A law firm focused on the representation of individuals in Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support and other Family Law matters in Augusta and Aiken. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to discuss your case


We understand the challenges facing you and can identify with your needs and concerns. We are here every step of the way to ensure your decisions are right for your family.

Child Custody

At Blake and Detchemendy, it is our goal to help you craft a child custody arrangement that will serve the needs of both you and your children.


Adopting a child is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling endeavors for any family. However, the adoption process can be complex and frustrating without appropriate legal guidance. Our lawyers have the experience to guide you through the adoption process.

Personal Injury

Get the advice you need to protect your family and your assets. Melissa Detchemendy will give you compassion and courage while we seek compensation for your injuries.


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Sarah Blake

In 2016, Sarah launched her own firm, Blake and Detchemendy Law Firm, with the focus on providing a superior client experience and a whole-life approach to solving the unique problems presented by each case. She is licensed to practice law in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia, and her practice focuses on family law with an emphasis on high-net-worth divorce.

Melissa Detchemendy

After Law School, Melissa returned to Augusta and  worked at Vic Hawk Law Firm. Over time, she helped expand the firm into the Hawk Law Group and was named partner in 2014.  In 2019 Melissa joined Blake and Detchemendy Law Firm to expand their Personal Injury practice.  Melissa has primarily handled car accidents and slip and fall cases for all her career. Melissa enjoys helping people rebuild their lives after they have been injured due to someone else’s wrongdoing or negligence.
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