Ellaretha Coleman

Ellaretha Coleman

Helping People Through Their Most Difficult Trials
  • Divorce, Family Law, Insurance Claims
  • Florida, Georgia
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Summary

Ellaretha Coleman is an accomplished litigation attorney with experience defending the rights and best interests of individuals throughout the Atlanta-metropolitan area, as well as the state of Florida. Ms. Coleman has substantial experience in the areas of Family Law, Divorce Law, and Custody. Ms. Coleman has been widely applauded by both clients and peers for her written and oral advocacy skills, but it is her genuine and personable approach towards client relationships which has most distinguished her. A talented and business-savvy entrepreneur, Ms. Coleman continues to diversify her practice to ensure the fulfillment of every client's needs. Ms. Coleman ensures that each client receives the benefit of having the influence and experience of a full-service law firm, with the personal attention of a small firm. Ms. Coleman is passionate about helping people through some of the most difficult experiences of their life, which is why she choose to focus her firm on family law. This area is very personal to her. As a child of divorced parents, Ms. Coleman is well aware of how a divorce can impact not just the couple, but the children as well. She works hard to help parents navigate this difficult time, while insulating the children as much as possible.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Georgia
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
E. Jones & Associates, LLC
- Current
Staff Attorney
Alston & Bird LLP
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Associate Attorney
Phelps Dunbar, LLP
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Education
Howard University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
University of Central Florida
B.A. (2002) | Political Science
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Awards
Georgia's 10 Best Female Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Legal Elite
Georgia Trend Magazine
Georgia's 10 Best Female Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 100
The National Black Lawyers
Top 40 Attorneys Under 40
National Bar Association
Professional Associations
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Florida Justice Association
Member
- Current
Atlanta Bar Association
Member
- Current
State Bar of Georgia # 404051
Member
- Current
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
Member
- Current
Florida State Bar # 18151
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Navigating the Divorce Maze
Speaking Engagements
Smooth Operators: The Business of Law, Solo Small Firm Symposium, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers
Solo/Small Firm Question and Answer--Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned Along the Way, Solo Small Firm Symposium, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers
Vacancy and Unoccupancy - Its Effects on Claims & Loss, First Party Claims Conference, Warwick, RI
National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
Building a Sustainable Law Practice, 2015 Law & Culture Symposium, Trinadad
Certifications
Georgia Trial Skills Clinic 2010
Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Depositions College
American Association of Justice
Websites & Blogs
Website
Videos
How Do I Know If My Loss or Damage Is Covered? | Insurance Law Attorney FL & GA | Ellaretha Coleman

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

Are You Entitled To Spousal Support? How Much Will You Receive? | Atlanta Family Law Attorney

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit Against My Insurance Company? | Insurance Law GA & South FL

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

What Factors are Used in Determining Child Custody? | Family Law Attorney Atlanta

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

What Are the Most Common Mistakes People Make When Filing Their Insurance Claim? | GA & South FL

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

Meet Attorney Ellaretha Coleman | Insurance Law | E. Jones & Associates | Georgia and South Florida

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...

9 Critical Steps for Women Filing for Divorce | Atlanta Family Law Attorney | E. Jones & Associates

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

E. Jones & Associates | Ellaretha Coleman | Atlanta Family Law Attorney

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404) 800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...

Meet Attorney Ellaretha Coleman | Family Law | E. Jones & Associates | Atlanta GA

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404) 800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...

Behind the Scenes with E. Jones & Associates | Atlanta Family Law | GA & FL Insurance Coverage

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...

Legal Answers
571 Questions Answered

Q. How can I get my daughter for the summer if my ex wife say no? I have joint custody with visitation.
A: If your parenting plan provides that you have your daughter during the summer and your ex-wife is not permitting the visitation to occur, you can file a motion for contempt against her. However, if the parenting plan does not give you parenting time with the chid for the summer, you will need to file a petition to modify visitation to alter the parenting plan.
Q. How am I been charge for battery if my daughter fought me and I had to defuse the problem by taken her to the floor
A: The responding officers make the decision on who, if anyone, to charge when responding to a call. You need to speak to a criminal defense attorney regarding your defense of self defense and how it may affect your case now that you have been charged.
Q. How can I accept a settlement agreement and still file a response to a uncontested divorce petition?
A: You can still enter into a settlement agreement even if you dispute the allegations as raised in the complaint for divorce.
Q. How do I get rights to my ex girlfriends child without her giving up her rights and I'm a female also
A: You are only going to be able to have a relationship with the child to the extent the mother allows you to. There is no avenue for you to obtain legal rights to the child absent a step-parent adoption.
Q. Divorce contempt definition of does not wish to sanction him at this time means?
A: I agree with my colleague. Without seeing the entire order to determine context, we would not be able to answer this question.
Q. how many month separate need for divorce in Georgia Mcdonough
A: There is no required time period for separation prior to the entry of divorce. However, once the divorce is filed, it must be pending for at least 31 days prior to the entry of the final divorce decree.
Q. My son’s last day of high school is May 22nd but his graduation is on May 24th
A: You are still responsible for support for the month of May.
Q. Georgia, divorce filed, no court order, mother takes son 18 mo, denies father any contact, 2weeks so far, is this legal?
A: You need to request a temporary hearing to put a temporary parenting plan in place.
Q. Can a child support agreement outside of court be an argument against paying arrears?
A: You should contact the attorney who drew up the agreement for you. This may be a circumstance where a motion to enforce settlement agreement may be appropriate. The agreement may also provide an argument against whether your failure to pay the previously order support amount is willful.
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Atlanta Office
101 Marietta Street NorthWest
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA
Telephone: (404) 998-8807
Fax: (404) 478-8458