The Ratchford Firm

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Our deeply rooted respect for tradition and law combined with our innovative and creative thinking sets us apart from other law firms in the Effingham County area.  When it comes to personal service and qualified expertise, we are superior – bar none. With many years of legal experience, The Ratchford Firm builds relationships upon a longstanding commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. Our team of experienced attorneys ensures that not only our work but the processes that guide our work are of the highest quality and standards.

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Wills, Trusts &
Estate Planning

Business and Corporate Law

Construction Law

Family Law

Criminal Law

Our Attorneys

Warren E. Ratchford

Warren E. Ratchford


Lexye L. Shockley

Lexye L. Shockley

Associate Attorney

Aimee M. Ecker

Associate Attorney

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