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Firm Overview Marietta, GA

Marietta Lawyer

Attorney G. Cleveland Payne III and paralegal Pam Greer meet the family law and probate needs of individuals and families through the Marietta, Georgia, area. Our firm was founded in 1980. We have built an excellent reputation over the decades of the practice.

Do you have a legal concern involving probate or family law? Call the law office of G. Cleveland Payne III P.C. at (770) 424-1400. You may also e-mail us to get a prompt response to your questions.

Paralegal Pam Greer

Pam Greer has been with our firm since 1997. Ms. Greer is integral to our firm’s success and to the relationships we build with our clients. She has a commitment to provide each client with responsive, accessible and individualized services. Her knowledge and expertise as a paralegal are invaluable to the firm and provide cost-savings to clients.

Committed to High-Quality Client Service

Our firm has a client-focused approach. We offer professional and friendly services. We work hard to keep our rates competitive and cost-effective.

Our lawyer, G. Cleveland Payne III, is educated and trained in Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy. He also has a background in counseling. Mr. Payne spent years working with inner city youth, elderly adults and hospital patients. His counseling experience proves to be valuable to our clients who are suffering under the stress of family law issues or probate problems.

We are also able to provide strong advocacy for clients with legal problems. We are not afraid to stand up and aggressively advocate for our clients’ positions. Clients will always know that we will pursue every legal avenue to protect their interests. Mr. Payne and Ms. Greer’s thoroughness and attention to detail provide additional assurance to clients that they are being well-represented.

We work to provide individual attention to each client, spending whatever time is necessary to ensure that his or her own unique circumstances are accurately reflected in the resolution of his or her legal matters. In addition, we are committed to keeping clients well informed and up to date on the progress of their case, and we respond promptly to all of our clients’ phone calls and e-mails.

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G. Cleveland Payne III P.C.

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 10 reviews

Beth Talbert

Mr. Payne was a godsend! I recently relocated to Georgia from California where I had been struggling to procure a divorce for quite some time. Upon my first telephone consultation with Mr. Payne, he clearly explained the process that needed to take place, an approximate timeline and the expense involved. He provided every aspect as laid out with the utmost professionalism and courtesy as well as finalizing my divorce ahead of schedule and under budget. I couldn't have asked for him to be any more considerate in guiding me through an emotionally difficult process. Thank you Mr. Payne!!

Sandy Carr

When finding myself in a life changing situation, I wanted a lawyer with good morals and values to represent me. I also wanted to find someone who could represent me without becoming a number in a large law firm. In choosing Mr. Payne I felt I received the time and attention required to move forward in my circumstances with positive results. He and his staff were both professional, knowledgeable, thorough and caring which meant a lot to me while moving through a difficult time. I was continually involved and kept updated throughout the whole legal process.

Dennis Stahl

I have personally known Cleve Payne for many years and can certainly attest to his unmatched attention to detail and the way he is always striving to treating people with the upmost respect and dignity. His professionalism is without exception and above all he always has your best interests at heart. He is a man among men!

Phillip Turner

Cleve Payne is a credit to the legal profession and a genuinely sincere and caring individual. His practice of family law and divorce has focused for years on helping others and making sure that the legal involvement does not overshadow his dedication to assisting people. I have known Cleve for many years and can say with conviction that he is a person of integrity and high moral standards in his professional and personal life; a totally trustworthy and considerate individual.

Karen Gheesling

Mr. Payne was a great help with probating my parent's will. He was knowledgeable and very kind. He answered any questions that arose and handled the situation in a timely manner. I later returned to him to have my will prepared. I highly recommend Mr. Payne for any legal service.

Susan Carver

Mr Payne was very knowledgeable and helpful, provided valuable advice and guidance, and was compassionate and sensitive to my personal situation.

Pete Montgomery

Cleve Payne has been our family lawyer for the last 10 yrs and has helped us through several issues during that time. My wife and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an honest, knowledgeable, and caring attorney.

Eric Olson

I have used Cleve for over five years. He is conscientious, knowledgeable, and thorough. He is people-oriented and cares about his clients both professionally and personally.

Contact Us

248 Roswell St
Marietta, GA, 30060

(770) 424-1400

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM