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Ryan A. Proctor

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Marietta, GA

Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor
291 SE Alexander St
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: 678-921-3575
Fax: 770-426-1809
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

A partner at Stearns‑Montgomery & Proctor in Marietta, Georgia, Ryan A. Proctor provides dedicated and sound counsel from the firm’s Buckhead offices. With over 15 years of experience practicing law, he focuses his practice on family law matters, including divorce, adoption, child custody and support, and prenuptial and postnuptial matters.

Mr. Proctor is well known for the remarkable legal services he provides and is a zealous and tireless advocate for the rights of his clients. With a steadfast commitment to their needs, he communicates efficiently with his clients and keeps them informed throughout the process. Understanding the sensitive nature of family law matters, Mr. Proctor handles all cases in a compassionate and empathetic manner. 

With a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from DePauw University, Mr. Proctor earned his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Mr. Proctor is admitted to practice throughout the state of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court. 

Mr. Proctor, an ardent speaker, has lectured at several renowned platforms and continuing legal education seminars on topics such as grandparent visitation, death and divorce, balance sheets and financial affidavits, same-sex marriage and divorce, military benefits in divorce, successful mediation and more. Mr. Proctor was guest speaker for the Cobb Family Law Workshop and Visions Anew for three years in a row. 

While studying at Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, Spain, he learned Spanish fluently, and this helps him provide exceptional legal help to his Spanish-speaking clients. He has a “Good” rating on Avvo for his exceptional legal work, along with several testimonials from satisfied clients and endorsements and referrals from his peers.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Ryan A. Proctor

First Admitted: 2005, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • State of Georgia, 2005
  • Georgia Supreme Court, 2011
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2010
  • Georgia Bar Association, 2005


  • Guest speaker for the Cobb Family Law Workshop, 2013 and 2014
  • Guest speaker for Visions Anew, 2013, 2014 and 2015


  • Lightfoot v. Hollins, 308 GA. App. 538 (2011)
  • Kumar v Rochon – 2019 Court of Appeals Case
  • Markle vs. Dass - 2016 Supreme Court Case

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Financial Affidavits and Balance Sheets, February 2012
  • Miscellaneous Case Law Updates, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Legal Issues With Separate Property, 2014
  • Military Benefits in Divorce, 2013
  • Same Sex Marriage & Divorce, 2014
  • Preparing for Successful Mediation, 2013 and 2014
  • Drafting Winning Settlement Agreements, 2014
  • Retirement Account Division, 2013 and 2015
  • Balance Sheets and Financial Affidavits, 2013 and 2015
  • Death and Divorce, 2015
  • Grandparent Visitation, May 2012

Educational Background

  • DePauw University, Bachelor of Arts: History, 1999


  • “detail oriented and no-nonsense”
  • “Ryan is one of finest attorneys I have the privilege of knowing. His skill and knowledge of family law and appellate process are unrivaled. ”
  • “Ryan is an excellent leader and has extensive knowledge of the law that he counsels clients adeptly at with each case.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Ryan A. Proctor

291 SE Alexander St
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 678-921-3575

Fax: 770-426-1809

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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