Turn a New Leaf with Pepitone Family Law

About Pepitone Family LawPepitone Family Law was founded on the belief that honest transparency will lead to informed and empowered decision-making for our clients. We practice exclusively in the area of family law under the guiding principle that every family is different, and every case is unique.

Our team is committed to understanding the circumstances of your situation by listening to your needs and developing an individualized plan of action that aligns with your vision of the future. We take pride in our assertive application of the law, responsive communication, and flexibility in scheduling to fit your family because your focus should be on your future.

Our goal is to help clients feel secure and empowered in their decision-making as they prepare for their vision of a better future.

Located in Gwinnett County and serving the Greater Atlanta Area as well as Savannah, and all of Chatham County, we aim to create a space in which all families feel comfortable and are able to settle differences in a low-conflict atmosphere. We offer opportunities for unconventional resolution such as meditation and arbitration that are often more economical pathways towards your goal. Our flat fee philosophy ensures that you will always know your costs before you incur them.

Success today can have an impact on your happiness tomorrow.

Choosing an attorney to handle your family, finances, and emotions is a personal decision. The team at Pepitone Family Law is dedicated to honoring the best interests of you and your family. We will provide you with an honest assessment of your situation and help you prepare a plan to create a fair and amicable settlement.

Our Team

Attorney Ashley Pepitone

Ashley Pepitone

Founding Attorney

Originally from Boston, Ashley’s exclusive experience in domestic litigation and her reputation as a straight-shooter has helped launch her firm’s success. She takes great pride in her work ethic and her vision of a client-centric divorce and family law practice. Communication and transparency are pillars of her practice and have developed an environment of trust and integrity. The unique flat-fee service approach that she has developed provides her clients with absolute clarity as they develop solutions for their futures. Ashley has been selected to Super LawyersⓇ 2024 and Rising Stars from 2019-2023, demonstrating her excellence in the industry. She is a member and serves on the board of the Amicable Divorce Network, the only organization in the world vetting divorce professionals for being experienced, resolution-focused & engaging in fair billing practices. Ashley has also earned certifications in Amicable Divorce Network's gray divorce and child centered divorce special designations.

Irena Chernova Senior Associate Attorney

Irena Chernova

Senior Associate Attorney

With nearly a decade of experience in family law, Irena’s deep knowledge of complex legal matters including divorce, contempt, family violence, modification, and adoption compliments the mission of the Pepitone team. A zealous advocate for her client’s interests, Irena prioritizes educating her clients throughout the legal process in an effort to help them understand all available options and make the most informed decisions. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Irena grew up in Georgia and holds strong ties to the area, through her experiences and education including her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Georgia.

John Davis Attorney

John Davis

Of Counsel

With over a decade of experience in family law, John brings to the firm a breadth of knowledge and skills that promote the mission of a client-centric, non-transactional environment where families can heal and move forward with their lives. Having worked with all types of cases from complex asset divisions to custody conflicts, John effectively orchestrates the behind-the-scenes elements of each case, managing clients and their casework prior to litigation. His compassionate approach to building client relationships allows him to identify clear client goals and facilitate a path toward resolution.

Kimberly Rafferty Paralegal

Kimberly Rafferty


As a paralegal, I support the inner workings of the firm, connect regularly with clients, and assist with case management and development including research, legal transitions, and discovery notices. I take pride in working closely with our clients to overcome challenging moments as they make positive changes to turn a new leaf in life.

Ally Peiffer Legal Assistant

Ally Peiffer

Legal Assistant

Ally keeps everything running smoothly at Pepitone Family Law. Organized and hard-working, she maintains client communication and scheduling for the firm as well as handling case documentation, petitions, and drafting complaints. Ally’s empathetic nature allows her to connect naturally with clients and helps them feel at ease during a difficult time in their lives, contributing to the compassionate and flexible atmosphere at Pepitone Family Law.

Practice Areas

Flat-Fee Service

Our flat fee billing philosophy provides clarity into our billing structure, allowing you to plan and budget for the cost of all services while eliminating the uncertainty of surprise fees. We believe that you should know what you're going to be paying before you're asked to agree to pay it.

It is our belief that flat-fee services provide families with the ability to seek legal assistance and take action sooner towards a better future by removing complex and antiquated hourly billing. You can read more here about our billing philosophy and flat-fee billing structure.