Joan E. Smith

Representative Experience

Background Information

Joan’s domestic litigation practice includes actions for divorce and post-divorce issues of custody, child support, alimony and equitable division; the legitimation of children born out of wedlock, termination of parental rights and adoption; appellate work in Georgia and South Carolina concerning all of these disputes, and frequent UCCJEA jurisdictional disputes between a parent in Georgia or South Carolina and a parent in another state. Joan is licensed to practice in all State appellate courts in Georgia and South Carolina, and in Federal court in South Carolina.