To keep my mortgage company from take my home with Fraudulent financial transaction Deception.
answered on Mar 13, 2023
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you're looking for a lawyer, there are sites that act as attorney referral services. The format here is limited to Q & A. There is a tab above, Find a Lawyer. You could use that to supplement your... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2023
Normally, an order is effective from the date it is signed and going forward. However, with a nunc pro tunc order, it means that the order signed (here, on October 10, 2022) is not effective from that day, but rather, retroactively effective from a date back in time (from September 22, 2022, in... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
A property owner may not divert water onto the property of another in a way that causes damage to the property receiving the excess water. Doing so is considered a nuisance and is actionable.
Hi! I am in desperate need of an attorney. I have already filed for divorce, but need a lawyer who is versed in the ways of a narcissist. I reached out to Georgia Legal Aid for assistance with this, but was denied due to funding. I’m turning to this community because I have limited funds myself,... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2023
A judge can't order you to find an attorney. You can always choose to represent yourself, legally you have that right. Now the judge may have told you to get an attorney because they may really think you need one. But that's not an order. You don't sue someone for making you... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2023
A Georgia attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The quick and short answer that generally applies nationwide is that you can in most places, as long as their actions are related to the same transaction, accident, or other occurrence. However, double check with a... Read more »
Not sure how to format the motions, I may need to file a continuance. Couldn't get an attorney (Consumer Attorney) to take my case so I'm going Pro se.
answered on Feb 13, 2023
The federal litigation bar is somewhat smaller than the state bar. If you intend to represent yourself, you need to be thoroughly familiar with the federal rules of civil procedure and the local rules of the district court in which your case is pending.
While you can lawfully represent... Read more »
My sister signed my name for over 10 yrs and management let her. She left 14 k in unpaid rent . I went to court and I guess the management didn’t have proof. There was no judgment . Should I be worried. It was for an eviction.
answered on Feb 13, 2023
You were sued, you went to court on a final hearing, Plaintiff had no proof, and the judge did what? Did not enter a judgment against you? If what I described is accurate, the case is over. You cannot be sued again.
answered on Feb 9, 2023
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on what type of matter you have. If an attorney is willing to handle things on a contingency basis, that usually means the legal fee is a percentage of recovery, paid at the end. There is also small... Read more »
I have texts from ex stating her daughter did it because I was going to padlock the doors so she could not move in
answered on Feb 5, 2023
Sadly these "late charges" are becoming more and more common. Its awful. You need to retain a local lawyer in West GA to assist you, as they will make the process MUCH easier as you do need to satisfy the warrant before it interrupts your life even more. They will help you with a quick... Read more »
I am the homeowner. I had a lease to own contract with a property investor. He had a lease to own contract with the tenants in the house. They attempted to purchase the property and could not receive the funding and passed the due date on the sales contract. 8 months later I evicted them after not... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
Without more information about the complaint filed by the former tenant, it is difficult to say. The tenant would need to specify which tort you committed specifically. Residency isn't a tort. Whether you breached the contract would be determined by the specific language in the contract. From... Read more »
We were married 15 yrs. Lived in the camper last 4 yrs. Took camper when I was not present with all my belongings in it left me homeless
answered on Jan 12, 2023
Yes she is allowed to leave you. If the camper is marital property l, it belongs to both you so she can use it. She should not sell it or any if your belongings. You can file for divorce and ask for the property to be divided.
In June ‘22 I was in a minor fender-bender where I hit the rear bumper of another car (damage was only a small crack). The other party agreed to work outside of insurance and I agreed to pay for the damage but only directly to the collision center. Months went by and I kept getting excuses on why... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2023
Yes. When you cause an accident, you are legally obligated under Georgia law to pay for the damages you caused. The statute of limitations in Georgia for property damage to a vehicle is four years, meaning the other party could wait until June 2026 before filing suit against you and yet still... Read more »
Contracted a business (a man and his son) to do some reno work. Most of what they did is unfinished and now he has closed his business. The work was done in GA, where I also reside, but his business is located in SC. I don't live near the area the work was being done so I asked him to send me... Read more »
answered on Dec 30, 2022
Since the work was done in Georgia but his business is located in South Carolina, you have the option to sue him in the Georgia county where the work was done or in South Carolina. Since you live in Georgia, I would file suit in Georgia as it is most convenient for you. In Georgia, magistrate... Read more »
Civil Personal Injury
answered on Dec 18, 2022
A discovery dispute is a two step process: (1) The law first requires that you confer with the opposing party in an effort to work through the dispute. If your attempt(s) to resolve the dispute do not work, then you go to the next step (2) File a motion to compel with the Court against the... Read more »
Based on this state law below, can a title specialist / financial operations manager notarized customer paperwork:
It is lawful for a notary who is an employee, officer, director or stockholder of a bank or corporation to take the acknowledgment of any party to any written instrument... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2022
Certainly. A prohibition would apply be where the Notary Public had some form of ownership interest in the business or the transaction itself.
I am having difficulty receiving a refund that is owed from a previous auto ins policy.. is there anyone who can assist? The policy was cancel because I moved to a new state. I am owed a refund and I am yet to receive it, almost 3 months. I have been given a run around. I am wondering if there is... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2022
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Yes, there are attorneys who can help you - an experienced civil litigation attorney could handle something like this. But based on the size of the refund, you might be able to save money by handling the matter... Read more »
The motion to withdraw and the certificate of notice, already e-filed with the court, incorrectly refers to me as the plaintiff a couple of times. Says that she has sent the notice to the defendant's lawyer (WHICH IS HERSELF) Because I AM the defendant. List my ex husband as the plaintiff,... Read more »
answered on Nov 20, 2022
You can and should reply with correct information. If the motion to withdraw is granted, the information on the notice to withdraw will be used to send you future notifications in the case, so you need to make sure that that is correct. Your attorney should not yell and curse at you. That is... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2022
Once a case settles, both sides are contractually obligated to fulfill their respective ends of the deal. In most instances, that means the injured party will sign a release while the other party will pay a sum of money. In the event either party fails to uphold its end of the bargain, the... Read more »
I filed many times teying to get thr Judge to respond. Is this action by the Judge legal?
answered on Oct 16, 2022
I regret that your question did not contain enough information to formulate an answer. For example, what is the case about? You said you have filed your "arguments"--that still does not give me enough information. And can you appeal--still not enough information...
Also I never knew about the account that I am being sued for never signed a contract or a summons. someone else signed the summons for me and didn't tell me about it.
answered on Sep 22, 2022
You don't. You make a motion to dismiss the case, stating your reasons. You file the original with the clerk of the court and send a copy to the plaintiff or its attorney. As to the summons - if the summons was delivered to a person authorized by law to accept it at your residence (as an... Read more »
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