Jim Neil Peterson


Atlanta Divorce and

Family Law

The Peterson Firm Can Help You Make Smart Decisions

Jim Peterson, of The Peterson Firm, has been consistently recognized by Georgia Trend and Atlanta Magazine as being among the best Family Law attorneys in the State of Georgia.

Jim Peterson has been named top 5% of all divorce attorneys in the State of Georgia by the prestigious Super Lawyers list as published in Atlanta Magazine and named as a member of the “Georgia Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine every year since 2008. Clients continue to choose The Peterson Firm because:

  • We listen to our clients' concerns and keep the priorities of our clients in mind throughout the representation.

  • We move our cases as quickly as we reasonably can while promoting the best interests of our clients and their children.

  • We advance our clients' interests with commitment, dedication, vigor and zeal in advocacy.

  • We thoroughly prepare for trials, hearings and other court appearances.

  • We maintain a continuing high level of knowledge and skill in our practice.

  • We recognize the difficulties that many of our clients experience.

  • We will follow the desires of clients with regard to seeking possible resolutions; however, we have the experience, skills, knowledge, and ability to go to trial if necessary.

  • We are dedicated to utilizing our experience and knowledge on behalf of our clients.


Jim Peterson

Founding Attorney

Exclusively Focused On Family Law & Divorce Cases


Our firm practices exclusively in the areas of Family Law and Divorce, including cases involving:

  • Child Custody & Visitation

  • Child Support

  • Alimony

  • Property Division

  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

  • We have substantial experience in handling high-asset cases, cases involving closely-held businesses and other complex financial issues. We are experienced in handling custody issues as well as financial issues. The attorneys at The Peterson Firm have advised many clients on prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

We draft agreements to protect the assets of our clients as well as reviewing agreements on behalf of our clients. Whether the client's goal is to protect assets, assure a fair division of assets or protect the best interests of children, we will create a case-specific strategy to help achieve the desired goals.


1355 Peachtree St. NE

Suite 1800

Atlanta, GA 30309

☎ (404)-719-5179

Located in the heart of Midtown, across from the High Museum