AREAS OF PRACTICE
When families are involved with the Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS) due to allegations of abuse or neglect , the parents and the child will need legal presentation to guide them and represent their best interests.
We help you fight for your rights.
Children under the age of 17 that are ccharged with crimes, as juveniles are part of a system that is very different from adult court. You need an experienced attorney that is familiar with juvenile law and can assist your child with the best possible outcome.
SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW
I can assist you with:
securing your child's school files
requesting an evaluation or an IEP meeting
preparing for the IEP eligibility meeting
preparing for the IEP program meeting
attending an IEP meeting
reviewing evaluations and IEP forms before you sign them
researching a specific legal issue that applies to your situation
helping you informally resolve a dispute with the school district
assessing the strength of your case, if you're considering filing a complaint
preparing for and attending hearings
writing post-hearing briefs
preparing a complaint for you to file with the appropriate educational agency, and
representing you in court.
*Attendance at school disciplinary hearings
*Appeals to Georgia Board of Education
GUARDIAN AD LITEM
Are you involved in a parental rights or custody matter? The Guardian Ad Litem can assist the court with looking at the family situation and making a determination of where the child should live, what contact the child should have with the parents and if the child is being harmed.
MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION
Are looking for an alternative to litigation? Mediation or arbitration can assist you to reach a resolution that often times can be less expensive than fully litigating a claim.