"Go ahead. Dream. Plan.
I Focus on the Family Law So You Can Focus on the Family."

At The Manely Firm, P.C., we have achieved an unparalleled level of success. We have unanimous victories in our trials in the Georgia Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition, we also have won at international trials and appeals, including in before the Supreme Court of Costa Rica.

Our offices have an exclusive focus on family law with particular skill handling the unique area of international family law. We work tirelessly to secure the outcomes that our clients need most. We treat every case with our full attention, respect, and effort.

The family law attorneys at our firm will use the most effective and intelligent strategies to protect your best interests through every step of your case. If you have a family law matter that needs resolution, you can rest assured knowing we will be there to walk you through every step of the process and get results you will be happy with.

Contact The Manely Firm today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Family Law

  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Contempt of Court
  • Modification of Court Orders
  • Domestication of Foreign Judgments
  • Family Law Appeals
  • Fertility Law
  • Mediation
  • Infidelity
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Paternity & Legitimation
  • Same-Sex Partnership Agreements
  • Stepparent & Relative Adoption
  • Guardian Ad Litem Work
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation
  • Fathers' Rights
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Mothers' Rights
  • Family Violence
  • Orders of Protection
  • Restraining Orders
  • Divorce
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Division of Marital Assets & Debt
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Financial Affidavits
  • Valuation of Assets

Call today at 770-421-0808 to arrange your consultation.

Attorney Michael Eric Manely

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2013


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Gracepointe Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service (December 2016), 1988
  • GSU College of Law Named Classroom, Michael and Shelia Manely Classroom (June 2015)
  • GSU College of Law Student Public Interest Law Association Serving Others and Achieving Results (SOAR) Award (April 2014)
  • Cobb Legal Aid Pro Bono Award (2009)
  • Mary Beth Tinker Award, Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, American University Washington College of Law (May 2005)
  • Georgia Mock Trial Champion, 1988
  • Georgia Mock Trial Champion, 1989
  • State of Georgia Bar Association, Family Law Section and Environmental Law Section, Member
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member
  • Marietta Business Association, Member
  • Georgia State University College of Law Alumni Association, Organizer, Cobb County branch
  • Georgia State University College of Law Alumni Society, Past President
  • International Society of Family Law
  • The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • The American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Internation Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Primary)
  • German

Office Locations

Atlanta Office
Atlanta, GA 30309

Cumming Office
102 Mary Alice Park Rd
Suite 602
Cumming, GA 30040
Lawrenceville Office
148 S Clayton Street
Ste. B
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Marietta Office
211 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Savannah Office
128 Habersham St
Savannah, GA 31401

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  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

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Family Law Since 2022
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