Smith & Little, P.C.

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Nathaniel M. Smith opened his law office in 2009.  He was joined by Candace Little in 2014 and by Rachel Brinson in 2020.  From their office locations in Decatur and McDonough, they have served over a thousand clients with legal matters occurring all over the State of Georgia. They have served clients who live in Georgia, clients who live in other states, and clients who live in other countries and have legal matters to resolve in Georgia.

We have experience with cases involving:

  • Administering trusts and estates
  • Adoption
  • Advance directives for health care
  • Alimony modification
  • Appeals to the Georgia Supreme Court
  • Appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Business law: drafting contracts, purchase and sale agreements, and also resolving disputes by way of negotiations and litigation.
  • Child custody disputes
  • Child support establishment and modification
  • Contempt (both petitioning the court to hold someone in contempt and defending against a petition to hold someone in contempt)
  • Contested divorce
  • Drafting Deeds: quitclaim deeds, executor’s deeds, administrator’s deeds, both simple and complex deeds, including preparing legal descriptions for deeds based on plats and surveys
  • Drafting wills and preparing trusts
  • Grandparent visitation rights
  • Guardianship and conservatorship of an adult
  • Guardianship of a minor
  • Juvenile Court: Dependency actions (formerly known as deprivation actions — child neglect/abuse cases DFACS)
  • Legitimation and paternity
  • Misdemeanor defense
  • Negotiating and mediating settlements
  • Probating wills and administering estates
  • Probation revocation hearings and compliance/warrant issues
  • Setting aside paternity
  • Temporary protection orders (petitioning the court for a domestic violence or stalking TPO, and also defending against a domestic violence or stalking TPO petition), and also restraining orders other than TPOs.
  • Uncontested divorce
  • Visitation establishment and modification