Generally, if someone has a superior lien to yours, then they have a right to the vehicle. However, if they sold the vehicle and it resulted in proceeds in excess of their lien, you would then be entitled to an excess proceeds. Of course, it is very unlikely the vehicle would be sold for in excess...Read more »
I would recommend that you contact the local authorities and/or the Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI). In addition, you can contact the FBI. Finally, you may wish to contact your local telephone company. They will also launch an investigation.
The father of my children has made it known that he wants custody of my two children (ages 3 and 4). I plan on going to court. He wants me to sign legitimation papers where he is asking for joint custody. Additionally the papers say that I don't request to be notified about any further... Read more »
I would strongly recommend that you retain counsel to consult with you about the matter. Until you have spoken with an attorney, I would recommend against you signing any papers, especially anything that would give up your right to your children or waiving your right to notice related to a lawsuit....Read more »
The decision about probation belongs to the judge. It will depend on the circumstances of your crime. It would also be impacted by whether or not you have a criminal history. Since you do not have a history, you should ask your counsel about the first offender program.
I would strongly encourage you to retain counsel for the charge. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may have one appointed. In terms of whether you can get probation, that will depend on the facts surrounding the charge as well as your specific history.
While it would be possible for you to do so, I would strongly encourage you to seek counseling for both you and your child. This is your last opportunity to have a good and positive impact on the child's life. You can get assistance from the local health department and from the Georgia...Read more »
I had not drank any alcohol whatsoever before the accident and I was home for the evening (would not be driving anymore that evening). I am the one who called police to make a report of the accident and there were no injuries. It took police an hour to get to the scene and I had a couple margaritas... Read more »
I would strongly recommend you get counsel. By refusing the field sobriety test, you greatly increased the likelihood you may lose your license. The officer did not believe your story that you only started drinking after you were at home.
Yes. You have a right to recover your lost wages, have your medical expenses paid and will likely have a right to receive payment based upon a disability rating the physician will assign to your injury. The disability ratings vary greatly by physician and are often low if the physician regularly...Read more »
If there is no emergency involved (ie: Person is leaving the state), then a person should be given no less than several days notice. Usually, the date of a deposition will be coordinated with the other attorney for a date and time that is agreeable to everyone.
The liability of the school district depends upon whether or not they were negligent and if their negligence caused the injuries. In evaluating the matter, you would need to evaluate whether or not the jungle gym was appropriate for a child of your daughter's age and if she was being properly...Read more »
You can sue anyone. I think what you are really asking is whether the suit would be successful. Unless you contracted AIDS or another disease, I think the suit would have a very, very, low likelihood of success.
Obtaining a verdict is only half the battle. To collect, you can garnish the wages or bank account of the defendant. In addition, you may have a FiFa issued to allow you to have assets of the defendant seized to compensate you for the verdict. Generally, I would recommend sending post judgment...Read more »
Under Georgia law, a corporation or financial institution is treated as a "person" for purposes of a personal injury action. The only possible exception is that a corporation may not have a right to personal privacy. However, even that may depend on the facts and the statute at issue.
You may file a negligence action in State Court or Superior Court. In both courts, you are entitled to a jury trial. You may also file a personal injury action in Magistrate court, but this court has limited jurisdiction in terms of the value of the case and there is an automatic right to appeal to...Read more »
Generally, an inmate being held on a civil matter is not entitled to a court appointed lawyer. However, the U.S. Supreme Court did recently hold that a person being held for civil contempt due to failure to make support payments may be entitled to an attorney if his former spouse or the other party...Read more »
If you are requesting records from your own insurance company, you simply need to send them a request. They should produce a copy of the declaration page, policy and payment history to you. If you are trying to find out the insurance coverage of another driver, then you must send the insurance...Read more »
Not always. It depends on how the accident occurred. If neither driver was negligent, then there should be no charges. However, if a driver committed a traffic violation, was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, was driving without a license or with a defective vehicle, then charges are...Read more »
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