These fines are generally not enforceable like tickets issued by law enforcement agencies. However, failure to pay the fines could result in outstanding balance being sent to a collection agency, which could negatively impact your credit.
Refuses to return the vehicle and continue to deal, and refuses to give me any money back that have been paid into the vehicle. It was financed in their name. Verbal agreement on me keeping the vehicle and making payments.
Since there is no written contract about the essential terms of you all's verbal agreement, then much more information will be needed to better answer your question. Whether there are any written communications (text messages, emails, etc.) that indicate an understanding between you all. I...View More
backward causing injury on my left hip and back. Now I have problems with my vision and other problems. Because of problem with the paralegal at the law firm I had, claiming that she had sent me documents that never sent and claiming that she never received from the medical facility any of the... View More
Issues and miscommunication does happen, so if you are not happy with your current law firm, then you could always seek another firm or attorney to take over your case. If you elect to do this, then there are plenty of attorneys, including myself, who can speak with you about this important matter,...View More
When a plaintiff uses the Sherriff to serve a defendant and, garnishee, do they still need to file a certificate of service with the court? The court has uploaded the sheriff's entry of service showing the dates the plaintiff and garnishee were served... Just trying to see if I need to... View More
Good question. Like any other magistrate court claim, when you initially file suit and request the marshal's or sheriff's department to serve the defendant, you are required to fill out a form called the "marshal's entry of service" or something similar to that. Once a...View More
Your question depends on what you plan on suing your employer for. The statute of limitations provides timeframes for when a lawsuit must be filed and failure to do so during that time will result in you being unable to file a lawsuit. The following limits are outlined in the Official Code of...View More
From a civil standpoint, there is a strong possibility that the other driver will file a claim against you and your insurance company for any property damage and/or personal injuries. If that claim can't be settled, the they have the option of filing a lawsuit against you. It is recommended...View More
Although it is not a crime to serve process on a minor, doing so likely goes against the procedures outlined in the Georgia's Civil Practice Act. Depending on the set of circumstances involved in the case will determine what procedure needs to be followed. If the lawsuit is against a minor,...View More
Without more information on the circumstances surrounding the dispute, a complete answer cannot be given. However, filing a motion to dismiss can be done for a variety of reasons and is case specific. Therefore, It is highly recommended that you contact an attorney that specializes in civil suits....View More
I was passenger of the vehicle not at fault we were parked and parking spot at a convenient store. A commercial box truck slammed into us so hard they totaled the car we we were in. Me and the driver went to the ER my friend was off work 3 days with wip lash. During a MRI we found a brain aneurysm... View More
Under Georgia law, those that are injured through no fault of their own may be entitled to damages, which includes compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. The insurance company will be responsible for paying out these sums and will most certainly try to limit their...View More
•I am the only legal Tenant of the property as I signed the contract
I have an occupier living in my rental home. The person and I lived together for around a year but her name is not on the contract. She has not payed 3 weeks worth of rent and also rejected to pay the bills. Is it... View More
Under Georgia law, a renter may evict a roommate or other person whom is not on the lease. Before you can initiate eviction proceedings, you will need to give them written notice and they must refuse. Once this phase is completed then a dispossessory action can be filed at the county's...View More
I hope you are feeling much better from the accident. Liability denials and refusals to pay damages are routinely issued by insurance companies. Each case is different and relies on the specific circumstances involved in the incident. This includes relevant evidence collected at the scene, what...View More
The police arrived to my home and stated to us that they were charging her with criminal trespass (family violence) which didn’t make sense . We questioned them howeever they booked her into the jail for smash and grab burglary , purchase of alcohol being a minor , and possession of marijuana... View More
She will have to either hire a private attorney or be assigned a public defender to help defend these serious charges, which could and should have been avoided by not calling the police in the first place. Whether you want press charges or not against your daughter is out of your hands because now...View More
Great question. So long as there was a valid contract and you substantially performed under those contractual obligations, you will likely be entitled to payment and or damages for client not paying you.
Depending on the underlying facts, you could be entitled to damages as well as...View More
It is recommended that you check your employee handbook and other policies that you should have been given prior to your employment. However, Georgia is known as employee-at will state, which means you can be fired for any reason or no reason at all, so long as that termination does not violate a...View More
This question is vague and without more cannot be adequately answered. However, licensed or not you do have the right to protect yourself from imminent threats of harm or danger posed by others. Specifically, under Georgia law, you may stand your ground and use reasonable force to defend yourself...View More
Contingency contracts are on of many contracts that are legally enforceable in the state of Georgia. They are often seen in personal injury law matters and many of these contracts allow either the client or attorney to terminate or withdraw, respectively. However, the client may owe that attorney...View More
In Georgia, the creditor would first have to sue you in one of the state courts and then obtain a judgment against you. Then that creditor can record that judgment on any property that you have, real or personal property. This includes any property that is owned by multiple parties including that...View More
This depends on several factors. However, contacting the prosecutor's office and letting them know that you don't want her to be charged is a first step. You can request to fill out a non-prosecution affidavit, but ultimately it is up to the prosecution to determine if they will dismiss...View More
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