Karen Dove Barr

Karen Dove Barr: Attorney with Erin Muldoon Haug Law Office

Biography

Karen Dove Barr has been practicing law in Savannah since 1977. She became a long distance runner at age 50. Since becoming a long distance runner she has written regularly about various legal and non-legal subjects. Karen is the author of The Legal Soapbox, a monthly advice column for landlords and apartment managers, published in Savannah Apartment Association News and a nature column published monthly in This Week at the Landings. Her articles have been published in Runner’s World, Dog Fancy, Fitness magazine, Savannah Magazine, Coastal Senior, and many other regional and local magazines.
Karen also is a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars, writer’s groups, and organizations whose members are interested in exercise.
Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Family law, divorce, custody, child support, visitation; Criminal law, felonies, misdemeanors, state and federal; Real estate closings, litigation, landlord/tenant; Creditor bankruptcy; Immigration

Areas of Practice (38)

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Law
  • Federal Practice
  • Custody
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Civil and Criminal Trial Practice in All State and Federal Courts
  • Adoptions
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Guardianship
  • Paternity
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Unmarried Couples
  • Visitation Rights
  • Buying or Selling a Home
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Wills and Probate
  • Criminal Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI/DWI
  • Felonies
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanors
  • Parole and Probation
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crime
  • Immigration
  • Creditor Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
912-352-8053  Phone
912-352-7140  Fax
www.karendovebarr.com
www.barrandhaug.com
University Attended:
Mercer University, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1977
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, Georgia
Memberships:
Savannah Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia.
Birth Information:
Macon, Georgia, April 9, 1947
ISLN:
909234742

Peer Reviews

  • 3.2/5.0 (27)
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  • Karen Dove Barr

    5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 06/27/14 in Family Law on 06/27/14

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/07/10 in Divorce on 08/07/10

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.8/5.0 by a Associate on 07/14/14 in Family Law on 07/14/14

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.4/5.0 by a Judge on 10/07/09 in Landlord and Tenant Law on 10/07/09

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/14/14 in Real Estate on 07/14/14

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/27/14 in Family Law on 06/27/14

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/07/09 in Divorce on 10/07/09

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    3.8/5.0 by a Partner on 08/16/10 in General Practice on 08/16/10

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    3.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/07/10 in Divorce on 08/07/10

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    3.6/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 06/27/14 in Criminal Defense on 06/27/14

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Client Reviews

  • 3.6/5.0 (3)
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  • Karen Dove Barr

    5.0/5.0 on 12/28/10 on 12/28/10

    Fast service, excellent customer service and response time.

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    Fast service, excellent customer service and response time.

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    4.8/5.0 on 05/21/12 on 05/21/12

    She was very concerned about the well being of the client. Ensured that my transition was as smooth as possible.

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    She was very concerned about the well being of the client. Ensured that my transition was as smooth as possible.

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  • Karen Dove Barr

    1.0/5.0 on 10/11/17 on 10/11/17

    I found Ms. Barr to be very unorganized, unprepared and unresponsive during the court proceeding before the Judge and the opposing party. Ms. Barr lacked diligence in th...

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    I found Ms. Barr to be very unorganized, unprepared and unresponsive during the court proceeding before the Judge and the opposing party. Ms. Barr lacked diligence in the service provided.

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