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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce, Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: There's a mistake on my final divorce decree is it still Legal it's a written mistake

I was unable to get a lawyer I've been a stay at home mom since I was 6mo prego our son is 3 he filed I couldn't afford council so he was awarded primary custody we have joint custody there was mental verbal emotional and some physical abuse and he cheated and I have proof of everything which I was... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 10, 2019

What is the mistake? There are details to your case that we would need to know in order to provide you with guidance. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and present you with the options and guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: If both parents are fine with joint legal and physical custody, will there still be a child support declaration?

We coparent just fine in my opinion and we spend the same amount of time and money with our children wether separate or together.

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 10, 2019

There are facts to the case that would be taken into consideration, such as income. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: I'm 23 years old, my mother has guardianship over me as an adult, she made me move out and doesn't take care of me.

My guardian is my mother, she's the only person listed on my guardianship papers, she made me move out of her house and into my fathers house, I believe she isn't doing her duties as my guardian anymore because she doesn't take care of me and hardly checks on me, My father is never at home because... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 9, 2019

You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. Also, if you have a case worker at all you may want to discuss this with that person and see what they suggest. Without knowing the facts of your case in detail it’s... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: If my wife moved out of family home without being asked does she give up rights to property?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 9, 2019

No, she would not give up her rights to the property because she moved out. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Adoption and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: How do I switch from temporary guardianship to permanent guardian?

Mother of child is on the run from law enforcement and father is unknown. She doesnt visit or help with any of the needs the child has. Pretty much abandoned the child after appointing me temporary guardianship.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 9, 2019

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. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Family Law and Health Care Law for Georgia on
Q: What are the legal liability obligations limits under Georgia law for guardian of adults related to the wards expenses.

Ward was sent to mental facility from emergency room and the ward's stay exceeded the insurance coverage limit. Is the guardian legally liable for payment of the excess charges under Georgia Law? The hospital transferred the ward to the mental facility. I read under Ga Title 29-2-21 that the... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 6, 2019

I agree with my colleague, you may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and provide you with guidance. -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: How can I get Guardianship of my nephew if my sister gives her consent? And if she refuses?

I believe my sister is neglecting her three year old son, and can provide witnesses to several events showing neglect, including leaving him in a car while she went into the store, him running around outside with a knife he got from the kitchen unsupervised, and the person who found him called for... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 5, 2019

As my colleagues have indicated, you may have some options that you can take, it all depends on the facts of the case. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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4 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I’m about to file uncontested divorce. Lived here for 9months.Haven’t switched my license from SC to GA. Can I still fil
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 4, 2019

Yes, you will be able to file for divorce here. I agree with my colleague though, you should get your license changed as well. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: How long does it take to get divorce due to domestic violence and we have a 6 yrs old son together in GA

Husband went to jail due to child abuse and domestic violence but he will be out on bond in a few days. I want to file for divorce and full custody of our 6 yrs old son, we will be in safe house for a while. We are living in a fear. We have been seperated for a year but he keep coming around and... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 4, 2019

There is no set amount of time that it takes. It really depends on your individual circumstances and how things progress in the case. You should consult with an attorney who can review your case in depth and help you plan the proper course of action to ensure everything is properly covered and... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My child will not be 18 until end of april 2020. Do I have to wait to file for divorce w/o minor child til then?

Husband has not supported her for 5 yrs and I'm not seeking child support but ready for divorce

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 3, 2019

I agree with my colleagues. You can file now if you want to, but child support isn’t waived. Or you can wait until the child is 18 and it shouldn’t be an issue in the divorce. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Family Law and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: What document do I need to submit to court to close a civil case after the judge has spoken on it and not dismiss it?

The judge has spoken on a civil contempt case and the case shows open and not closed. Child support enforcement cannot move forward with their case because the civil contempt case shows open. I don’t want to dismiss the case only close it.

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 3, 2019

I agree with my colleagues, your attorney should have handled this. However, you can close out the case by filing the case disposition form. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: How do I get a case where I am a victim of sexual abuse reviewed by us grand jury

How do I get my case before a Federal Court because my rights have been violated by Cherokee County Georgia juvenile courts and Defacs

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 2, 2019

It would be difficult to provide you with guidance without knowing the facts of your case. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and provide you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: can the mother leave the state during a pending legitmation case?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Dec 2, 2019

I agree with my colleague, it depends on the facts involved in the case. There is no straight answer that we can provide you without knowing the details of the case. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Tried to turn myself in they said they had no record of it and couldn't book me so what do I do now

I was ordered to turn myself in on the 25 but they said I should have had some kind of paper work but when the judge told us we were free to go they never gave us any kind of paper work so the jail would let me turn myself in I got proof that I was there like I was ordered but what now

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 27, 2019

Hold onto the proof that you were there so that if it comes up again you can show that you followed orders. You may want to consult with an attorney who can help you with case. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: How can I obtain a probono lawyer for family violence if the state bar and Gwinnett bar are saying it's a civil matter?

I've already been in contact with the bars. Been doing this since July and they all tell me they can't help me bc my husband filed for divorce in July and I never have pressed charges before. Now I'm trying to and can't. The state charged him a couple of years ago and I have yet to hear anything... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 27, 2019

If you need a pro bono attorney you can try contacting legal aid. You can also contact the state bar to inquire about what pro bono attorneys are in your area. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: How can I get a probono lawyer for family violence?

I have no money, my husband beat me for the last 5 years. We have joint custody of my 4 yr old. He has physical custody, I gave him to my husband bc I had no stable place for him. I have supervised visitation Wednesdays and Saturdays for 2 hrs each day. I haven't seen my son in 6 weeks. I've been... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 26, 2019

I agree with my colleague. Try contacting legal aid to see if you can get some assistance. Additionally, you can contact the state bar and ask if there are any pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Hey there! I have a few Q& A's so let's start with this one. How long have to file charges for domestic violence?

I left Lucas's dad in july after a bad injury frm kevin in May 2019. I have no money for an attorney. He didn't allow me to work. And has legal documents& wont give them to me.I I gave him phys. Cust. Bc I don't have a set place to live he pushed for supervised visits by himself w/o a 3rd partyou... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 25, 2019

You should consider consulting with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I signed my divorce decree with a quit claim deed of my house to my ex-wife.

The quit claim deed was signed in October 2017 and in the divorce decree my ex had 6 months to obtain the mortgage in her name alone and she failed to do so (she was living in the house and moved out during that time as well). She contacted me in October 2019 claiming that she is the legal owner of... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 22, 2019

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I will have a warrant as of 6pm tomorrow by a judge for no paying my ex wife 1500$ in two days can i be bonded out?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 22, 2019

I agree with my colleague. This is a question we can’t answer without knowing the details. I would try to come up with the money to avoid being arrested. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I leave my 17 year old home for a week alone? He will be turning 18 in a couple of months. He is really

Responsible goes to school and work.

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Nov 22, 2019

I agree with my colleague, you do have the discretion to do so at that age. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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