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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Can my ex-wife file & receive back child support for our 2 daughters for the 12 years I was incarceeated?

I was incarcerated in 2006 when our daughters were 5 and 3. I got out in 2018. Have been providing support as much as I can but not regularly as I don't make much and am an hourly employee so my pay fluctuates. Our daughters are 18 (graduating in May 2020) and 16 now and my ex-wife is threatening... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 31, 2020

She can file for child support to get payments from now and going forward, but not for the past. Since your one daughter is graduating in May you wouldn’t have to pay child support on that one after that point. The other daughter is 16, so she could file to get child support for the next two... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Q: My divorced brother passed away and the beneficiaries for his life insurance were his minor children (in GA).....

I understand the court typically assigns the remaining parent as the custodian/manager of the children's life insurance policy. What if you would like to contest this b/c we are extremely concerned that the parent will spend the money left for the children's college and/or future needs (based on... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 30, 2020

You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with your options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: how do I change my name and file a case against my family .

I have been thru countless years of mintol and physical abuse and I'm over it I'm tyerd of being there wiping post and blame boy

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 30, 2020

You can file to have your name changed. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case to determine if you have any options when it comes to filing a case. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can foster care change the courts visitation agreement without going to court or notifying me

My daughter was placed in foster care for bs reasons and now the foster care lady is saying we can't set her. Can she do that?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 26, 2020

We would need to be able to review the facts of your case in detail in order to provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I had my house before my husband and I were married. He now wants me to sell and us divorce. Do I have to?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 26, 2020

There are details that we would need to know in order to provide you with an answer on this. How long have you been married, for example. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: I'm 79 years old with A-Fib. My apartments are asking that I pay my April rent on line. Can I mail a check instead?

Office is closed for Corona Virus, however I have always walked my check into the office. Surely they could pick up mail weekly and process my check. Do not want to jeopardize my credit rating, but can't do online banking. Do I have the right to mail my check?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 24, 2020

I would think you would be able to mail in the payment to the apartment office. Someone must be checking the mail there and it will get processed. Some people, such as yourself, don’t have online banking. Since you always pay it by check I think it would be okay if you mail it in this time.... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I live in a different town than my daughter do I have to find a lawyer in the town she lives in for child neglect
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

The attorney should be in the county she resides in. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: We have 2 grandchildren who are not being properly cared for. They are neglected and we have pictures of neglect. Help!

The first grandchild was taken by dfcs for the same reason. We don't want the kids to go to Foster care and we are able to care for them. What do we do?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

I’m sorry to hear your grandchildren are in this situation. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action regarding custody. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: If the Georgia courts are guilty for punishing a child victim and the court abandoned and covered up thier negligence

And then hendered the victims rights to Justice. How can any statute be valid for the civil suit against the state

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

I agree with my colleague, you may want to consult with a civil rights attorney who can review the facts of your case and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Mywife agreedyears agoandinApril 2019 tohaveourlocations tracked, phone calls recorded.Its discussedoften ntext.nowdeny

It is discussed multiple times since 2013-2014. Close to Christmas time she tells me via text: “GO check the tape if you dont believe me”. I go back to her numerous times over the next several days-week, asking her if that is really what she wants me to do. I remind her, just a few months... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

Your recordings may not be admissible in court, it just depends on the facts surrounding them. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action to move forward with a divorce. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Health Care Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it against the law for a dr to force a patient to get a tubal?

I was told I didn't have a choice but to do it and I've regretted it ever since

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

This is a decision that is left up to the patient. If you feel you were forced into it then you may want to speak with an attorney to see if you have options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Adoption for Georgia on
Q: Dcfs got involved in my life with my child's birth...if i was to let my mother legally adopt her will my case close...
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

It really depends on the circumstances of your case. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I have been married for a year and a half and separated for 9 months. How much is it just a simple divorce?

We have nothing together so it’s would just be basic.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 23, 2020

Every attorney charges a different fee. You should call a couple of attorneys to inquire about their fees and process. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: is It illegal for a 17 year old female to date a 24 year old male in the state of Georgia?

I would believe it is not illegal to do so, due to the fact that the female over the age of legal consent in GA (16). The 17 year old turns 18 in 8 months( December 7th), and I would believe it to be okay since 17 is the age when Georgia technically can consider you an adult, because you can make... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 19, 2020

You are considered an adult at age 18, not at age 17. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I pick up my daughter every daughter Every other weekend but idk if she goes out or anything I tried reaching to her

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Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 19, 2020

Your question is a bit vague, so I’m not sure what you are asking. You may want to ask a more specific question so we can possibly provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: The fee is $250 for mediation, what happens if I don’t pay my half

Apparently the fee for mediation is $250 and we are supposed to split it but I think that’s ridiculous since I didn’t ask for mediation, what happens if I refuse to pay my half? And if they don’t do it because of that reason what will happen next?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 17, 2020

If you have been ordered to take part in mediation you will have to pay your half or you can be found to be in contempt. You may want to use a credit card, borrow from family, etc. to ensure your portion is paid. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Can my ex wife refuse to give me visitation due to fear of corona virus?

My ex wife is refusing to give me visitation with my daughter until the Corona virus outbreak is over. I typically have my daughter Wed night and return her Thursday morning and 1st and 3rd weekends and alternating 5th weekends. She says she is protecting her family but I'm not sick, neither her... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 17, 2020

She would be in contempt if she doesn’t allow you to see your daughter. You should immediately consult with an attorney who can help you address this legally. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: What should I ask for at my divorce mediation/what happens if I don’t show up

I completely left my life in Colorado to pcs with my husband and he cheated within the first month of our marriage(I don’t have physical proof because he destroyed the phone I had it on) he physically and emotionally hurt me. He’s currently being investigated by CID (he’s in the army) for... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 17, 2020

You really should work with an attorney who can know the facts of your case in detail and help provide you with guidance. Without that in-depth information about your case we can’t provide you with a solid route to take or how to approach this. You should show up for mediation. -Homer P. Jordan... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I have a mediation coming up (for my divorce) but I honestly don’t really know what that means & I can’t afford a lawyer

My husband is in the army, stationed in fort benning, I am a stay at home mom and only have spousal support coming in and I don’t know what to do about this mediation. Again I’m not really sure what it means and what I need to be doing. I also live in TX now and he is in GA.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 16, 2020

Mediation is going to bring in a third party to help you and your spouse resolve any disputes that you have. They are a neutral party and will listen and offer ways that your differences can be settled. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: 17 year old runaway

if my friend who is 17, 18 in a couple of months, have legal actions against them and be forced to return home if they ran away from home? we live in georgia and i read online that a 17 year old can legally voluntarily run away from home. would my family have legal actions against us if they lived... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 16, 2020

At 17, your friend is still a minor and legally must live where the parents/guardian say they can life. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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