Predatory practices by a property management company can take various forms, such as unfair lease terms, excessive fees, or failure to maintain safe and habitable living conditions. As a tenant, you have rights protected under Georgia law and possibly local ordinances.
In Georgia, if you were in a common law marriage before the state ceased recognizing such unions in 1997 and never legally dissolved it, that marriage may still be considered valid. Entering into a legal marriage with another person while still in a valid common law marriage could potentially be...View More
I was arrested for a traffic ticket and my kids were with me. My mother wouldn't get them and the lady wouldn't let my friend get em. My stepdaughter and their aunt tried. CPS lady said they had a hearing and daughter and aunt went to the court house and was told there was no hearing. At... View More
You said that the children were left with you, but it is unclear whether there was an order awarding you custody or guardianship. I think you should speak directly with an attorney so you can provide more details about what rights you have to the minor children, then that attorney can determine...View More
During the normal course/procedures of business I write or petition the responsible Federal Agency with formal correspondence via certified mail (so I know they received it) which usually goes unanswered for several months or in most cases - never. I am being ignored or they realize their error(s)... View More
While there may not be an exact federal equivalent to Georgia's O.C.G.A. 24-4-23 regarding the presumption from failure to answer business letters, similar principles can apply at the federal level. For example, under the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. § 555(b)), agencies are required...View More
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...View More
The court can appoint a GAL if they see that one is necessary. A party can also petition for a GAL to be assigned to the case. Then the court will determine if they are going to appoint one at that time or not. But if one of the parties is requesting that a GAL be assigned, be mindful that one...View More
If the phone was genuinely given to you as a gift without conditions, it typically becomes your property. However, if they can prove it was provided with conditions or that it was not a genuine gift, they may have a claim to it. To determine the best course of action, you should consider the...View More
Name change after marriage, need proof that only marriage certificate is required by Ga law, no court order, is there something in GA law I can use? Requirements in a different country to specify name change
In Georgia, changing your last name after marriage can generally be done using your marriage certificate as legal proof, without the need for a court order. This should be sufficient for changing your name on identification documents like your driver's license and Social Security card.
You can search through legal directories for attorneys experienced in real estate law. You can also look on the Georgia Bar Association website for attorneys who are members of the Real Property Law Section. Whenever you speak with an attorney, ask them for a list of cases relating to HOA law that...View More
In Georgia, driver's license suspensions can occur for various reasons, including failure to address certain legal obligations or fines. If your license is suspended under the Rights and Responsibilities Act, it's essential to understand the specific circumstances leading to the...View More
Your claims against your ex spouse were likely extinguished with the settlement of your divorce case. Typically, marital settlement agreements will explicitly state that it resolves all issues resulting during the marriage between the parties.
I loaned money to a client to close on their home. He assured me that I would be repaid by 7/27/23. He signed a promissory note. He has not repaid me. I have been informed that he is possibly going to sell the property.
If your note was accompanied by a Security Deed against the property, you can initiate foreclosure proceedings to force him to pay, otherwise you get the property. If you have the note only, you will need to sue on the note after making proper demand, if required by the note. Contact a Georgia...View More
If you have a promissory note that was due on 7/21/2020 and has not been paid, you have several options to consider. First, you could try reaching out to the debtor to remind them of the outstanding payment and discuss the situation. It's possible that there might have been a misunderstanding...View More
You should speak directly with an attorney. Because we cannot advise you to simply go pick up the child without knowing where and from whom, as the situation could pose a danger. You could involve the police and have them meet you to pick up the minor child with a copy of your court order. But...View More
Hire an attorney to represent you. A lot of matters will not move forward without proof of service. Not knowing more information about what type of emergency action you have, it is likely that the other party should be properly served before the court will take up the matter.
In extremely rare circumstances, a court may hear an emergency matter on an ex parte basis where the other party does not need to be served prior to the emergency order. But in most cases, you will need to serve the opposing party prior to the matter being heard by the court.
Receiving a 1099-C, indicating a canceled debt, doesn't automatically prevent creditors from using arbitration to collect the remaining debt. The ability to pursue arbitration depends on factors like contractual agreements, state laws, and the statute of limitations for debt collection.
2012 in PA dad filed for custody. "Settled" outside of court. Order states (in dads writing) mother will have PPC . between age 3-5 father has right to assume PPC. Once child reaches school age, parents will come to new agreement as to whom has PPC. Child lived w/ mom and both moved... View More
If there is an order from PA, even if it was settled, the settlement should have been made a part of the final order. When you say settled out of court, was the case dismissed? Because if the case was dismissed and there was never an actual order signed by the court, then there is no order that...View More
Can someone us a specific power of attorney to convince notary person they have power of attorney over their parents when the specific power of attorney was already voided after 60 days. Would the notarized quite claim deed be valid?
If the POA was revoked at the time of Deed execution then there was no valid conveyance. However if no interested party ever files suit to have the Deed declared void, then the purported conveyance remains of record. After many years the voidable Deed is cured. Contact a GA attorney now...View More
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