The Adams-Carter Law Firm, P.C.

Serving the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area

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Firm Overview

The office of Adams-Carter Law Firm, The practices law in Decatur, Georgia and DeKalb Co.

Our entire staff is dedicated to helping clients with their legal matters regarding:
-Family Law including Prenuptial
-Postnuptial and Separation agreements
-Contested and uncontested divorce cases involving child custody

Please contact our Decatur law firm with questions about your legal issue. Provide as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney/client relationship, it will allow our legal team to begin an assessment of your case.

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We can assist you in the following matters:

FAMILY LAW:
- Divorce
- Separation (including Separation Agreements)
- Paternity and Legitimation
- Child Custody, Support, and Visitation
- Alimony
- Division of Marital Debt and Property
- Post Divorce issues, including Contempt or modification of child support
- Adoption
- Premarital/Prenupital Agreements
- Domestic Violence

WILLS:
- Preparation of Last Will and Testament or Codicils
- Advance Directives (Living Will and Health Care Powers of Attorney)
- Regular Powers of Attorney

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES:
- Filing on behalf of Executor of Will
- Filing for Administrator of Estate where there is no will
- Guardianships
- Assist Executor of Administrator in carrying out duties and transferring property
- Twelve Month's support and other Probate Documents

PERSONAL INJURY:
- Automobile Accident cases




We accept credit cards.
Main Office

Main Office
315 West Ponce De Leon Avenue
Suite 850
Decatur  GA  30030

Phone
  • 404.378.1711
Fax
Child Custody
The law office of Adams-Carter will represent your Child Custody legal matters.
Practice Areas
-Adoption
-Alimony
-Changes in custody
-Child support
-Collaborative Law March 2009
-Contested and uncontested divorce cases involving child custody
-Equitable division of property
-Family Law including Prenuptial
-Modification of Orders Actions involving increase or decrease in child support and alimony
-Paternity and Legitimation actions and Family Violence Restraining Order
-Postnuptial and Separation agreements
Divorce
The law office of Adams-Carter will represent your Divorce legal matters.
Practice Areas
-Adoption
-Alimony
-Changes in custody
-Child support
-Collaborative Law March 2009
-Contested and uncontested divorce cases involving child custody
-Equitable division of property
-Family Law including Prenuptial
-Modification of Orders Actions involving increase or decrease in child support and alimony
-Paternity and Legitimation actions and Family Violence Restraining Order
-Postnuptial and Separation agreements
Family
The law office of Adams-Carter will represent your Family legal matters.
Practice Areas
-Adoption
-Alimony
-Changes in custody
-Child support
-Collaborative Law March 2009
-Contested and uncontested divorce cases involving child custody
-Equitable division of property
-Family Law including Prenuptial
-Modification of Orders Actions involving increase or decrease in child support and alimony
-Paternity and Legitimation actions and Family Violence Restraining Order
-Postnuptial and Separation agreements

L. Katherine Adams-Carter

Practice Areas
-Practice Areas
-Personal Injury
-Family Law
-Probate
-Wills
-Estates

Admitted: 1986, Georgia

Law School: Mercer University, J.D.

Member: Dekalb, Atlanta (Member, Family Law Section; Board of Directors, Small Firm Section; Sub-Committee Chair, Perkerson Playground Project) and American Bar Association; Georgia Association for Women Lawyers; Dekalb Volunteer Lawyers Association; Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court

Biography: Phi Chi Thera. Member: Mercer Law Review, 1984-1986; Moot Court Board, 1984-1986; Charles Weltner Inn of Court. Recipient, Ty Cobb Scholarship; Class of '74 Scholarship. Internship: Bibb County District Attorney's Office, Summer 1984; State of Georgia Attorney General's Office, Summer 1985. Clerk, Brenton Law Office, Fall 1985-June 1986. Publications: "O.C.G.A. 24-3-2: Evidence to Explain Conduct and Ascertain Motive Gets Disciplined," Mercer Law Review Volume 36, Number 2, Winter 1985. Has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Attorneys.

Born: Albany, Georgia
Education
  • Mercer University
    Juris Doctorate
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