Charlotte J. Nash Court Building - Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia

Posted by Doug Lewis | Jul 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center (GJAC) is also know as the Gwinnett County courthouse. It is located at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia. In 2021, the Charlotte J. Nash Court Building was completed. There is a parking lot that is connected to the Nash Building (parking is free). The Nash Court Building is connected to GJAC via a breezeway on the first floor.

Name Change Order May Be Required for Georgia Driver's License

Posted by Doug Lewis | Oct 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are new federal requirements that may prevent you from getting your Georgia driver's license renewed if the name on your birth certificate does not exactly match the name on your driver's license regardless of whether you have been able to renew your license for years without any problems. Those same requirements may prevent a new resident from being able to obtain a Georgia driver's license if the name on the birth certificate does not exactly match the name wanted on the new Georgia driver's license.


Posted by Doug Lewis | Jan 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

GWINNETT COUNTY HAS THREE NEW SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES Gwinnett County Superior Court has two new Superior Court judges as of January 1, 2019. Tracey D. Mason is the new Division 9 judge who replaces the Hon. Tom Davis.   Tracie H. Cason is the new Division 2 judge who replaces the Hon. Debra K. Tu...

Gwinnett County Name Change - Notice Publication

Posted by Doug Lewis | Mar 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gwinnett County Name Change Cases require a Notice to be published in the Gwinnett Daily Post on Wednesdays for four (4) consecutive weeks. Once the Notice has been published for the required time then a Publisher's Affidavit is filed with the Gwinnett County Superior Court.


Posted by Doug Lewis | Mar 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

QuitClaim Deeds are required in some divorce cases to transfer the interest in a marital residence from one party to the other party. The QuitClaim Deed is filed with the Gwinnett County Superior Court located at the Gwinnett County courthouse at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia, if the marital residence is located in Gwinnett County.

Georgia Legitimation Law Has Changed (2016)

Posted by Doug Lewis | Jul 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Administrative Acknowledgment of Legitimation Has Been Repealed in Georgia Effective July 1, 2016, there will no longer be Acknowledgment of Legitimation form available that the parents of a child born out of wedlock can sign to indicate their consent that the child may be legitimated.  Prior to...

Gender Marker and Transgender Name Changes

Posted by Doug Lewis | Jul 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

Georgia appellate court grants transgender name change request. The filing and granting of petitions for transgender name changes and gender marker changes are becoming more common in Gwinnett County and in other metro Atlanta counties.

7 Top Reasons to Legally Change Your Name

Posted by Doug Lewis | Feb 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gwinnett County Name Changes - 7 Top Reasons to Change Your Name. There are many situations and life events that may cause you to consider legally changing your name.  Below are seven (7) popular reasons to change your name: Change your name so that it appears the same on all of your important legal documents...

Transfer of Child Custody Case To Gwinnett Juvenile Court

Posted by Doug Lewis | Jan 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some cases filed in Gwinnett County Superior Court involving contested child custody and visitation issues are transferred to Gwinnett County Juvenile Court. When a divorce, legitimation, paternity or custody case is transferred to Gwinnett Juvenile Court the case will be assigned to one of three Gwinnett Juvenile Court judges. The first court appearance that is usually scheduled will be a Pre-Trial Conference with the assigned judge.

Gwinnett Juvenile Court

Posted by Doug Lewis | Jan 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gwinnett Juvenile Court is on the Third Floor of the Gwinnett County Juvenile and Recorder's Court Building located at 115 Stone Mountain Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia. Gwinnett Juvenile Court handles deprived, unruly and delinquent children cases as well as some criminal and custody/divorce matters.


Posted by Doug Lewis | Sep 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

LAWRENCEVILLE MUNICIPAL COURT  The Lawrenceville Municipal Court is located at 70 S. Clayton Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia.  The Municipal Court is located in the Lawrenceville City Hall.  Parking and entry to the Lawrenceville Municipal Court is on the left side of the City Hall Buildi...

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law and Child Custody

Posted by Doug Lewis | Apr 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first post in a series that will discuss the possible effect of Georgia's new medical marijuana law on divorce and child custody in the State of Georgia.  This first post will generally discuss Georgia's new medical marijuana law. Georgia's New Medical Marijuana Law The Georgia stat...

Gwinnett Divorce | Who gets the Dependency Exemption

Posted by Doug Lewis | Apr 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a Gwinnett County Divorce Case who gets the Child Dependency Exemption? Douglas W. Lewis, Lawrenceville Divorce Attorney – serving Gwinnett County and the metro-Atlanta area in Divorce, Family Law, Legitimation, Paternity, Modification, Contempt and Custody cases. Child Dependency Exemption...

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