Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law

Wins family law, criminal defense and personal injury cases

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Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law has been representing clients in the Augusta, Georgia area for more than 30 years. Mr. Allen assists clients in all areas of family and domestic law, criminal defense and personal injury cases. His practice, which covers Augusta and the surrounding areas, including Richmond, Columbia and Burke Counties, has been located in his present office for more than 25 years. Having served as the elected District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit for two terms, Mr. Allen understands both the prosecution and the defense of criminal cases. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law combines experience, contacts and knowledge of the law with determination to get you the best possible result in your case. He treats clients with compassion and dedication. Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law is dedicated to delivering:

Top quality representation - Richard Allen has been helping clients in cases of family and domestic law, criminal defense and personal injury for more than 30 years. He is thorough and meticulous in his preparation, and often draws on strategies that have been effective in the extensive portfolio of cases he has won for clients.

Outstanding credentials - Mr. Allen was elected and served as the District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit for two terms, so he understands criminal cases from the prosecution side as well as the defense side. Richard E. Allen is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Compassion for clients and their problems - Richard E. Allen understands that his clients are suffering through some of the most tumultuous periods of their lives. He has built a reputation as a lawyer who is both skilled and compassionate and never loses sight of the fact that his clients are people with very real problems.

Superior client service - At Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law, you deal directly with Mr. Allen. He handles each case personally. Recognizing that clients
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Main Office
440 Greene Street
Augusta  GA  30901-1635

Phone
  • 706-724-4466
Fax
  • 706-722-1677
Family
Augusta family law firm advocates for best outcomes
Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law can help. He has served families in Augusta and the surrounding areas in Richmond County and Columbia County for more than 30 years. His family law practice provides legal services in all areas of family law:
-Adoption
-Alimony
-Child custody and visitation
-Child support
-Child support modification and enforcement
-Divorce
-Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
-Mediation
-Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

Adoption:
Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law assists families with all aspects of international and domestic adoptions. He handles the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on your new family member.

Alimony:
Divorce should not lead to financial crises. Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law helps you establish an equitable amount of spousal support.

Child custody and visitation:
Experienced divorce attorney Richard E. Allen protects your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support:
Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law can ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support modification and enforcement:
Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, Richard E. Allen can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Divorce:
Through mediation or litigation, experienced divorce attorney Richard E. Allen can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings:
Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Georgia to protect your parental rights from the interference of government authorities.

Mediation:
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. Richard E. Allen is a skilled negotiator who can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements:
Richard E. Allen, Attorney at Law expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses' interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Richard E. Allen

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Practice areas:
-Family and domestic law
-Criminal defense
-Personal injury

Bar admissions:
Georgia, 1966

Honors:
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Education:
-J.D., Emory University, 1966
-Phi Delta Phi
-B.S., Vanderbilt University, 1963

Professional associations:
-State Bar or Georgia
-Augusta Bar Association
-Augusta Area Trial Lawyers Association
-Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Vice-President 1991-1993)
-Augusta Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Secretary, 1987; President, 1989-1992)

Other professional accomplishments:
-District Attorney, Augusta Judicial Circuit, 1972-1980
-Member, Governor's Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, 1974
-State Crime Commission, 1975-1979

Military service:
U.S. Army Reserve, 1966-1972
Education
  • Emory University
    Juris Doctorate , 1966
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