Edwards Family Law is an established family law practice. We have become known across the Greater Atlanta area for our strong advocacy and results in the area of fathers’ rights. We are committed to standing up for fathers who often do not get a fair shake in custody disputes and child support. Years of focused representation since 2001 in Atlanta area family courts, we understand the tendencies of local judges regarding divorce and custody matters, and we use it to help our clients achieve their goals.

Leading Family Law Attorneys and Fathers’ Rights Advocates

For various reasons, including outdated gender roles and old-fashioned beliefs, fathers are often seen as unwilling or incapable of caring for their children. However, most fathers can provide their children with the same care, affection and parental guidance that a mother can. In fact, there is no presumption in Georgia law that a mother is automatically entitled to custody. Some judges are more traditional than others, but courts can and do award custody to fathers, based on the principle of “the best interest of the child.” Edwards Family Law has been at the forefront of the movement to give deserving fathers a fair shot at custody.

If you are happy with every other weekend with your child, you do not need us. Any decent attorney can sleepwalk through court and get you every other weekend. We represent fathers who are seeking and who deserve more than the traditional parenting time schedule. We have helped stay-at-home dads and working dads win sole custody, primary custody and joint physical custody. We have helped many other fathers win a greater share of visitation (parenting time) than they would normally get.

We do not believe that custody of the children is right for every father; however, every father should have an equal right to custody. If you work 12 hours a day and travel several weeks out of the month, then custody may not be for you, unless the mother is being derelict in her duties. However, if you have played an active role in parenting the children, caring for their needs, attending medical appointments, attending school functions and PTA meetings, then the courts will look at the history and may award you joint custody or even full custody.

If you feel that you would be the better custodial parent, and you have evidence and witnesses to support your case, we can help you. Our Atlanta divorce attorneys have served Georgia for more than a decade, and we will be pleased to put our experience to work for you. Call (770) 854-0777 or contact us online to schedule an appointment with one of our lawyers. We have offices in Lawrenceville and Buckhead.


cutting through confusion and providing clarity

Do I need a Family Lawyer?

Each case is different, but we can share what clients typically struggle with when they make their initial calls to us:

  • My Spouse Wants a Divorce
  • My Marriage Has Fallen Apart And Cannot Be Fixed
  • I Am Expecting a Child Out Of Wedlock
  • I Have Fallen Behind on Child Support Due to Unemployment or salary reduction
  • My Circumstances Have Changed Drastically And Think A Change Of Custody Is Warranted
  • My Ex Announced They Want to Move Away and Take Our Child

How much will my Divorce or Child Custody matter cost me?

The financial aspect of family law matters can be terrifying because it has been known as a black hole of billing with retainers and hourly charges for things like emails and texts. Peel back further uncertainty by Estimating Your Legal Fees.

Flat Fees - No Funny Stuff

While other firms might tell you “there is no way to predict the total cost of a divorce,” we can tell you with certainty that those smoke and mirrors will not be a part of your care at Edwards Family Law. We provide value with a high degree of peace of mind through conscientious costs for our care. Learn more about our Flat Fee Family Law Services.

Fearful of being bogged down in legal fees?

Heard the horror stories about being sucked in with low retainers only to be hit with hidden incremental hourly changes?

We Have The Right Solutions For The Next Chapter of Your Life


At Edwards Family Law, we understand that your life, family, livelihood, and legacy are important to you. They are important to us as well. We are committed to doing everything possible to ensure your identity is respected and that your dignity is preserved throughout the process.

The law prohibits us from guaranteeing the outcome of your case. But, it does not prohibit us from guaranteeing the service you receive. We promise to provide you with the best in customer service and client relations. We have codified our commitment in our Ten Commandments. If we fail to deliver on any of our Ten Commandments at any time during your case, please let us know. We will apologize for our mistake and do what is necessary to fix the problem.

What You Can Expect From Your Experience With Edwards Family Law

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    Clients are not an interruption of our work. They are the purpose of it.
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    Clients will not be charged for calls to their attorney.
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    Each client shall receive aggressive representation combined with incomparable guidance and counsel.
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    Our clients will receive the most courteous and attentive treatment we can give them.
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    Each client will have their telephone call returned within one business day.
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    All of our attorneys shall practice exclusively family law and domestic relations.
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    Our clients are not just a name on a file. We will present each client with an honest assessment of all options to provide them with the best chance of success.
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    Our firm will attend all conferences and Continuing Learning Education Seminars related to the practice of Family Law to ensure that we have access to the most current case law that can affect your and your family's lives.
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    Our firm will employ the latest technology for use in your case, including a secure server where the client's entire paper file is scanned and posted to the server for immediate retrieval by the client.
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    Clients are people who bring us their wants. It is our job to meet those wants.


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