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John Welsh II

Law Office of John L. Welsh II
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Social Security Disability ...
  • Georgia
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Summary

* Graduate of Emory University School of Law. Dean's Award for Public Service;
* Former member of the Emory University School of Law Trial Techniques Faculty;
* Practicing primarily in the North Georgia, Metro Atlanta Area for over 25 years as a Solo-Practitioner before the Probate Courts, Juvenile Courts, & Superior Courts in most of the counties of Georgia;
* Former Special Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS) for in their Child & Adult Protective Services cases;
* Primary Focused on:
* Estate Planning which includes the creation & administration of Trusts (all types including Special Needs Trust), Wills, Advance Directives for Healthcare and/or Powers of Attorney for Financial Affairs;
* Probate Court & Juvenile Court on Guardianships and/or Conservatorships of Adults and Minors, often Court Appointed by the Probate Court to act as Guardian ad Litem or Attorney for the Incapacitated Adults;
* Family matters in Superior Courts such as Divorce, Custody, & Child Support. Often appointed by Superior Court Judges as Guardian ad Litem in disputed Child Custody/Visitation matters.

Education
Emory University School of Law
J.D. (1993)
Honors: Dean's Public Service Award
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Professional Experience
Owner/Lead Attorney
Law Office of John L. Welsh II
Current
* Former member of the Emory University School of Law Trial Techniques Faculty; * Former Special Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS) for in their Child & Adult Protective Services cases; * Estate Planning which includes the creation & administration of Trusts (all types including Special Needs Trust), Wills, Advance Directives for Healthcare and/or Powers of Attorney for Financial Affairs; * Probate Court & Juvenile Court on Guardianships and/or Conservatorships of Adults and Minors; * Court Appointed by the Probate Court to act as Guardian ad Litem or Attorney for Incapacitated Adults and/or Involuntary Committal Proceedings; * Family matters in Superior Courts such as Divorce, Custody, & Child Support. * Often appointed by Superior Court Judges as Guardian ad Litem in disputed Child Custody/Visitation matters.
Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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11th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Initial consultation/interview for those seeking representation, or for a consultation only the first 1/2 hour is free. For those that need more than 1/2 hr, $125.00/1/2 hr after the first 1/2 hr. Those that subsequently hire me will receive a credit for consultation fees paid (up to $250.00) on their account.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    A list of fees/retainers is available on request.
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

  • Elder Law

  • Social Security Disability

  • Family Law

    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law

  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Probate

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests

Contact & Map
Law Office of John L. Welsh II
538 Scenic Highway North
P. O. Box 986
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Telephone: (678) 682-3871
Fax: (678) 629-3236