. However, it's a good first step. Yes, if you don't have grounds for the divorce, he can fight you. However, nowadays, objections to a divorce are rarely successful. In my experience, those divorce actions that are dismissed are because the couples decide to reconcile.
Q. My Child Support is $1200 for my two children ages 17 and 14. Will it drop to $600 when I no longer pay for the oldest?
A: More likely than not, no. Go to the Georgia child support calculator to determine the amount for one child. Any disputes may have to be decided by the Court. So, to save money, it may be better to agree to an amount based on the child support calculator and file for a consent order.
Q. can you file a motion to stop an order for child custody, georgia
A: Get another attorney immediately. You can file a motion for reconsideration or file an appeal. There are time limits for both., so be careful However, next time, be careful of the attorney you choose to represent you. Interview several lawyers before selecting one.
Q. How can we get custody of mygrandson?? He was living with one of my daughters until his mother moved and went to jail
A: It may be easier to obtain permanent legal guardianship. Check with the probate court of the county where your grandson lived with the your daughter. Your daughter can sign the forms to permit you ot obtain guardianship.
Q. after a lawyer is used by me how long is the time that a lawyer can take another client and be against me
A: There isn't a set time. If you believe the attorney has violated ethical rules, contact the Maryland Appeals Court and file a complaint. They will do an investigation in the matter to determine if the lawyer did anything wrong ethically. http://www.courts.state.md.us/attygrievance/complaint.html
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Employer Must Defend Against A Wrongful Death Lawsuit For Not Monitoring Employee Computer Use: Labor and Employment Law, School Law, Lawyers, Attorneys, Franczek Radelet http://answers.justia.com/question/2014/04/25/are-there-any-laws-prevent-father-seeing-76835 Judge reprimanded for comment about proliferation of women lawyers; was he misunderstood? Representing Yourself in a Divorce is not a Good Idea in Many Circumstances Parental Kidnapping is a Foolish Way to Handle Disputes http://answers.justia.com/question/2013/10/24/ive-been-seeking-employment-17-months-an-67129?answer=1 http://answers.justia.com/question/2013/10/09/it-okay-coworker-post-writing-you-called-66372 Yelp sues bankruptcy law firm, alleging it posted fake postive reviews http://answers.justia.com/question/2013/08/26/how-much-does-it-cost-contest-will-value-64216
Unlike TV lawyers, no attorney, even the elite ones, win all the time. In Defense Of Cleary Gottlieb http://t.co/c9EaQW6vMj via @atlblog --— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) October 5, 2014
Judge Kopf: I would uphold the death penalty for an innocent man rather than play games with the law http://t.co/F717fHK6jf via @ABAJournal— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) September 29, 2014
Recent Posts on Wordpress http://t.co/u1BPQqATUa— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) September 29, 2014
@AttorneyMcGill It may be in your best interest to consult w/ a lawyer before filing an answer if it doesn't delay filing the answer.— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) September 9, 2014
Facebook's autoplay video feature is destroying cell phone bills http://go.pix11.com/1qoO60C via @pix11news— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) September 4, 2014
If you're considered an adult by your state (usually over 18), don't have your parents call a a lawyer to ask questions on your behalf.— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) July 24, 2014
@AP Outrageous.— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) July 17, 2014
The orig. state has jurisdiction over the children for 6 months after the move. So, the parent who stayed in the home state must act fast.— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) June 21, 2014
In the absence of a open divorce or separation case, normally, both parents have the right to move out of state with the minor children.— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) June 21, 2014
A sharp right into Taliban Territory? LI Co Made Workers Pray-Say I Love You: Lawsuit | NBC New York http://t.co/DDEBY1jiRp via @nbcnewyork— Paula J. Mcgill (@AttorneyMcGill) June 12, 2014
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