I didnt rent the vehicle, the trucking company I worked for rented the vehicle for me. And it was not returned on time and I got pulled over because the vehicle came back as stolen and they charged me with theft by receiving stolen property greater than $1500 (Felony) Can they do that or would it... Read more »
Georgia law defines felony theft by taking as when a person unlawfully takes or, being in lawful possession thereof, unlawfully appropriates any property of another with the intention of depriving him of the property, regardless of the manner in which property is taken or appropriated. If the theft...Read more »
I live in an abusive home. My guardian physically abuses my little brother, and mentally/emotionally abuses me. I only have pictures of what shes done to my little brother, who has ODD and autism. I have witnesses of what shes done to me, but that's it. I'm seventeen, my little brother is... Read more »
Your circumstances are unfortunate. Child abuse is a serious and emergency situation. The best and most immediate response is to contact local authorities/police or contact Child Protective Services (CPS). I understand your empathy towards your guardian, however intervention is needed before this...Read more »
I live in the state of Georgia and was told that I have a no contact order against me but that if the sheriff department couldn't serve me with the papers that it couldn't be enforced. Is this accurate?
My aunt doesn’t want to let me leave at the moment. However, leaving with my god grandmother will personally be better for me in terms of happiness and my mental health along with my emotional health. According to my mother my aunt has temporary custody as well. My god grandmother is willing to... Read more »
There will have to be a modification in custody, and this is filed in court. It is unclear if your aunt has legal, temporary custody of you or if she was given temporary custody with your mother’s permission. For these reasons, it is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the...Read more »
While sentencing and penalties vary from case to case, the standard term of imprisonment is between one and eight years. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with a more detailed response.
The amount depends on the degree of the crime and whether you are in juvenile court versus adult. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with a more detailed response.
I was buying a mobile home and land from a private owner. I filed chapter 13 bankruptcy but I relinquished the home and land To the owner. This was in 2014. The land and home are both still in my name. Do I have any rights to this property?
What do you mean by "relinquished the home and land to the owner"? Did you convey by deed or allow a foreclosure to occur? The Trustee may or may not have abandoned the property in the 13, which needs to be checked. You will have to determine what happened in the BR, especially if...Read more »
As his wife, you are entitled to 1/3 of his estate and a year's support. His children are entitled to the remaining 2/3 and if they are under 18, they are entitled to a year's support as well. The separation is a non issue. Find a lawyer specializing in probate law. Because probate law...Read more »
We have been married ten years, was a stay at home mom while he served in the army he told me to leave and had. Told me that many times. When I left oct 2019 he helped me pack my car and ever month since then I have tried contacting him but he acts like I fell off the face of the earth. But come to... Read more »
Since you are 15 years old, it is important to know that in Georgia a child age 14 or older has the ability to request a change of custodial parent, and when the request is made, a custody re-evaluation typically happens. The judge will seriously consider your request, but will evaluate whether the...Read more »
we have a court order custody agreement but I can not contact him or the kids. he has had me put in jail twice. I recently filed a motion to amend our custody agreement and we have court Aug 20th 2020. I was hoping I could get some assistance as I was a stay at home mom for 8 years and right now... Read more »
It is not clear if you were ordered to not contact the children as a result of the protective order. If so, the protective order would prevent visitation. However, if the protective order only involves no contact with him, you will need to arrange visitation exchange by third party. Since you have...Read more »
My ex husband has filed paperwork to try to take my child from me. Georgia has no jurisdiction over the matter as I live in Texas, the divorce happened in Colorado and I have never lived in Georgia. He has filed false accusations against me and I am trying to get this case dismissed in Douglas... Read more »
You need to hire an attorney who can review the prior orders, gather evidence and file the Motion to Dismiss. It may require a hearing, so it's not as simple as just asking the court for a dismissal and it happens.
There are a number of scenarios that can play out, one is a runaway charge. Additionally, if there are accusations of abuse, there are other options available as well. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of the circumstances and provide a more detailed response....Read more »
Not necessarily. There are other factors that must be considered when returning a child. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your circumstances and provide you with a more detailed response.
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Unfortunately he is not following the rules on the week he gets our child, he talks bad/cussing at her and bringing her in the middle of our disagreements, telling her I am a bad mother etc. She is starting to show signs of anger issues and other concerning things. I applied for legal aid and have... Read more »
My fiance left his car in his moms driveway while we were moving because it doesnt have tag or insurance. She agreed not to mess with it. Now she let one of her boyfriends who is a known drug addict take it. They refuse to let us get it back unless we pay them. First it was 1000$ now its 1200$ the... Read more »
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