Tampa, FL asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: I was served today with contempt/modification paperwork in my home town of Tampa, by my ex through Cobb County,

I need more than 30 days to reply. Correction - answer is due in 30 days, not counting the day you were served.

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Ellaretha Coleman

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your response is due 30 days from the date you were served. If you need assistance responding, you should consult with an attorney.

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P. Justin Thrailkill

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  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Was the case filing in Georgia or Florida? Depending on how long you've been in Florida, and where the original case was, it may not be appropriate to have the case in Cobb County. Talk to an attorney ASAP, as that objection needs to be raised within 30 days.

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