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V. Joy Edwards

V. Joy Edwards

The Edwards Law Group
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Georgia
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Regina Irene Edwards
Reviewed by Regina Irene Edwards June 18, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Clients hiring Ms. Edwards will have an attorney they can trust will take care of them and their family.
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Biography

Attorney Edwards is a well known experienced Atlanta divorce attorney and an excellent litigator. This means if your case calls for aggressive litigation skills, Ms Edwards is the perfect advocate for you.

Ms. Edwards spent three years as the Staff Attorney for two judges in the State Court of Cobb County. That experience has been invaluable in helping her hone her litigation skills and courtroom decorum. It is not often that you can find an attorney to represent you who has had experience from both sides of the bench.

After graduating from Law School, Ms. Edwards was employed at a firm in Marietta, Georgia practicing Family Law. Ms. Edwards quickly fell in love with the field and has since dedicated her professional career obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to best represent her clients in every aspect of their case.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Grandparents Visitation
  • Second Parent Adoption
  • LGBTQIA
  • Legitimation
  • Establishment of Paternity
  • Grandparent Custody and Visitation
Video Conferencing
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  • Zoom
  • GoToMeeting
  • WebEx
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Edwards Law Group
- Current
Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge David Darden
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Staff Attorney
State Court of Cobb County - Judge Robert McDuff
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Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. | Law
Activities: International Moot Court
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Huntingdon College
B.A. | Pre-Law
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Awards
A+
Better Business Bureau
Professional Associations
Northwest Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cobb County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia - Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee
Member
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Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy
Graduate
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Four Rights of Children in Divorce
The legal blog of The Edwards Law Group
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
94 Questions Answered
Q. My husband and I been married 5 years he cheated could I get alimony
A: Adultery is just one of the factors the Court can consider when determining if Alimony is appropriate. Consult with an attorney to discuss the entire situation to get a clearer picture on if alimony is appropriate.
Q. Can I get my kids back and force a court to intervene before mother get them back
A: You must file a legitimation action before the Court will award you custody. Is there a Court order giving the grandparents any kind of custodial rights or prohibiting the mother from having contact with the children? You should consult with an attorney to discuss your case and come up with the best legal strategy to get your children back to you.
Q. Which county do I file for divorce?
A: Yes he can be served in jail. Since he's just in jail, not prison, that's usually not the last know residence. Gwinnett may be the better place for correct venue. You should consult with an attorney on how to best move your case forward.
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Contact & Map
The Edwards Law Group
3621 Vinings Slope
Office Suite 4300
Atlanta, GA 30339
Telephone: (770) 723-7211
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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