Questions Answered by Homer P Jordan IV

Q: My fiance's nephew is a Baptist minister from Wyoming. Is he authorized to perform the marriage?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 9, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
You may want to give the court a call to inquire about this. You can reach them at: (770) 528-8900.

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

Q: How likely is it that I can change my son's last name without his father's consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 9, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
We would really need more details to in order to provide a response to this question. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with options and direction. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: My husband filled for divorce and unexpected.he threw me outta our home got temporary custody of our child ..

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 9, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague, this sounds like a case where you really need to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: Just starting CP case and NCP now wants to offer money, should I accept? How does he benefit?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 8, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague, you should accept the payment, but do let them know that it has been made. Keep a record of it. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: I’m legally disabled. Can DFCS or Juvenile court treat me differently?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law, Family Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I'm sorry you are going through this, as it sounds like a difficult time. I'm not sure what you mean about them treating you differently. You could discuss this issue with them, or with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and present you with options. Your child missed school due to his/her depression or your depression? There are unanswered questions here. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: In Ga. in a divorce action, must both parties be competent to participate in the proceedings?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
There are details to your case that we would need to know in order to provide you with an answer. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review your case in detail and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: Will a judge require me to sign passports to allow my Ex to take our kids out of the US for extended Summer Visitation?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague, it is possible that the judge will ask for you to sign passports for them to engage in international travel. Unless there are red flags of possible problems the judge would likely grant the request. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: How can I let the non- custodial parent get our 16 year old who wants to live with him?

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleagues. You will need to file a custody modification order, but if you both agree to this then there shouldn't be any issues with it. You may want to consult with an attorney who can help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: All my boyfriend money going to child support doesn’t have enough money for kids in household

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Has their been changes to his income since the child support order was made? If so, then he could file a modification request. You should consult with an attorney who can help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: With joint legal custody does the father have to discuss medical as well as our of state travel with me? Temp order.

4 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Your parenting plan should provide the guidelines on something like this. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: What are the specifics of joint legal custody in Georgia? We're supposed to discuss and agree correct?

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Take a look at your parenting plan to see what it says in regard to situations like this. If the order doesn't say anything about traveling or needing your consent, then he can do so. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: Can a child go with aunt and uncle if one of them is illegal

3 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Your question doesn't give us enough information in order to provide you with a solid answer. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: I have an ongoing child custody issue with a non biological father who is listed on the birth certificate.

3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
It's difficult to provide feedback without all the facts. I'm sorry you are going through this. You really should have a consultation 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 HomerJordan.com

Q: If someone has temporary guardianship of my daughter what are my parental rights

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague. The facts surrounding why someone else has guardianship is a big factor here. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail, present you with the options, and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: My son is upset at me and decide he want to live with his father. He’s 15. Is there a way I can stop this! Please HELPme

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
As my colleague has pointed out, his wishes will be taken into consideration, but so will any facts suggesting it's not a good idea. You should consult with an attorney who can determine your options and help you address the modification action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: If a spouse had an affair over ten years ago but the other spouse stayed can that affect alimony for a divorce today

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 29, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Only the judge can make the final decision regarding alimony. 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 HomerJordan.com

Q: I want my son to live with my father in IL while he's in high school (4yrs). what do I need to do for guardianship?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 29, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague, there are more facts we would need here. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: How can I fight for my children without a lawyer?

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 29, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
You could take care of this yourself, but it's an in-depth process. I doubt any lawyer is going to give you step-by-step direction on how to do it. But you could look into seeing if there are books or websites that offer the information. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: How can i petition the judge to get my children back? i cannot afford a lawyer and I have all the proof I would need.

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 29, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
I agree with my colleague. You really should be working with an attorney on this case. If you can't afford one, contact the state bar and ask if there are any pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Q: My son married someone from louisiana He is from GA,, he don't know where she is, how can he get a divorce?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 28, 2019
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
You should consult with an attorney who can help you plan the proper course of action. First, all efforts will be made to locate your spouse to serve the divorce papers. If the person cannot be found after an exhaustive search then you can seek a divorce by publication. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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