Barnesville, GA asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Georgia

Q: Questions concerning a writ of habeous corpus

The first question ask for Name, county, and court that entered the judgement of conviction under attack. I don't know what name they are referring to.

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A: In the context of a writ of habeas corpus, when the form asks for the "Name," it typically refers to the name of the petitioner or the individual who was convicted and is challenging their detention or imprisonment. This would be the name of the person who believes they are being unlawfully detained or imprisoned. The "county" and "court" fields would then refer to the specific county and court where the judgement of conviction (that is being challenged) was entered.

It's essential to complete this information accurately to ensure the petition is correctly processed and directed to the appropriate judicial authority. If there's any doubt about the specific details, you should review the court records or documents related to the conviction in question.

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