Katherine M. Wheat, Esq.


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Email: Katherine M. Wheat

1305 Mall of Georgia Boulevard
Suite 100
Buford, Georgia 30519

Phone: 770.932.8477
Fax: 770.932.8437


  • Georgia Bar 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia 2014
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia 2014
  • Supreme Court of Georgia 2014
Law School:
  • Michigan State University College of Law J.D. 2013
  • Georgia Southern University B.S. 1998
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, Mediator
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association
  • Forsyth County Bar Association

Gwinnett County Family Law & Estate Planning Attorney

Katherine Marie Wheat graduated Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law and was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2013. Ms. Wheat was also certified as a Mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution in 2013. In 2014, Ms. Wheat was admitted to the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Wheat contributed to multiple books that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Books list.

After receiving her Juris Doctor degree, Ms. Wheat joined an Atlanta law firm, focusing on family law issues. She joined McGarity & Efstration, LLC in February 2016 and continues her practice of family law. Ms. Wheat has assisted in the successful mediation and litigation of a variety of family law cases, including divorce, child custody, and modification of child support. She strives to make the process a little easier for her clients by guiding them through the various stages of litigation and helping to determine the best strategy for their individual cases and families.

Ms. Wheat also assists clients in the area of Elder Law and represents clients in Probate, Conservatorship and Guardianship cases. In 2019 Ms. Wheat attended Elder Law College and received continuing legal education credits from the State Bar of Georgia for her completion of courses. She is well versed in drafting Wills and Trusts for clients from all walks of life, in various stages of life and financial circumstances. Ms. Wheat guides her clients through the Estate Planning process, keeping in mind that each person has unique needs and situations to consider when making important power of attorney, health care agent, wealth preservation and legacy decisions.

Another area of practice that Ms. Wheat provides guidance and representation in is Contract Law. She drafts the necessary documents to start, transfer and meet the needs of her corporate clients. She also litigates cases for property owners and business owners facing breach of contract issues and other civil offenses.

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About the Firm

McGarity & Efstration, LLC is located in Buford, Georgia and serves clients in and around Metro Atlanta and throughout the State of Georgia.

Buford Office

1305 Mall of Georgia Boulevard
Suite 100
Buford, Georgia 30519

Phone: 877.851.4261
Fax: 770.932.8437