Nathaniel M. Smith opened his law office in 2009.  He was joined by Candace Little in 2014, Rachel Brinson in 2020, and Sean Connor in 2021.

Together, our legal team has served clients with cases all over Georgia.  We handle more divorce and family law than anything else, followed by probate law and estate planning.

We have handled divorce and family law cases, and probate law cases, and other civil cases and criminal defense cases all over Georgia:  in Henry County, DeKalb County, Clayton County, Fayette County, Coweta County, Spalding County, Pike County, Rockdale County, Bartow County, Chatham County, Walton County, Wilkinson County, Jasper County, Hart County, Troup County, Butts County, Fulton County, Newton County, Macon County, Houston County, Monroe County, Marion County, Lamar County, Jackson County, Bibb County, Macon County and Forsyth County.

Our team has experience with cases involving:

  • Adoption (both third party adoptions and stepparent adoptions, contested adoptions and uncontested adoptions)
  • Appeals to the Georgia Supreme Court
  • Appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Contested divorce
  • Uncontested divorce
  • Child custody
  • Visitation establishment and modification
  • Alimony modification
  • Grandparent visitation rights
  • Grandparent custody
  • Child support establishment and modification
  • Guardianship of an adult
  • Guardianship of a minor
  • Conservatorship
  • Drafting wills
  • Probating wills and administering estates
  • Drafting and administering trusts
  • Advance directives for health care
  • Quitclaim deeds
  • Executor’s deeds
  • Administrator’s deeds
  • Defense against misdemeanor criminal charges
  • Probation revocation hearings
  • Contempt (petitioning the court to hold someone in contempt)
  • Contempt (defending against a petition to hold someone in contempt)
  • Temporary protection orders (petitioning the court for a domestic violence or stalking TPO)
  • Temporary protection orders (defending against a domestic violence or stalking TPO petition)
  • Dependency (formerly deprivation) and child neglect/abuse cases in Juvenile Court
  • Paternity: legitimation (establishing paternity)
  • Paternity: legitimation (defending against a legitimation petition)
  • Paternity: setting aside paternity
  • Negotiating mediated settlements
  • Restraining order (other than a family violence or stalking protective order)
  • Business law: disputes (including going to court and litigating about contractual obligations)
  • Business law: drafting contracts, incorporating a new business, dissolving an existing business, and purchasing an existing business.
  • Drafting purchase and sale agreements and other contracts.

Click here for a description of some of our successes in court.