B.J. Abbott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Marietta, GA

Abbott and Abbott, P.C.
242 Lawrence Street NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: 678-290-7650
Fax: 770-485-0872
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

B.J. Abbott is an attorney at Abbott & Abbott, P.C., in Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Abbott has over 15 years of legal experience and practices in all areas of family law. He represents clients in Atlanta and throughout the surrounding areas.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Abbott has handled a wide variety of complex family law matters. He has experience with divorce, child support, custody, domestic violence, estate planning, same-sex legal issues and visitation. He provides compassionate, personalized representation and is dedicated to helping clients resolve their family law issues, either through negotiation or inside of the courtroom.

Mr. Abbott earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine and received a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. He went on to graduate cum laude with his Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law. In 2001, he obtained his license to practice law in Georgia, which qualified him to appear before all Georgia state courts.

Committed to professional education, Mr. Abbott serves as an adjunct instructor at Kennesaw State University, where he teaches an advanced family law course for paralegals. Staying involved in his legal community, he is an active member of the Cobb County Bar Association, the Cherokee County Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia.

In honor of his successful family law practice, Georgia Trend magazine named Mr. Abbott one of “Georgia’s top attorneys in family law” in 2011. He is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating, which is meant to honor attorneys who have shown exceptional legal capability and high ethical standards.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About B.J. Abbott

Admitted: 2001, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.abbottandabbott.net/attorney/b-j-abbott/


  • Received both recognition for top 10 lawyers and law firm in the family law area for 2017, Top 10 Lawyers Stature of Georgia, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Inducted and recognized as an Elite American Lawyer, Elite American Lawyers Institute, Elite American Lawyers, 2015
  • Top Lawyers in Georgia, The Legal Network, 2017
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2015
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2016
  • Preeminent AV, Martindale Hubbell, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Cobb Bar Association
  • Cherokee County Bar association
  • Georgia, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Instructor, Advanced Family Law Course for Paralegals, Kennesaw State University

Educational Background

  • Nova Southeaster University Master of Science Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1998
  • University of Southern Maine, B.A., 1995
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Office Location for B.J. Abbott

242 Lawrence Street NE
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 678-290-7650

Fax: 770-485-0872

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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