Affordable, Effective Legal Services

Law Office of Donald F. Hawbaker provides affordable and effective legal services to individuals and businesses in Griffin, Georgia, and other communities in the south metro Atlanta area.

With more than 35 years of legal experience, attorney Donald F. Hawbaker has the ability to counsel you on a broad range of legal issues, including:

  • Estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and living wills
  • Elder law services, including planning to protect your nest egg from the high cost of nursing home and long-term care
  • Probate and guardianship proceedings
  • Business law, including corporate formation, contracts and dispute resolution
  • Residential and commercial real estate transactions and disputes
  • Personal injury representation for injuries suffered in car wrecks and other types of accidents

While most legal issues can be resolved through negotiation, it’s important to select an attorney who can represent you in court if needed. Don Hawbaker is a trial lawyer who can take your case as far as it needs to go to obtain a positive outcome. He is an experienced probate litigator who can represent you as a plaintiff or defendant in probate litigation. He is a former Chief Circuit Mediator for two U.S. Courts of Appeals – the First Circuit Court in Boston and the Eleventh Circuit Court in Atlanta.

An Attorney Who Will Listen To You

Personal service is the hallmark of the Law Office of Donald F. Hawbaker Don brings a level of personal, responsive attention that is rare in the practice of law today. He will likely be the one who answers the phone when you call and is known as “the lawyer who still makes house calls.” Don offers evening and weekend appointments, and is available for consultations in a setting that is convenient to you.

As a lawyer who serves clients all over the metro Atlanta area, Don will take a personal interest in you and spend all the time necessary to listen to and understand your legal concerns. He offers guidance not only for the immediate issue you are facing, but also for how it may affect you down the road. For example, if you are starting a new business or buying a home, you may need to update your estate plan to protect those who rely on you.

Don’s experience goes beyond the conference room and the courtroom. He is active in numerous Griffin community and civic affairs (especially for Veterans) and was elected by his neighbors to serve as their Spalding County Commissioner.

To Discuss Your Case With An Experienced Lawyer

To discuss your legal issue with attorney Donald F. Hawbaker, call or text 404-668-3790 or complete our contact form for a free initial consultation.


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