Katherine M. Wheat

Katherine M. Wheat: Attorney with McGarity & Efstration, LLC
  • Associate at McGarity & Efstration, LLC (3 Attorneys)
  • 1305 Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Suite 100, Buford, GA 30519
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Recipient, Jurisprudence Award in Wills & Trusts, 2012. Recipient, Jurisprudence Award in Domestic Violence, 2012. Managing Editor, MSU Journal of Business & Securities Law, 2012-2013. Katherine Wheat graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. Prior to entering the legal profession, Katherine worked as a researcher and writer for various non-fiction authors. She contributed to trade books appearing on both The New York Times Best Sellers’ list and The Wall Street Journal’s list of Best-Selling Books. Katherine received her Juris Doctor degree in 2013 from Michigan State University, graduating Cum Laude.

While earning her Juris Doctorate degree, Katherine received awards for her analysis of domestic violence and spousal communication issues in Georgia and for her work in Wills and Trusts. She also served as Managing Editor for the Journal of Business & Securities Law and interned with The Honorable Judge Carla McMillian in the State Court of Fayette County.

In 2013 Katherine joined a large Family Law firm serving the Greater Atlanta Area. She also gained legal experience in the areas of Elder Law, Wills & Trusts, and Real Estate Law prior to joining The McGarity Group in 2016.

Katherine has assisted in the successful mediation and litigation of a variety of family law cases, including divorce, child custody, and modification of child support. She strives to make the family law process a little easier for her clients by guiding them through the various stages of litigation and helping to determine the best strategy for their individual cases.

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Military Divorce
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Parenting Time
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
470-310-2238  Phone
770-932-8477  Phone
770-932-8437  Fax
University Attended:
Georgia Southern University, B.S., 1998
Law School Attended:
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2013
Year of First Admission:
2013, Georgia Bar; 2014, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2014, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia 2014; 2014, Georgia Court of Appeals 2014
State Bar of Georgia (Attorney Member, Sections on: Family Law; Real Property Law); American Bar Association (Member, Section on: Litigation); Forsyth County Bar Association; Gwinnett County Bar Association; Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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