Atlanta, GA asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia

Q: Is super sedeas automatic on all cases? contempt action in divorce - non-payment, no appeal filed only Mot New Trial

Divorce, Final Jdgmt Decree issued 10/20/2017, court reserved issue of attorney's fees - still waiting on that . Spouse, ordered to start paying on specific dates (12/2017) has not paid anything so far, so I filed a motion for contempt. At motion hearig Opposing counsel argues super sedeas applies because she filed a Motion for new trial. Judge is considering both sides. Need help on this.

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Ellaretha Coleman

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to consult with an attorney to review the pending pleadings in your case to determine your options.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Regina Irene Edwards

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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There isn't much help anyone can provide after the hearing has already been held.

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Homer P Jordan IV

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the hearing has already taken place there's not much that can be done. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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