Family Law

Family legal issues can be especially difficult for many people. Along with the physical and financial changes that often come in your personal life when you face legal disputes with family members, there is also a good deal of emotional upheaval, which can make legal issues involving family feel especially overwhelming. When you face legal problems with your family, having an attorney with ample experience in the area of family law can make all the difference. For nearly two decades, Melissa Sanford has made family law the focus of her practice. She can help you face your family legal issues head on, seeing you through the process as efficiently as possible and working toward a satisfactory outcome for you and your loved ones.

Fayetteville, GA Family Law

Many different legal proceedings fall under the banner of family law. These include:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Child Support
  • Legitimation
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Name Changes

Whether you are going through a divorce or adopting, emotions run high. The simpler the legal and court process is, the less stressful it is for everyone involved.

If you are dreading a family legal issue in your life, the good news for you is that many family legal issues are less complicated than they might seem. Divorce, child custody, and child support, for instance, can often be handled through mediation, without the need to go to court at all. Using mediation takes less time, is less costly, and keeps your familial legal issues private.

Sometimes, however, court is necessary. With her years of experience, Ms. Sanford recognizes when mediation or court will prove the most effective means of getting your desired outcome, and she will represent you diligently, whether behind the scenes or in a courtroom.

Family Law Attorney in Fayette and Surrounding Counties

With her office in Fayetteville, Melissa Sanford has access to clients in many Georgia counties, including Fayette, Coweta, Spalding, Pike, Upson, Carroll, Clayton, and South Fulton. When you seek representation for a family legal issue south of Atlanta, Sanford Law Firm will provide you the best legal counsel, and strong, dedicated defense in the event of a trial. Family legal issues are always hard, but having an attorney who understands what you’re going through can make it just a little easier.

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