Practice Areas

Mr. Hippe handles all areas of domestic practice:  from uncontested divorces, to full contested divorce actions, to paternity and legitimation actions, to post divorce modification and contempt actions.

More specifically, Atlanta family law attorney Russell Hippe’s domestic practice includes the following:

Counseling clients on whether and when to file divorce;

Advising clients on how to best protect themselves prior to a divorce filing;

Counseling on how best to minimize costs and attempt to secure an uncontested divorce;

Drafting and filing of all documents required to secure an uncontested divorce; 

Representation of clients in contested matters involving temporary hearings and trials of contested custody, child support, alimony, property division cases – all aspects of the trial of the divorce – (often all matters of a divorce are contested);

Helping clients secure Temporary Restraining Orders for their safety and peace of mind;

Paternity and Legitimation Actions;

Post divorce litigation including contempt and modification actions – both custody modifications and support modifications;

Mr. Hippe has experience dealing with the Department of Family and Children’s Services and had dealt successfully with their agents in the trial of custody cases;  and

Mr. Hippe has specific trial experience with challenging custodial matters where he has prevailed in multi day trials and successfully protected his client’s parental rights. He has dealt successfully at trial with adversarial guardians. He has experience with complex business valuations and complex property division matters involving trusts and corporate entities.