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Q: Does my ex have any legal standing to sue me for not making payments on loan in her name?

My car was in my ex's name and she refused to refinance to make payments more affordable, so I stopped making payments. One payment was missed before she asked for car back, and she made one payment before she could sell it. She is now suing me for two payments and the money she payed to... Read more »

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Q: If a mechanic did work on your vehicle the 1st time you drive it the belt comes off causing over $2000.00 worth of damag

What should I do? My truck has been served at the Nissan dealership every 3500 miles like clock work. The radiator and thermostat change was the job for the mechanics very easy to do. They took no responsibility for my belt coming off going down the road braking 2 pulley sending the cooling fan... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Good afternoon, I have a few questions regarding how to retrieve a pro bono lawyer that will represent me.

It’s regarding employment law and the steps I need to resolve this on going issue with an employer whom hired me with the intent to pay my wages nor provide my photos, basically scamming me.

0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Collections and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Cash app has a hold on my account with no cause. Is this illegal?

So about 2 weeks ago my cash app got locked up for an unknown reason. I couldn’t transfer my money out my cash balance I couldn’t send anybody any money and I couldn’t use my cash card. I contacted cashapp through the chat on the app and they emailed me back finally a week later and said I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Can I withhold the remaining $550 balance if my contractor breaks verbal agreement and texts me "you're on your own"?

I hired a contractor to build a 2 porches and repair 1, install a door, repair roof. He told me it would be completed on May 19,2022 in a text message. Then he said it would be finished by July 1, 2022. He would go weeks without showing up and no contact. He used my son to help him load/unload his... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: My contractor is saying he did not break verbal agreement for not completing job on time and texted "your on you're own"

I hired a contractor to build a 2 porches and repair 1, install a door, repair roof. He told me it would be completed on May 19,2022 in a text message. Then he said it would be finished by July 1, 2022. He would go weeks without showing up and no contact. He used my son to help him load/unload his... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Insurance Bad Faith and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Defendant Lawyer sent me an email stating Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 9-11-5. Can I now email documents back under the same?

I have a civil claim, the person is aware of the lawsuit but has not been served yet, I have hired two process servers (at different times) to attempt to serve them, the first said they appear to be evading service, so I hired a second one who is currently attempting to serve the defendant. To my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Small Claims and Banking for Georgia on
Q: Was verbally gifted a house by mother in-law and now after 4 years received a disspossessary warrant what can we do?

My wife and I have worked on this home for four years buying materials here and there and keeping the place up. We have alot of time labor and money in it

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Car Accidents and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Filed mechanic lien on vehicle in Georgia and sent filed lien to owner and lienholder certified mail whats next step?

Owner had wrecked vehicle brought to shop (claimant) for repairs by verbal agreement parts were brought and returned after not hearing from owner inaccessible. Vehicle is still wrecked but storage started to accrue each day after not hearing from owner. Contact lienholder and was told to file... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: my in laws have custody of our 11 yr old, we willingly have up our rights 8 yr ago.. we have our 7 yr old with us in our

new home. we lived at my in laws for 4 yrs, with our 2 children. we rent to own a new home for our children... the in laws will not give us a pair of socks for my 7 yr old, so he has nothing( yes we have bought him things) even his own laptop. we also want our rights back to our 11 yr old

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Probate and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: do i need to go to probate court to file for mishandle of my daughterts utma trust ? or state court>

GTMA IRREVOCABLE TRUST BREACH OF FIDICUARY DUTY BY FATHER WHO IS FORMER TRUSTEE AND WITHHELD FUNDS FROM MARY SINCE JANUARY 9, 2019 WHEN HE AGREED VERBALLY ON RECORDED LINE TO TRANSFER ASSETS. MARY REPORTED EACH MONTH MISSING . APRIL 1, 2021 WAS FIRST CHILD SUPPORT SINCE HEARING AND FIRST EVER.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Can I file a case in small claims court if one parent will not split the medical cost?

I have a CS order that state medical cost are to be split 50/50. I am looking for a judgement for repayment.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
answered on May 2, 2022

You may be able to do that. Contact your local court to inquire about the process.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Products Liability, Consumer Law and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: My car was damaged by an automatic car wash machine. The damage was caused by broken device. Are they negligent?

The attendant said that they are not liable for damage to vehicles over ten years in age. Some solid device smashed into the side of the car and busted the driver's side outside mirror assembly. They even stopped the automatic conveyor machine because they heard the loud "POP" sound... Read more »

Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck
answered on Apr 8, 2022

If the car wash had warning signs (essentially liability waivers) in reasonable view, then you likely assumed the risk of damage to your vehicle by using the car wash. Thus, the car wash is not liable.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Can you take someone to small claims court if they didn't have the money a few years back but has it now

I have have copies of checks cashed.got them out of jail was over a $1000.00

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: I was asked to go talk to a detective about the allegations that i stole jewelry. How can I maintain my innocence.

The prosecutors have no evidence besides the fact that I knew where the key was. (Under the front door mat)

They said I pawned it off. I have never been to any pawn shops ever.

Can I ask the detective to swab for fingerprints because I know I never touched it?

The... Read more »

Cory D. Raines
Cory D. Raines
answered on Jan 23, 2022

You need to contact a criminal attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: OK I want to file suit on the state of Georgia for violation of my constitutional rights for self defense laws
Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Oct 13, 2021

Okay? Did you have a question to ask us?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: What do I do

Ex is suing me for items of furniture that belongs to me claiming it belongs to him and for items that have never been in my home and even a cat that he took me to adopt because I rejected him the other day when he came back to my house and I told him to leave or I would call the police

Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Oct 13, 2021

Most people in your situation meet with an attorney who can defend them against the lawsuit.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: If someone was arrested for using my card and I want to drop the charges will the arresting officer obligee

FINANCIAL CARD FRAUD 16-9-33

The woman charged was tricked into using it under instruction of her boyfriend who was responsible for finding my wallet

Cory D. Raines
Cory D. Raines
answered on Oct 3, 2021

This depends on several factors. However, contacting the prosecutor's office and letting them know that you don't want her to be charged is a first step. You can request to fill out a non-prosecution affidavit, but ultimately it is up to the prosecution to determine if they will dismiss... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: How do I serve C T Corporation System in Lawrenceville GA listed as registered agent for property management company?

Property management company currently managing apartment complex in Marietta GA is in violation of tenant lease agreement. Principal address of the business is listed in UT; registered agent is a corporation by the name C T Corporation System in Lawrenceville GA. Gwinnett County sheriff is said to... Read more »

Michael D. Birchmore
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Michael D. Birchmore
answered on Aug 24, 2021

CT Corporation is a company that acts as registered agent for thousands of companies throughout the country. The deputy certainly knows how to serve CT Corp. You are likely drafting your lawsuit pleadings incorrectly. You do not sue CT Corp, you sue the company and serve CT Corp which then gets... Read more »

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