New firm offers divorce a la carte

Justice Cafe will provide unbundled family law services at $75 an hour, filling gaps for middle-income clients

, Daily Report


Many middle-income people seeking a divorce can't afford to hire a lawyer but aren't poor enough to qualify for legal aid. Above, from left, Michael Manely, his wife Shelia, and Luis Velez stand in the dress shop they are transforming into the Justice Cafe at Peachtree and MLK Drive.

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  • Deb Beacham, My Advocate Center

    This sounds like a great idea and much needed service. Too many parents are falling between the cracks around complicated child custody matters, so we are looking forward to visiting and learning more. Standing in the Gap is a good thing!

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