This web site is designed to reach out to those parents that are seeking the legal advice and services of a special education attorney. A special education attorney can provide you useful and helpful information on the educational rights of your child with disabilities. There are several federal laws that address the rights of families of children with disabilities. These laws are the Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Education Act of 2004, (“IDEA”), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (“Section 504), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). This website will give you information and resources on these special education laws. This website will give you information on practical things you can do as parents to prepare for Individualized Educational Program (“IEP”) meetings. You will learn information on how to request an evaluation of your child. You will learn information on assert your legal rights such filing a state complaint, filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, and filing a complaint for due process with the Office of State Administrative Hearing (“OSAH”). This website will also give you information on how to retain the services of a special education attorney for your child with a disability. To retain my services, please contact me at the telephone number of email address listed on this website. I am wiling to meet with potential clients in my office. I also travel anywhere in the state of Georgia to represent families of children with disabilities, and on other types of cases depending on the circumstances.
My law practice also includes representation of clients in domestic relations matters involving divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, division of property, contempt and related family law matters; in criminal cases involving misdemeanors and felonies in state court; in administrative hearings involving unemployment compensation, Fair Dismissal Act and other employment cases, and school disciplinary hearings; in appeals from state and federal courts; in the probate of estates and drafting of wills; and general civil practice involving hearings, and trials in state and federal courts.