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The Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Gainesville is named for one of Stewart Melvin & Frost’s former partners – Sidney O. Smith Jr.

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Published Thursday, March 2, 2017

Stewart Melvin & Frost attorneys Doug Stewart, Lydia Sartain and Brook Davidson have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Super Lawyers magazine.

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Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The number of business start-ups in the United States was a little less than 500,000 last year. It’s the dream of many Americans to start their own business. It’s important that you establish your business correctly to ensure the best chance for long-term success and survival. Investing in a good business attorney on the front end is a wise move to build a firm foundation and a good start.

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Published Monday, February 20, 2017

Brook A. Davidson has been made a partner at Stewart Melvin & Frost, one of northeast Georgia’s largest law firms.

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Published Thursday, February 9, 2017
by Brook Davidson

Stewart Melvin & Frost managing partner Randall Frost has been named a 2017 Northeast Georgia Business Hall of Fame Laureate by the Junior Achievement organization.

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Published Monday, February 6, 2017

There is a part of the Federal estate and gift tax laws that most are not aware of and don’t take advantage of.  Portability and affects many estates which would not otherwise be concerned about estate and gift taxes.

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Published Monday, January 23, 2017

If you got a drone for Christmas and haven’t registered it yet with the Federal Aviation Administration, you need to.

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Published Monday, January 9, 2017

Whether it's the holiday season or that summer cookout around the pool, party host need to know their responsibilities when alcoholic beverages are served. You should already know that it's important to practice moderation. But what about the other guy? How far should you go to make sure that a friend or fellow party-goer doesn't' drink too much and gets behind the wheel of a car? 

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Published Monday, December 5, 2016

When a loved one passes away, family members are dealing with grief, making funeral arrangements and the uncertainty of what to do next. Soon after death there are practical steps to deal with in addition to probate work and settling the deceased’s estate.

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Published Monday, November 14, 2016

Stewart Melvin & Frost won Top Team in the Hall County Heart & Stroke Walk, raising the most money by a team with $10,075.

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Published Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Stewart Melvin & Frost partners Doug Stewart and Mark Alexander have been selected to serve on State Bar of Georgia committees for 2016-17.

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Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Determining the payment of child support is an important facet of a divorce case. It is also important if the parents are not married but financial support to the custodial parent is needed.

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Published Monday, October 17, 2016

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We want to take a moment to discuss how technology can play a role in domestic violence and divorce cases as one spouse tries to control another.

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Published Monday, October 3, 2016
by Stewart Melvin & Frost Family Law Division

The Pokemon Go craze is still going strong. One of the most popular smartphone games of all time is based off the card game and hand-held Nintendo games of the 90s and encourages people to walk around to collect 151 Pokemon. It’s gotten people outside but it also is creating legal issues.

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Published Monday, September 19, 2016

Brook Davidson and Mark Alexander recently made a presentation to the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce on changes to the Department of Labor's Overtime Rules.

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Published Thursday, September 8, 2016