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Family Law Attorney
Gretna New Orleans, Louisiana

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Mrs. Williams served as First Assistant District Attorney for Orleans Parish. She strives to develop relationships with clients built on trust with an open line of communication and respect.


Family law is a very diverse and complicated aspect of law as it involves all the legal problems related to pre and post-divorce and marriage. It also includes interaction with people of all ages, from children to the elderly. Family law is a sensitive subject because it relates to the personal information and emotions of a family.


One of the most frequently asked questions is, "What are the steps to reach a satisfactory conclusion in a family law case without finding yourself in adversarial litigation?" The best answer is to have an attorney with experience in family law on your side. In most cases, a good family law attorney tries to resolve the case outside of court. When your family law case requires court-related advocacy, only the right attorney can help you effectively resolve your case.


Mrs. Williams is a family law attorney who can completely realize the sensitivity of your case and can handle it with great competitiveness. She can guide you through the whole legal process and solve your case with a mutual consensus. Reaching a productive settlement and assertively advocating for your interests is her foremost priority.


Areas of Practice​: 

Experienced Family Lawyer - Gaynell Williams


Mrs. Williams covers all the areas related to family law. No matter how unique or complicated your case is, she will protect your rights and ensure that you receive the justice you deserve. As a professional family law attorney, Mrs. Williams will leave no stone unturned to resolve your case. The areas of practice in family law covered by the services of Mrs. Williams are:



Divorce is one of the most traumatic things a couple can go through. Mrs. Williams will serve as a competent divorce lawyer who will do whatever it takes to get you the best results. She also provides the guidance to deal with any legal issue that may arise during divorce proceedings.



Separation from a person you have lived with for a considerable time of your life is always tough. In these challenging times, Mrs. Williams will work to protect your rights. She provides clear guidelines in all the legal matters of separation.


Child Custody

In the aftermath of a separation, the issue of child custody is crucial. It requires a lot of care to handle as it is connected to the child's well-being. You can only make the most of a difficult situation with the help of a competent child custody lawyer. You can seek assistance from Mrs. Williams in handling this stressful situation in order to obtain optimal results for you and your child.


Child Support

Suppose there is any ambiguity related to child support after the divorce. In that case, only a child custody lawyer can best assist you in all the documentation and legal matters related to it. Mrs. Williams can assist you regardless of whether you are seeking child support for the first time or you need to modify an existing agreement. She will provide you the necessary guidance to protect your child's support rights.


Alimony or Spousal Support

As part of a divorce settlement, the paying spouse pays the other spouse alimony or spousal support as financial support. Alimony is paid during or after the legal separation. The divorce may require one of you to pay alimony or the other one to receive it as a part of the settlement. Separation and divorce can often be complicated by the financial implications of alimony or spousal support. Whatever the case is, Mrs. Williams is here to assist you in giving all the legal information you need according to your case requirements.


Child Adoption

Adopting a child is becoming more common these days, but the process can be complex. Before this life-changing experience, you need to have a trusted family lawyer who can guide you through the process and the child adoption laws. The Law Office of Gaynell Williams, LLC. can assist you with all the legal procedures required for adopting a child.    


Family Violence

Domestic violence and child abuse are two practical aspects of family law. Most family violence cases are investigated as criminal offenses, and the offender may be arrested. It would be best to have a family law attorney by your side who can fight strongly for your rights during the investigation process.

Gaynell Williams has a successful career with a history of winning cases. Putting your trust in Mrs. Williams will help you navigate complicated situations with ease. Mrs. Williams is committed to zealously and uncompromisingly representing her clients with all of her ability and creativity, within the bounds of the law.

The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

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