Howard Barker Lane, P.C.’s predecessor law firm was started on May 1, 1991 by its founding partner Molly M. Howard with Wayne Racz as Howard & Racz, P.C. Prior to founding the firm, Mrs. Howard and Mr. Racz were Partners at Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C. Howard & Racz engaged in a general litigation practice. In 1995, Mr. Racz left the practice of law to become a minister in the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. After his departure, Thomas “Tom” Whatley of Atlanta moved with his family to Isle of Hope to join the firm as a partner. On February 24, 1997, the name of the firm was changed to Howard & Whatley, P.C.
Howard Barker Lane’s practice is exclusively devoted to all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, child custody, child support, contempt actions, modification actions, Guardian ad litem work, and suits for separate maintenance. Our attorneys will help you navigate through the complex and difficult issues that arise in Family Law related matters.