Privacy Policy

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Criminal Law

Horne and Griffis specializes in felony and misdemeanor representation providing clients with top notch plea negotiations and defense at trial. We practice in Newnan, Georgia and the surrounding counties, in State, Superior, Juvenile, and Federal Courts. FELONY A felony is a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than one year.  A felony conviction on your…

DUI in Georgia 101

Most any attorney will admit that a DUI case is more complicated than a murder case. It is for this reason that a skilled DUI attorney is crucial in obtaining a favorable result. Every DUI arrest requires a police officer to correctly follow specific procedures before making an arrest. Any mistake in procedure or an…

Bankruptcy

At Horne and Griffis, our attorneys have decades of experience representing individual and corporate clients in chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies in Georgia. As debtors’ counsel, our attorneys represent clients in filing individual Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies.  Our Newnan law firm also represents corporate clients in need of chapter 7 and 11…

Civil Law

Civil law courts in Georgia provide a forum for deciding disputes such as accidents, negligence, and libel. Contract disputes, the probate of wills, trust administration, property disputes, administrative law, commercial law, and any other private matters that involve private parties and other groups including government institutions are resolved in civil law courts. Our Newnan attorneys…

Business Law and Contracts

Horne & Griffis takes a multi-disciplinary approach to business law representation. We specialize in comprehensive representation on contracts, and we provide a wide range of high quality business law services. Our attorneys help businesses of all sizes in Newnan, Carrollton, Peachtree City and surrounding areas (as well as out-of-state businesses) with complex legal issues including:…

Family Law

Rosenzweig, Jones, Horne and Griffis provides expertise in all areas of family law including: Divorce Contempt Modifications Adoption Legitimation Paternity Child custody Child support Deprivation Litigation Divorce affects, directly or indirectly, virtually every family in the country.  In the State of Georgia, there are thirteen grounds for divorce.  One ground is that the marriage is…

Real Estate

Buying a home is one of the most important financial transactions Georgia families make. Horne and Griffis continues to provide one of the most trusted real estate departments in West Georgia. Headed by partner Matt Horne, our Newnan law firm specializes in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate law. Handling real estate transactions…

Personal Injury

When you’re injured, it affects every part of your life. In addition to the physical injury, you’ve probably suffered financial and psychological hardship. We at Horne and Griffis have helped countless people navigate the complicated insurance and court systems. Our team is here to make things as easy for you as we can. Part of…

Wills and Estate Law

Horne and Griffis are here to guide you through the process of creating an estate plan. The last thing you want is to leave your loved ones unprepared or unprotected. We maintain a full service probate practice that includes assisting families and individuals in Coweta and surrounding counties with the planning of their estates, drafting…

Land Use and Zoning

Partner Melissa Griffis heads Horne & Griffis’ land use and zoning practice. She has appeared more than any other attorney in the City of Newnan and Coweta County on zoning matters. Why trust your potentially complicated and costly zoning issues to any other firm? Horne & Griffis boasts wide experience in zoning map amendments, zoning…

Real Estate Closings in Georgia 101

If you are purchasing real estate with another person, it is important to consider how you will take title to the property. Georgia law recognizes two primary options for joint ownership: 2) Joint Tenants with Right of Survivorship and 2) Tenants in Common. Tenants in Common means that upon the death of one owner, the deceased owner’s interest will pass to the deceased owner’s estate.