Robert W. Hughes & Associates P.C.

We consider you, our client, part of our legal team. Here we offer you insight into how we conduct our practice. We explain key legal issues. The more you know about the law & how it affects you, the better we can work together to solve legal proble

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Firm Overview

Estate Administration which includes the following:
Probate of wills
Will litigation
Letters of Administration
Executor/Administrator representation
Annual returns
Year's Support Petitions
Estate administration
Guardianships
Conservatorships
Representation of omitted heirs

Estate Planning for Individuals which includes the following:

Wealth transfers
Planning for transfer of business interests
Estate tax planning
Charitable giving
Gifts during life (inter vivos transfers)
Charitable trusts
Uniform Gifts to Minors Act transfers
Will planning and preparation
Trust instrument planning and preparation
Living Wills
Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care
Financial Powers of Attorney

Family law which includes the following:

Name changes
Divorces
Modifications of child support
Legitimations
Paternity

Civil litigation

Real property conflicts
Personal property conflicts
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Commercial litigation
Legal Malpractice
Contract Disputes

Business planning and formation

Preventive Law
Organizational structures appropriate to business needs and goals
Advice regarding internal business organizational agreements and legal documentation requirements
Incorporations
Chapter C
Subchapter S
Professional Corporations
Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
Shareholder and member agreements
Reorganizations
Asset purchase agreements
Stock purchase agreements
Employment agreements
Business contracts
Planning for transfer of business interests

Main Office

Main Office
2415 West Park Place Blvd
Stone Mountain  GA  30087

Phone
  • (770) 469-8887
Fax
  • 6786806095
Probate
We can resolve your probate issues throughout the State of Georgia. Call us for immediate help
Robert W. Hughes & Associates has the Best knowledge and Experience to find the best legal answers for you.

Probate
Elder Law
Business Law
Personal Injury
Estate Planning
Consumer Law
Divorce
Family Law
Appeals & Appellate

Probate of wills
Will litigation
Letters of Administration
Executor/Administrator representation
Annual returns
Year’s Support Petitions
Estate administration
Guardianships
Representation of omitted

Estate taxplanning
Charitable giving
Gifts during life (inter vivos transfers)
Charitable trusts
Uniform Gifts to Minors Act transfers
Will planning and preparation
Trust instrument planning and preparation
Living Wills
Durable Powers of Attorney for
Health Care
Financial Powers of Attorney
Probate





Estate Planning
We consider you, our client, part of our team.

We are a full service law firm that handles life's most common legal issues
Estate planning

Planning for transfer of wealth
Planning for transfer of business interests
Estate taxplanning
Charitable giving
Gifts during life (inter vivos transfers)
Charitable trusts
Uniform Gifts to Minors Act transfers
Will planning and preparation
Trust instrument planning and preparation
Living Wills
Durable Powers of Attorney for
Health Care
Financial Powers of Attorney

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We want you to feel comfortable and confident working with Robert W. Hughes & Associates. So we would like to give you a closer look at our approach to the law.

Here, we offer you insight into how we conduct our practice. We also explain key legal issues. The more you know about the law and how it affects you, the better we can work together as a team to solve and even prevent legal problems.

Robert Hughes formed his firm after working for years in his own family owned business. He has keen insights into the dynamics of family members working together as well as helping resolve family disputes. This insight led from assisting family owned corporations to assisting families with resolving family disputes caused by the death of a family member.

Our legal team is well informed on the state of the law for these types of disputes. Additionally, we have empathy for our clients and show the compassion neccessary to handle these sensitive issues for our clients.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Robby Hughes received the Gwinnett County Bar Association Pro Bono Project Award in 1993, and he earned the 10 Year Award from the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Saturday Lawyer Program in 2001.

Robby is licensed to practice in the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and the 11th District Court of Appeals.

Robby has been permitted to appear in the following jurisdictions:

Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
Federal Court of Appeals, 11th District
Federal Court, Northern District of Illinois-Eastern Division (special instances)
trial courts of the 18th Judicial Circuit of Florida (special instances)
Florida Courts of Appeal, 3rd and 5th districts (special instances)


What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Hughes & Associates has assembled a group of lawyers with broad and deep experience.

My firm is a small firm specializing in superior service to our clients. Prior to practicing law, I owned a large printing, publishing company that I sold.

My team consists of three lawyers,a paralegal and Office Manager/legal Assistant who are dedicated to our clients matter. We are technologically savvy and communicate with our clients via email where possible.

Robert W. Hughes, Jr.

Robby Hughes is a down-to-earth lawyer with a foundation in Probate, Estate and small business. He understands the daily challenges that people face and gives them the legal advice they need in probate and estate planning.

Robby began practicing law in 1992 after earning a J.D. degree at Georgia State University College of Law. Prior to putting himself through law school, he was a co-founder and owner of his family's publishing business, Network Publications, Inc. Robby worked at Network Publications from its inception in 1979 until 1989.

During his time in business, Robby realized how tough it was for small businesses to get good legal advice. He and his family spent thousands of dollars dealing with legal issues they could have avoided with proper legal counsel. Robby also learned first-hand what it means to operate a small business. "
License
  • Bar Number: 376311
    Georgia , 1992
Education
  • Georgia State University College of Law
    Law -JD - Juris Doctor , 1992
    Robby began practicing law in 1992 after earning a J.D. degree at Georgia State University College of Law. Prior to putting himself through law school, he was a co-founder and owner of his family’s printing business, Network Publications, Inc. Robby worked at Network Publications from its inception in 1979 until 1989.

  • Florida State University
    BS - Bachelor of Science , 1977
    Hotel and Restaurant Management
    Prior to putting himself through law school, he was a co-founder and owner of his family’s printing business, Network Publications, Inc. Robby worked at Network Publications from its inception in 1979 until 1989.

Lauren Bryant

Lauren Bryant attended the University of Georgia, graduating Magna cum laude in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. She attended Florida State University College of Law for the 2005-2006 school year, where she was a member of the Moot Court Team, the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy and the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. Lauren transferred to Georgia State University College of Law in 2006 and received her Juris Doctor in 2008.

Prior to attending law school, Lauren advocated for adults with developmental disabilities. While in law school, Lauren worked as an intern for the Georgia Advocacy Office, a non-profit specializing in assisting and advocating for individuals labeled as disabled or mentally ill. Her passion for advocacy led her to become a Guardian ad litem, representing the interests of children and adults in varying litigation matters. Lauren also does a significant amount of court-appointed work for the Gwinnett County Probate Court. She received recognition from the Georgia Pro Bono Project in 2009 and 2010 for providing legal services for low income Georgians. She is experienced in handling all types of legal matters, from domestic matters, to representing small businesses and drafting complex Special Needs Trusts.

Education
  • University of Georgia
    Bachelor of Arts , 2004
    Criminal Justice major.
  • University of Georgia
    Bachelor of Science , 2004
    Psychology major.
  • Georgia State University
    Juris Doctor , 2008

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