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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My 9 year old daughter and her friend is allowed to swim naked in her father's pool... is it illegal???
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 12, 2019

No, that's not illegal in a private pool. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Q: My mom has dementia. She has not been been legally declared incomptent. She signed power of Attorney over to me in

She signed in front of a notary who read and went over what she was signing and that mom fully understood what she was signing

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 10, 2019

What is the legal question for us? I don't know what the question is that you are asking. Maybe you could re-write it so that the question is clear so that we can provide you with feedback. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Child's father has given every dinner visit he's ever had to his mother

Child's father has allowed his mother to pick up, keep, and return the child on every Thursday dinner visit he's had, which is over a year now. He is now stating that he wants his mother to pick her up from school on those Thursday's. The paperwork says he has her from the time school lets out... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 10, 2019

I agree with my colleague, unless she (the child's grandmother) is a danger to the child then there shouldn't be an issue with her picking the child up on those days. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Help with legitimization and father’s rights

My bf’s child’s mother is seeking TANF, which is seeking to put him on child support. She has a medical condition that CAN prevent her from working, but she can still work, she just doesn’t want to. She admitted (via text message) that she doesn't want him involved with his baby but keeps... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 10, 2019

You should consult with an attorney regarding legitimization. He doesn't have to have her permission to seek legitimation, and he won't have any legal rights to the child until he has legitimized. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: HOW DO I GO ABOUT GETTING LEGAL AID FOR MY HUSBAND WHO IS LOCKED UP IN ROCKDALE COUNTY? 2ND DEGREE BATTERY

MY HUSBAND IS INCARCERATED IN ROCKDALE COUNTY JAIL FOR 2ND DEGREE BATTERY. THIS IS HIS 4 FAMILY DOMESTIC. THEY DID NOT GIVE HIM A BOND AND SAID IT COULD BE 6 MONTHS BEFORE HE WENT UP FOR BOND AGAIN UNLESS HE HAD AN ATTORNEY REQUESTING A BOND HEARING. PLEASE HELP

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 9, 2019

You could contact the Legal Aid office, or call the State Bar to see if there are any pro bono attorneys in your area who would take the case. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: My son and his wife are separated. She will not let me video chat or talk to them. Do I have any rights?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 6, 2019

I agree with my colleague, your son has the right to allow this, so you should speak with him about it and let him know what you would like to happen. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: The protection order say no visitation no contact not even third party with the mother or child. It’s a premenant order

In GA. It gives the mother full custody as well.

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 5, 2019

What is the question you have for us? I am sorry, but I don't know what the question is here. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My nephew mother has asked us to help her with her son by letting him come live with us for a while. His father said no

He sign birth certificate his dad has no job, lives with his mother

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 4, 2019

Does the father have legal rights to the child? Was he married to the mother or has he legitimized the child? If not, then he has no legal say about where the child lives, that would be up to the mother. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

3 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Criminal Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I request a restraining order be removed so my son who was charged with criminal trespassing can come home?

He busted a window at our home and was charged with criminal trespassing.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 4, 2019

Yes, you can file for a dismissal of a protective order. You can find the form for it here: https://www.gsccca.org/file/family-violence-forms

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

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: After filing for your case to be reopened, can you call for redrawal without your sponsors (spouse) concern?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 3, 2019

I'm not sure your question here is clear, which is why you haven't gotten responses to it. You may want to re-post with clarity so that people can respond to the question. Thank you. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: once a temporary custody order has been dismissed do you have to start the process over?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 3, 2019

We would need to know the details of your case in order to provide an accurate response. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and provide you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I have joint custody. The mother hasn't allowed me to see or talk to my daughters in 3yrs,

She is now taking me back to court & harassing my family/friends. What can I do? We are in ga

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 2, 2019

Do you have a court order giving you joint custody? If that is the case, she would be in contempt. You should consult with an attorney who can help you legally address this situation.-Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Do I as paternal grandmother have legal standing to file an original petition for change of custody?

Father never legitimated, but paternity was established via a signed paternity affidavit from both parents. In addition, child support enforcement also generated a paternity establishment via their administrative court proceedings. I have lived in Ga with child over 6 years. Neither parent lives in... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 30, 2019

I agree with my colleagues, you can file for custody. You should consult with an attorney for guidance and to ensure everything is properly handled. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I'm trying to get a modification of a child support order, and would like to know if I have everything needed to proceed

I have done the child support addendum, and also the worksheet.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 30, 2019

I agree with my colleagues, you are going to need more than just those two items. 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

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can my spouse kick out a guest without my consent if she is the only one on the lease?
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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 29, 2019

Yes, it sounds as though she can since she is the one on the lease. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I'm getting deployed and I want my mother and sister to take my place for the months that I'm gone. what do I file?

We have a court ordered visitation already in place but it doesn't say anything specific about grand parents. I know they don't have rights but what should I do because I leave in about a more month

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 28, 2019

I agree with my colleague, you can file for a modification for this situation. You should meet with an attorney to have this done. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: Good Morning, I have questions about facebook messages I have been receiving from an unwanted source.

This person has been texting me on Facebook messenger for several weeks. I have asked them to leave me alone and it has not stopped. This person is also reaching out to my spouse with the intentions on creating havoc in our household. She calls his job, text his phone, and also reaching out to... Read more »

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Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 28, 2019

My colleague is correct, you can block that person on Facebook and they will not be able to contact you through there at all. Just go to their page and from the drop down menu on their personal page you can click to "block" the person. If the person continues to contact you unwanted and your... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: How do I file for medical expenses?

My son was born in April 2018.

We recently finished custody court.

I filed for child support in October 2018, in Georgia. They lost the DNA test, I had to take him back again, prolonging the process.....and they are just now finalizing it, IN JULY, I haven’t received any payments... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 27, 2019

You should be working with an attorney on this so that it is handled correctly and promptly. You should consult with an attorney who can help you going forward. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My son exited custody to non biological family from when we were both put in dcs and split up I want to get him back.

I exited custody aged out and he exited to his fathers foster parents I just want to get him home. Or at least to ither my mom or my husbands foster parents. His father moved out and left him behind. I want him with me or actual family that I can be able to see him more often.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 27, 2019

You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and help you plan the proper course of action. Not knowing the details of your case it is difficult to provide you with direction. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: if my parents kicked me out, can they force me to return home
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 27, 2019

Yes, if you are under the age of 18 they can force you to return home. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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