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Family Law

Family law is the field of law that deals with legal issues related to family relationships. Kresky Law serves the people of metro Atlanta in many areas that directly impact their lives and futures with respect to family matters. Our firm’s family law practice includes work in all of the following fields:

  • Complex and contested high asset and high conflict domestic relations litigation, including divorce, alimony, property division, separate property, child support, and custody
  • Domestic violence cases
  • Contempt proceedings
  • Modifications of custody and support
  • Contested paternity, legitimization, and grandparent rights
  • Drafting and enforcing pre-and postnuptial agreements
  • Trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships
  • Business and real estate litigation related to family law
  • Negotiation, mediations, arbitrations, and trials
  • Post-judgment litigation and appeals


Our divorce practice includes representation in all family contested matters for a resolution that meets our client’s needs. We represent clients in post-divorce modification actions as well as contempt and other enforcement actions, and post-judgment motions and appeals.

Domestic Violence

We help clients obtain temporary and permanent protective orders when they are experiencing threats of bodily harm from or stalking by a family member. We also defend clients who may be the victims of false accusations of domestic violence. Kresky Law is one of the few firms that has had multi-day domestic violence trials and achieved a directed verdict defending a client wrongly accused of domestic violence.

Paternity, Legitimation And Grandparent Rights

If parents are unmarried when a child is born and a dispute arises, court action is sometimes needed to establish paternity or legitimacy. Grandparents may be able to assert a legal right to parenting time or even custody under certain circumstances. Kresky Law represents parents, putative fathers, grandparents, and other interested parties in these critical areas.

Pre And Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements have become increasingly important in high net worth families. Kresky Law is skilled and experienced in drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements that encourage marriage, and if divorce or death occurs, they will stand up in court. Kresky Law also enforces and challenges such agreements in divorce litigation.

Trusts, Guardianships, And Conservatorships

Kresky Law is skilled and experienced in obtaining and challenging guardianships and conservatorships. Trusts are often central in divorce litigation, and Kresky Law both defends and challenges trusts according to the law and facts.

Expertise in High-Net-Worth Divorce Cases

Attorney Caroline Kresky has a high level of experience and expertise in business and civil litigation that informs her family law practice when dealing with parties who have a high net worth or complex financial and/or trust arrangements. Kresky Law routinely works with consultants and experts as needed. Whether working to resolve and settle matters at the negotiating table or taking cases to court, our team has the knowledge, skills and experience needed for a successful resolution. As a dedicated family law practice, we establish close working relationships with our clients, resulting in strong and effective representation of high net worth individuals that is characterized by intelligence, experience, integrity, empathy, and results.

Contact Kresky Law Today

We understand that that divorce and other family issues can be emotionally devastating.  We can help you navigate these complex and delicate matters, always working to minimize stress and strain on you and your loved ones.

Contact our Buckhead office today to schedule your consultation. An initial consultation typically lasts two to three hours, at which we learn about your unique situation, explain the divorce process, review the key legal issues that may arise, and let you know what you might expect. Kresky Law will usually discuss strategies that may be available to achieve your goals. We will also discuss our fees and our retainer and billing procedures.

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