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Q: Does a landlord have the right to retroactively add move-out fees post-inspection with signed agreements on fees?

We moved out of an apartment where there was no security deposit necessary. One move out day we did the final inspection and came to an agreement with the landlord's representative regarding move out fees due to damages to the apartment. I have paid those fees and the prorated rent amount, and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal for Transunion to report 2 credit scores, one of which has no visibility to the consumer and no oversight?

Yesterday I applied for a debt consolidation loan from Truist bank through Lightstream.com. Request was denied. That's not the problem, the problem is the reason why.

They reported that Transunion sent them two scores. The first is the FICO score which is 715. The second one was one... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Georgia on
Q: Can you alter or relinquish rights to an easement after you list a house for sale?

My neighbors approached me about two months ago to request that I relinquish the rights to the easement that runs on their property, but they only just now prepared the documents after we've listed our house for sale. To complicate things, our utilities are buried underground through the... Read more »

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Q: Two scores reported from Transunion.

Yesterday I applied for a debt consolidation loan from Truist bank through Lightstream.com. Request was denied. The denial is not the main problem, the reason for refusal is the issue.

They reported that Transunion sent them two scores. The first is the FICO score which is 715. The... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to host a benefit ride to obtain funds for a family member without their consent?

My son was in a motorcycle accident. He sustained severe injuries. His aunt hosted a benefit ride in his name and didn’t tell him. The money collected is in a trust account and she won’t let him have access to any of it. I bought a power of attorney packet from Office Depot and plan on filling... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: What code could I argue in ga.if an officer blatantly lies in a statement that assisted in my arrest And I have proof?

The officer said that the victim who is my fiancé emailed him the ring footage when, in fact, he emailed them to his self, without her permission without her knowing. And I have a ring footage that shows him emailing them to his cell with the timestamp from the email from my fiancé as well as... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: O.C.G.A. 40-6-395 Is this a conviction of this crime and is this right?

I had an incident where I was speeding, I got scared when i saw the police lights, and ran from the officer in my vehicle, then calmed down and left my car in park to walk back to where the officer had stopped to turn myself in. In court, the judge ruled it as a traffic infraction with no points... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: My brother was shot by police who wrote false reports stating he shot himself. Can he sue for excessive force?

He was pulled over for laying drag . Once he pulled over he identified himself using an alias,which checked out with the officers. They asked him to step out of the car,under suspicion Marijuana was in the car . He stepped out a struggle ensued his shirt ripped off and the tension release from the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: Miscarriage due to hospital not distributing rhogham shot. Do I have a case?

I recently suffered a late term septic miscarriage. I went into labor, had to be taken to the hospital via ambulance and lost a considerable amount of blood due to a rare bleeding disorder. I have since done some research and found that I was not administered the rhogham shot after my first born... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Georgia on
Q: My brother was shot by police, they falsified reports stating he shot himself, can he sue for excessive force

This happened in ga. He was pulled over for laying drag,and was ask to search because he(officer) spotted Marijuana my brother fled and was struck by a car.but continued to the woods where he was tased twice,which was also ineffective they then shot him. They found a firearm in the woods but did... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Do social security death benefits count as income when determining child support?

I married a widow and adopted her child from that marriage. We are now getting divorced and live in Georgia.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: I have been served with a eviction notice I had to August 5, 2022 to pay or respond but I didnt have the money.

How long do I have to move my belongings from the premises?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: I have been served with a eviction notice I had to August 5, 2022 to pay or respond but I didnt have the money.

How long do I have to move my belongings from the premises?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: What can I do if tenant has no lease and eviction has been filed?

Tenant refuses to vacant property even after lease has expired. Previous owner of the property sold it to me. Tenant has not paid in over 8 months.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Georgia on
Q: The owner of the property next to my family's cemetery keeps trying to restrict access to the easement oby posting a no

Trespassing sign on the dividng line of the property. I have a deed for this property, but this person keeps bothering anyone that visits our cemetery. What legal action can I take? Thanks

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Georgia on
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0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I deduct credit card fees from my personal income taxes?

I am a tipped server. My restaurant deducts credit card processing fees from my credit card tips. Can I deduct that as an expense from my federal and Georgia state income taxes?

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