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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I’m suppose to pick my son at 6pm for a holiday schedule, but i leave work at 7pm. Can i pick him up at 8pm?

My court order says: K

The parties shall notify the other party within a reasonable

time (defined as not less than seventy-two (72) hours in non-

emergency situations) prior to their custodial periods of their

intent not to exercise said physical custodial periods.... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 12, 2022

Going by what you have posted and assuming that is the order, then if you give advanced notice you should be able to do so. Be sure to discuss it with the other parent so there are no conflicts

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: In a divorce - if there has been domestic violence or family violence perpetrated by one spouse and his family….

And parental alienation by the husband and paternal grandparents who is manipulating the child against his mother. Is it likely the mother will get full physical custody and the father supervised visitation? Is it more likely the mother will get the home? This is in Georgia USA

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 12, 2022

There’s no way for us to know this. We’d need to know all the facts of the case in order to provide you with more guidance. You should consult with an attorney who can help you with your case. The judge will make the final decision on such things after reviewing all the facts of the case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My wife gained physical/legal custody of her children at final divorce hearing with her ex, can I adopt her kids?

The father has been incarcerated before and found in contempt of court, doesn’t pay child support etc. We were recently married, currently live in TX but court hearing was in Georgia, she wants me to adopt but the biological father (her ex husband) will likely not want me to be able to adopt.... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 12, 2022

You can try to adopt them legally, but whether or not it is approved will depend on the judge and the facts of the case. Consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and present you with the proper course of action.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Estate Planning and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My husband received 100K from his Stepfather in form of a publicly traded company stock.

Originally it was owed by his Father. When he died it went to his Mother and when she died it went to his Stepfather. My husband didn’t get along with his Stepfather so I was surprised when his Stepfather gave him stock. Now that my husband and I are divorcing, is the 100K considered... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 11, 2022

I agree with my colleague. Once it was put into your joint account it may have become marital asset. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with guidance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Husband wont sign divorce papers

I've had him served twice and I also served him. He is currently in a Texas State Prison. When he finally responded he wrote on the top sheet " absolutely not unacceptable " signed it and sent it back. He has been in and out of Texas prison system for 8 years. Drug related charges... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 11, 2022

You can still move forward with the divorce even if he won’t cooperate. Work with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action. You don’t need his permission to proceed with the divorce.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Going through a divorce after 13 years of marriage. The house is in both of our names. I got angry and kicked a hole

In the wall.. he's trying to tell me I can't have the house because of it and that the judge will make me leave. Is that true

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 10, 2022

No, that’s true. The house will likely be considered marital asset. However, if you are destroying things then the police could be called, and I don’t think that’s something that you want. It’s best to keep your anger in check and work with an attorney who can help you with the proper... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: My husband wants too file a divorce but not include the children

He wants me too say that we have no minor children in order to get divorced sooner

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 10, 2022

But you do have minor children, so you need to disclose that. Work with an attorney to ensure everything is properly handled, especially considering there are minor children involved.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My boyfriend was arrested on cruelty to children in 3rd degree but the child was not present at all

I have text messages from the ex girl friend stating she met the police at the mother of the child's house. I have a bunch of evidence supporting that he was not there and the police were not called nobody went to jail that night it was 2 weeks later that they came to serve the warrants and he... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 6, 2022

Are you working with an attorney regarding the case? If not, he may want to retain one so that he can address this legally. Consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: How to navigate spouse and lawyer delaying divorce process? No children support in 9 months.

My lawyers have been asking my spouse, with whom I am separated from for his check stubs to complete the docs for Divorce and child support since July 2021. Received start of Dece. Waited one month for spouse to sign docs and wanted changes. Now have to wait again. What can be done to move Divorce... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 6, 2022

I agree with my colleague. You can move forward with the divorce, you don’t have to wait until he decides he’s ready to go forward. Your lawyer should be able to help you with this process.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and Probate for Georgia on
Q: What can I do to make my sisters pay me my portion of our deceased fathers home ?

my father committed suicide and my two sisters and myself are all three equally inherited the house and are on the deed but my sister refuses to give my third one of the property and she was renting it out but now she has moved into herself full time ... and at first just blowed me off and now... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 6, 2022

You should work with an attorney who can help you seek it with the proper course of action. You will likely need legal assistance since just asking for it has not been beneficial.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I'd like to know what I need to file to get full custody of my children. I currently have joint legal custody.

My ex currently has them though he pawns them off on his parents. I had to move out of state to get away from his abuse.

my children are not being abused. However he seems to think he can tell me I can't have them. I need help. He's also claiming them on taxes even though our... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 5, 2022

You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and help you with the proper course of action to address the situation. An attorney can help you seek a custody modification.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: In Georgia what are unwed fathers rights if name is on birth certificate and parents split
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 6, 2022

Until he goes through the legitimation process he has no legal rights to the child. If he would like legal rights to the child he must go through the process of legitimizing. He should work with an attorney who can help him with the process.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence, Legal Malpractice and Probate for Georgia on
Q: Please help me understand . I'm preparing for divorce and in my research online I come to find shocking documents.

Two marriage licence applied for 10 years apart are on the probate record on in 2011 when we married at the court house . The other issued Jan 21 2020 I had no knowledge or part in at all ? What can I do to unravel his mess of fraud , deception and abuse ?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 5, 2022

Consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with guidance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Me and my husband own a house he signed his name first does this mean if I divorce him I will loose my house

Due to constant mental stress and verbal abuse I want him out of my life. There are no kids in the home

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 5, 2022

It won’t matter which name is listed first. When it comes to issues like this it will likely to come down to marital asset, which are things gained during the course of the marriage. Work with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action for the divorce.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Can I be divorced when I never was served or signed and shared child was born before marriage
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jan 5, 2022

If you were divorced by publication you may not have been made aware of it. Consult with an attorney who can help you with your case and provide you with guidance.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: How do I go about getting a free divorce lawyer?My husband has got a lawyer and I have no job and he knows this
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 16, 2021

It would be wise to work with an attorney, especially considering your husband has one. Consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case with you and provide direction (most attorneys offer a free consultation). You may be able to get the financial assistance from your husband to pay... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Which way do i need to self file my divorce?

I live in ga. Spouse is incarcerated in kentucky. Have 3 minor children. Separated in 2015 during which time kids were placed under guardianship of friend. Husband has agreed to file uncontested and has had zero contact with kids since separation. Do i file uncontested without kids given the fact... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 16, 2021

You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and help you move forward. Since he is incarcerated it should not be a complicated case.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I have a uncle who is bed reading and on hospice an I'm trying to help him get a divorce his wife hasn't been around .

His wife hasn't been around in over 20yrs .

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 14, 2021

He needs to hire an attorney to assist with the process. Consult with an attorney who provide guidance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Military Law for Georgia on
Q: I retained a lawyer two years ago and nothing has been done. I paid a deposit and have yet to receive help. Help!?

I paid a retainer and have spoke to 4 different paralegals in two years. Nothing has been done other than a few questions last year. I have not paid my balance because she never did anything initially. It's a case of fraud from a divorce by publication.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 14, 2021

I agree with my colleague. This would probably be a good time to consider going with an attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: After initial deposit and court filing fee is received, When should a lawyer begin working on your case?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 14, 2021

Your best bet would be to contact the attorney to see where the case is at and when it will be moving forward. They would be the best person to get a timeline from.

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