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V. Joy Edwards

V. Joy Edwards

THE Atlanta Family Law Firm
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Georgia
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Biography

Attorney Edwards is a well known experienced Atlanta divorce attorney and an excellent litigator. This means if your case calls for aggressive litigation skills, Ms Edwards is the perfect advocate for you.

Ms. Edwards spent three years as the Staff Attorney for two judges in the State Court of Cobb County. That experience has been invaluable in helping her hone her litigation skills and courtroom decorum. It is not often that you can find an attorney to represent you who has had experience from both sides of the bench.

After graduating from Law School, Ms. Edwards was employed at a firm in Marietta, Georgia practicing Family Law. Ms. Edwards quickly fell in love with the field and has since dedicated her professional career obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to best represent her clients in every aspect of their case.

Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. | Law
Activities: International Moot Court
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Huntingdon College
B.A. | Pre-Law
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Edwards Law Group
- Current
Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge David Darden
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Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge Robert McDuff
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Four Rights of Children in Divorce
The legal blog of The Edwards Law Group
Awards
A+
Better Business Bureau
Professional Associations
Northwest Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia - Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee
Member
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Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy
Graduate
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Practice Areas
    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
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Grandparents Visitation
  • Second Parent Adoption
  • LGBTQIA
  • Legitimation
  • Establishment of Paternity
  • Grandparent Custody and Visitation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Any way for a father to get custody of his son back after signing away his rights as he was battling cancer?
A: Wow! That sounds like a tough situation. There is possibly a path to the father regaining custody. It sounds like a modification of parenting time action is the best route to go. The father should consult with an attorney to discuss how to best navigate the system to get time back with his son.
Q. In Georgia. Custody court. Non married. Do I have to pay the opposing attorney fees
A: It depends. It is not automatic that you would have to, but there are factors that may lead to that result. Consult with an attorney to get more info.
Q. In the state of Georgia, does the husband get better treatment if the wife files for divorce?
A: This is false. Consult with experienced legal counsel to discuss the best course of action for your INDIVIDUAL case.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
The Edwards Law Group
3621 Vinings Slope
Office Suite 4300
Atlanta, GA 30339
Telephone: (770) 723-7211
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed