Eric Abney

Eric Abney

(770) 830-0809
eabney@shadrixlane.com

BIO

Eric Abney grew up in Newnan, Georgia. Prior to attending law school, Eric worked as a Pastor in his local church. He earned his undergraduate degree, a bachelor of arts in psychology at Georgia State University, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia.

Eric is a general practice attorney in Carrollton, Georgia. He has experience working in a number of practice areas including family law, criminal defense, landlord/tenant disputes, civil litigation, estate planning, estate administration, and estate litigation.

Prior to joining Shadrix & Parmer, P.C., Eric served as a judicial staff intern in the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County under the honorable Eric W. Norris. He also worked as an intern at the University of Georgia’s Jane W. Wilson Family Justice Clinic as well as the Public Interest Practicum.

While in law school, Eric was a successful member of the Moot Court Team and was a semifinalist in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, a semifinalist in the Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition, and a Quarterfinalist in the Herman E. Talmadge Moot Court Competition. Eric was also a member of the Orr Inn of Court.

Eric and his wife, Liz, have two sons and they love spending time outdoors. Eric is an avid cyclist and also enjoys camping, hiking, and backpacking.

Practice Areas

Eric’s law practice is concentrated on civil litigation, probate litigation, domestic law, property law and criminal defense. He is an experienced litigator. Eric’s practice is broadly-based and his cases have involved numerous areas of law, including:

  • Family law
  • Criminal defense
  • Landlord/Tenant disputes
  • Civil litigation
  • Estate planning
  • Estate administration
  • Estate litigation

Estate Planning

Our attorneys understand that every client’s situation is unique, and we take a personalized approach to estate planning, investing the time necessary to understand our clients’ family dynamics, finances, and estate planning objectives.

Estate Administration

We carefully craft estate plans that accomplish our clients’ goals while seeking to minimize or eliminate any transfer tax consequences and possibly eliminate the necessity for probate administration.per.

Business Law

We represent clients throughout the state of Georgia, and provide entrepreneurs and business owners with answers to their legal needs, including assistance with the formation, operation and purchase and/or sale of a business.

Commercial Litigation

General commercial litigation involves virtually every type of dispute that can arise in the business context, including breach of contract cases, partnership/joint venture disputes, class actions, business torts, civil RICO claims, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and shareholder issues.

Real Estate

We draw on our years of real estate experience to provide clients with the information and representation they need to make knowledgeable and strategic decisions.

Family Law

We understand the sensitive nature your case, and will handle your case with the utmost compassion and discretion. Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for you while, at the same time, making the process as easy on you as possible.