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JoAnna Smith
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JoAnna Smith

The Law Offices of JoAnna J. Smith, LLC

Atlanta, GA

Contact Information

Licenses

Authority Year
Georgia

Fee Types

Pro Bono

Languages

English

Practice Areas

Family

About JoAnna Smith

Working as a doula (a birth support person) before law school, JoAnna developed a passion for providing the information and support families needed to get through a life-changing and challenging time. Now JoAnna applies those skills and that passion to helping Georgians successfully navigate their family law issues from divorce, custody and child support to guardianship, protective orders and name changes. Whatever your family law issue, JoAnna will be your support and guide through the whole process.

Licenses

Authority Year
Georgia

Fee Types

Pro Bono

Languages

English

Education

School Degree Graduation year
Emory Law School JD 2014
Rollins School of Public Health MPH (Health Policy) 2014

Contact Information

The Law Offices of JoAnna J. Smith, LLC

229 Peachtree Street Northeast
International Tower - Suite 450
Atlanta, GA

Lawyers for Equal Justice Services Offered by JoAnna

Child support modification

Modify an existing child support agreement. As time goes by, changes to the child support arrangement may be required to accommodate changes in situation.


Guardianship

Establish a guardianship. In this legal proceeding the court can appoint an agent (the guardian) and gives that person authority to make decisions on behalf of another person (the ward).


Separation Agreement

Put in place a separation agreement. This agreement helps two partners who decided to separate resolve such matters as division of property and debts, child custody and support.


Name Change

Legally change your name or a minor’s name by getting a court order, allowing you to change your legal name on government-issued identification documents such as your driver's license, passport, and social security card.


Modification of parenting plan

Modify an existing parenting plan. As time goes by, changes to the parenting plan may be required to accommodate changes in situation.


Uncontested divorce

End a marriage in a cost-effective, dignified manner. An uncontested divorce is possible if both spouses have reached agreement on issues such as property division, child support, and other financial issues.


Advanced Health Care Directive

State your health care preferences to your physician, family and friends. This includes types of special treatment you want or don't want at the end of life, preferences relating to diagnostic and surgical procedures and organ donation.


Power of attorney

Grant someone an authorization to act on your behalf in personal, business or other matters.


Will

Get a will in place. Determine beneficiaries for your assets, appoint guardians for minor children and make sure that your wishes are carried out.