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0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I (18) be billed for an ambulance ride from when I was 17?

In March 2022 when I was 17 years old, I had to go to the ER. I was then transferred via. ambulance to a different hospital. My dad who pays my insurance was billed for everything. My mom and I assumed he did not pay the bills as they're divorced and we still kept getting bills. In about May... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Q: Does Montgomery vs Louisiana make a juvenile who has a life sentence for kidnapping, sentence illegal

Montgomery vs Louisiana extended:

• Miller vs Alabama

• Graham vs Florida

• Roper vs Simmons

• Adkins vs Virginia

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: My daughter attempted to runaway with a stranger. I contacted authorities and advised nothing I can do she's 17 adult

She is Autistic and sometimes makes irrational decisions due to being slightly - mentally incompetent. This was a man. I didn't know and neither did she.

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Q: My son is a minor and he's in juvenile and he was deemed incompetent in court are they still allowed to hold him

They had a court hearing for him yesterday but they're not allowing him to come home I'm want to know what I can do to bring him home

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: If I have just reunited with my kids but still have an open DFCS case, what will happen if I just move away?

I had my kids temporarily placed with family by DFCS (CPS), I completed rehab and have gotten them back, my case is still open, what will happen if I just move away and stop talking to them?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: What can I do if a non-relative is keeping my child from coming home and I have full custody?

I have custody and there is no paperwork stating I dont.

Joseph E. Cheeley, III
Joseph E. Cheeley, III PRO label
answered on Jul 13, 2022

You can ask a Sheriff to go with you to where the child is located, after showing your order establishing your legal custody rights. If the Sheriff won't comply, you can swear out a warrant with a Magistrate or police for interference with custody.

If the child refuses to go with you,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody, Communications Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: am i allowed to record my facetime conversations with my daughter? Mother is an attorney & doesnt consent

Im recording bc mother has accused me of being drunk and slurring words .. so i bought a breathalyzer .. record blowing bf and after i facetime with my daughter .... i have been recording our facetimes bc of accusations ... mother emailed me said she doesnt consent to the recordings citing private... Read more »

Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck
answered on Mar 31, 2022

No. See O.C.G.A. section 16-11-62. While Georgia is a one-party state, requiring the consent of only one party to a telephone conversation to record that conversation, Georgia requires the consent of all parties to record a video chat (i.e. FaceTime) in a "private place and out of public... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Notice to the clerk not in proper form heard based on assertion?
Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Nov 11, 2021

We cannot do anything for you because your "question" makes no sense. Try again and ask a specific question in proper question format.

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2 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law, Family Law, Adoption and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Q: Our parental rights were terminated in Juvenile Dependency case. Can our children be adopted w/out our knowledge?

My hubby showed for the TPR hearing, I did Not. Apparently, our rights WERE terminated. He didn't sign any paperwork, and, as I stated, I did not even go. Can our babies be adopted out without even our Knowledge? Also, can we adopt our own kids?!

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Oct 28, 2021

If your rights were terminated, the children can be adopted with no notice to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: 16 year old is being accused of being an accessory to armed robbery. Is there any way we can get her out of county?

She was accused to be with a boy that is 18 and committed armed robbery. She was taken to Fulton county juvenile detention center, they may try her as an adult and we are unsure of what to do.

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin
answered on Sep 8, 2021

It may be possible to get her a bond. You need to hire an attorney ASAP.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

-Law Office of Robbie M. Levin

Robbie@LevinLawyerGa.com

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Education Law, Health Care Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Divorced 2011 ex husband is primary care giver of our 17 daughter has a med conditions an he refuses to get her diagnose

He also let her quit school at 14 Ive been fightin this for 5 yrs PLEASE IM BEGGIN FOR HELP. my child cant walk and has a 6th grade edjucation. Every time i try to do something he has me locked up or restraining order taken out on me. Please help me

Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Sep 7, 2021

It would appear the only way you are going to move forward is with the assistance of legal counsel. Meet with an attorney as soon as you can to discuss your options.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Dfcs is petitioning to remove my daughter's rights due to her substance abuse problem. Is there anything we can do?
Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Aug 20, 2021

Absolutely. Find and retain an attorney who is experienced in handling cases involving DFCS.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: If my son on probation for aggravated assault with knife and got a new aggressive assault case will he get out
Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Aug 15, 2021

Not likely, but you may want to post in the criminal law section.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: I'm having to go to a preliminary protective hearing for my children what can I take with me to help me get mychildren
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
answered on Jul 20, 2021

We would need to know more about your case in order to provide you with guidance. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the case in detail and present you with the right route to address this.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Is there much that a policeman can do about this situation?

I’m 17. I’m two months away from being 18. I’m moving out and teaming with a trusted friend as a roommate and I’m going back to work and I have a small business as well. I just don’t want to be at home anymore. Is there not much a policeman can do since I’m so close to being 18? I... Read more »

Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Jul 19, 2021

Forget emancipation. Not enough time to make that work. Until you are 18, your parents rule the roost. Should an adult help you move out before you are 18, that person could be charged with interference with custody. It's only 2 months. Focus on the positive things you should be doing... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Need help with appeal process

Three years ago my daughter was in abusive relationship her bf wouldn't let me take the baby and my daughter would steal from Walmart to support her daughter cause the baby father was addicted to pills and would abusive to her. Well she got caught twice put on probation and went to jail for... Read more »

Kedra M Gotel
Kedra M Gotel
answered on Jul 7, 2021

Your daughter doesn't have an appeal appealable issue. She simply needs to revoke/terminate/end the guardianship in a signed writing. The Division of Family and Children Services did not initiate a petition of protection nor did they seek termination of your daughter's parental rights.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Can u leave at 18 if ur parents mis treats me and neglect me in Alabama?
Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Jun 23, 2021

You mis-posted your question as being one dealing with GA law. Still, your question is one that any attorney anywhere could answer. A person who has reached the age of 18 is NO longer a child. That person would be an ADULT. An adult can move, live, etc. wherever they choose to live. No... Read more »

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