Round O, SC asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Georgia

Q: Can a Superior Court Judge dismiss a Petition because of what he sees as a technical issue, and not rule on the merits ?

I submitted a Petition pro se for my incapacitated son, I am legal guardian/POA/mother. The judge dismissed the Petition because I "am not a lawyer" although I submitted case law/GA Statute to show I was allowed to do so in exceptional cases such as ours. He did not read the Petition, simply dismissed.

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V. Joy Edwards
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V. Joy Edwards
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Hmmm . . . It depends. I would need more details to be able to respond. Feel free to contact us to schedule a consultation.

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Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: We would need to know more of the details in order to answer this question. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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