Southfield, MI asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence and Elder Law for Georgia

Q: What legal safe guards do I have to challenge 1. an eviction order and 2. a protection order i believe my mother may mak

My mother and I recently moved into a new home together. Unfortunately, issues from the past have re-emerged and created a storm of conflict that has irrevocably damaged our relationship. Can she retaliate against me by ordering me to vacate the home and/or by filing an order of protection, even though we both are co-owners of the house?

1 Lawyer Answer
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Without more details, it is difficult to provide you with an accurate answer. Generally speaking, protective orders are not granted unless there is evidence to support it. If you are a co-owner, you cannot be evicted, however if a TPO is granted, you obviously cannot remain in the home. For these reasons, I encourage you to consult an attorney as soon as possible to protect your interests.

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-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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