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2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Im trying to fill out a child support addendum and have some questions on filling this out.

Not sure on how to fill it out

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 27, 2021

Consult with an attorney who can review the paperwork and provide you with guidance.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: He wants me out of the house we live in . Is there a legal way to stay

I am married we have been together for 28 years recently we are not getting along cause I cheated months ago

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 27, 2021

He can’t just make you leave. Going through the divorce process will address this situation. You should consult with an attorney who can help you with the process. The house is likely to be considered marital asset.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Q: My son (14 yrs) got an Xbox from a friend of his. I got rid of it. I'm I going to jail?

Xbox is not allowed at my house. I gave my son everyday for a week to give it back or get rid of it. He refused and 1st said he bought it then it was given to him. I contacted the police they said I had the right to get rid of anything that I feel is not good for my child. When he plays he gets... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 25, 2021

I agree with my colleague. If there is an issue due to you throwing it away you may want to buy another xbox, rather than hire an attorney, because it will be more cost effective. If the one you threw away was used you may want to look online for a used working one to replace it with, so that it is... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I’m a mother, and the father wants to file for legitimation. If i disagree with his custody requests, what do I do?

Is his legitimation request immediately granted or do I have the opportunity to request a different custody agreement? Will there be a court date? We have never been married, and have a history of domestic violence as him as the aggressor.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 2, 2021

There is a process that will be followed and you can counter the attempt. You should consult with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Georgia on
Q: I Divorced my wife in Alabama. We have joint custody. She moved to Atlanta without required notice.

I don’t know where they reside nor can I talk to them. They sneak to call me. Do I need an attorney to file an objection and can I file in Alabama without an Attorney?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 24, 2021

I agree with my colleague. Consult with an attorney in Alabama who can help you address this legally.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Dfcs is petitioning to remove my daughter's rights due to her substance abuse problem. Is there anything we can do?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 24, 2021

You may be able to. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My spouse took my guns that were left to me by my mother and refuse to return them. Can I file charges against him?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 23, 2021

I agree with my colleague. If you are divorcing him then you may be able to get them back or take action. Consult with an attorney who can help you with the divorce if you are seeking one.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I signed a temporary guardianship to my mother in law I signed the papers in Georgia she lives in Massachusetts it said

While incarcerated but she has not allowed me contact with my child the 4 years I was incarcerated how do I go about terminating the guardianship and getting my child back?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 17, 2021

If you are no longer incarcerated, which is what I’m assuming, then you should consult with an attorney. An attorney can review the facts of your case in detail, present you with your options, and help you plan the proper course of action.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: What is a typical bond set for first time offender of battery-FVA?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 23, 2021

I agree with my colleague, if they don’t have a record it won’t be a lot. If they do have a record then there’s no telling what it could be. Depends on the facts of the case and the record.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: If my son on probation for aggravated assault with knife and got a new aggressive assault case will he get out
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 17, 2021

It’s not likely that he would, but that will depend on the factors of his case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Cps took my daughter from the hospital when she was born. It has been 3 years what can I do
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 10, 2021

You should have addressed this situation immediately. You should consult now with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with your options.

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4 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Hello. Can I file for divorce if there is a TPO granted to my husband against me in Georgia? Thank you.

I know I have to hire a lawyer in GA.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 10, 2021

Yes, and it would be wise to consult with an attorney regarding the proper course of action.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: How do I go about getting custody of my child or doing child support When I live in a different state

Mother of My 4 month old son is refusing to let me see him unless I am with her in a relationship

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 6, 2021

In order for you to have any legal rights at all you will need to go through the legitimization process. You will need to work with an attorney to do that. Once you do that then you will be able to have a judge grant some custody to you, and if she doesn’t abide by it then she would be in... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Can I legally leave my spouse with my children or does he have to be told i'm leaving
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 5, 2021

I would certainly discuss this with him and make sure you are both on the same page, rather than just leaving. While you could legally do it, it may not turn out to be the best situation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a question pertaining to Georgia family law

I am a stepfather and have filed for custody rights under the Equitable caregivers Act of 2019 19 - 7 - 3.1 I have some very specific questions regarding repeals of laws given the fact that I am now allowed to file for custody rights of a child as a non-biological person

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 2, 2021

Considering you have specific questions regarding your situation it would be ideal for you to consult with an attorney who can help you. An attorney can review the facts of your case in detail and provide guidance specific to your case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Does having educational tie breaker also include decision on sending children to preschool and where to send children

I understand preschool is optional and per Georgia Compulsory law children aren’t required to attend school until 6. Dad has educational tie breaker, mom has primary physical custody. Parents previously made a written agreement per email for children to a school and after mom paid tuition and... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 2, 2021

Since he has the right to be the tie breaker then he will get to make the call. Sorry about the inconvenience that it causes. This should have been discussed, but in the end he was given the tie breaker right.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Can the other parent restrict the other from visitation based on awaiting Covid results? Court appointed
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 6, 2021

I agree with my colleague. This really depends. If you are unsure about such things you can always consult with an attorney who can review your case in detail and provide you with guidance.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: What are the requirements to marry an inmate at Hancock State Prison?

I'm not a GA resident.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 30, 2021

I recommend you give the facility a call to inquire about their procedure. Here’s their website:

http://www.dcor.state.ga.us/Facilities/hancock-state-prison

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Can a defendant’s testimony be null and void if the defendant is under guardianship due to actions before court

I recently testified in court for a restraining order on late July and got the order extended due to admitting guilt. The guardianship was recommended by the police to my mother on early May due to many encounters with them. My parents are now planning to file guardianship over me and my question... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 30, 2021

I agree with my colleague. You have a lot going on here, it would be best to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide guidance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: What if I forgot to submit the summons but the opposing still filed a response to motion to amend final order.

How will Court handle at hearing. Could opposing counsel bring up at hearing to have motion completely ignored?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 28, 2021

You can still go ahead and file it at this point.

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