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Representing North Georgia and the Metro Atlanta Area

Providing Legal Counsel Since 1975

The Process of Divorce:

  • The initial complaint is filed
  • Allow 30 days for respondent to answer
  • A temporary hearing may be requested
  • A mediation may be requested
  • A final judgement is made at trial
  • There is no pre-determined time for the divorce process

You've Been Served:

  • Your lawyer must file an answer within 30 Days
  • You may request a temporary hearing
  • You will determine your wishes for custody and property with your attorney
  • A mediation may be necessary 
  • A  final judgement will be made at the trial



Custody & Property:

  • Custody can be contested or uncontested
  • Determining custody can be arduous
  • Your lawyer will explain types of custody agreements
  • Property division is determined by many factors
  • you will need a lawyer to protect your interests in a divorce

You're Being Arrested:

  • Remain calm and respectful
  • Do not speak to officers before speaking to a lawyer (you have the right to remain silent)
  • Remember that you are presumed innocent until proven guilty

Once In Custody:

  • A limited search of your person, property or vehicle may be conducted. (You do not have to comment on items found or questioned by officers)
  • You will be granted phone access to obtain bond and/or a lawyer
  • You may bond out or make bail while you await a court summons

The Criminal Court Process:

  • A DA determines whether you will be charged with a crime
  • Charges are issued or declined
  • A series of appearances and hearings will take place if the process continues to a trial
  • A trial may take place if a plea agreement or plea bargain is not made
  • If you are found guilty, a sentencing will take place
  • Your lawyer may file an appeal after sentencing
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What We Stand For...

Over the years, thousands of injury victims have trusted Abernathy, Price & Associates to battle their injury claims. In fact, many of our clients are referrals from previously satisfied clientele who have faith, and personal experience, in what we have to offer.

At Abernathy, Price & Associates, we believe this trust is earned through hard work and superior legal representation. We understand how the reckless behavior of others harms not only our clients, but their loved ones as well. Our mission is to reduce the stresses involved with seeking justice for these harms, as much as possible. We want our clients to be more free to focus on their overall well-being, and that of their families, in a time of hardship.