Jon W. Hedgepeth

Jon W. Hedgepeth


Jon Hedgepeth standing in a conference roomJon W. Hedgepeth has practiced family law almost exclusively for more than 30 years. In addition to traditional family law, he is also a certified practitioner of collaborative law. Jon is a member of the Georgia Bar Family Law Section and the Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section. He is also a past president of the Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section.

Jon is recognized as one of Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite-Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers,” consistently earns a “10-Superb” rating in, has been consistently listed as a Super Lawyer in Atlanta magazine (Top 100 for multiple years) and is named in Worth magazine as one of the Top 100 attorneys in the country, and he is included in “Best Lawyers" for 2021. He is a Master in the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inns of Court, a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and 1000 Lawyers for Justice.

Jon frequently lectures for Continuing Legal Education family law seminars and is recognized as an authority on prenuptial agreements in Georgia in the Supreme Court decision in Dove v. Dove, 285 Ga. 647 (2009).

A native Atlantan, Jon earned his B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and his J.D. degree from Mercer University. Early in his career, he founded Moran & Hedgepeth, a general practice law firm, and since has practiced in several exclusive family law firms in Atlanta. He partnered with Hannibal Heredia to form Hedgepeth & Heredia, LLC in 2006, which became Hedgepeth Heredia LLC in 2018. Jon is licensed to practice before State and Superior courts of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

He and his family are active members of Northside United Methodist Church. He participates in the Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia and he co-founded Second Saturdays, a community service utilizing therapists, mediators and certified divorce financial planners open to women who want to learn more about the process of divorce. His wife, Jane, is a practicing real estate attorney and they have two grown children.

Selected Honors and Positions

Past-President, Atlanta Bar Association,
Family Law Section

Master, Charles Longstreet Weltner
Family Law Inn of Court

AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Super Lawyer 2014 – 2023, Top 100, 2019 – 2021

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report magazine’s
Best Lawyers in Family Law and Collaborative Law 2021-2023

Selected as one of Worth magazine’s
Top 100 Attorneys in the Nation for 2008-2009

2008, 2012 and 2013 Georgia Trend “Legal Elite,
Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers”

Georgia Association of Trial Lawyers, 1997-2000

Rated “10″ on

Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta

1000 Lawyers for Justice

Certified Practitioner of Collaborative Law


Prenuptial Agreements

Property Division/Equitable Division

Hannibal Heredia



Hannibal F. Heredia has practiced family law almost exclusively since 1994. Since 2017, he has been named one of the Top 100 lawyers in Georgia by Atlanta magazine.  After six years with Georgia Legal Services, Hannibal joined the Cartersville, Georgia law firm of Perrotta, Cahn and Prieto, Continue reading “Hannibal Heredia”

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