Georgia Questions & Answers

Q: Missed arraignment hearing will I be arrested

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

It is very likely that a bench warrant was issued for your arrest for failure to appear.

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Q: What legal rights do I have to a child that I have helped raise that now the mother states does not belong to my son?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 18, 2017

You have no rights to a child not related to you.
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Q: My grandmother recently passed away. Her name was on the deed along with other family members.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

In Georgia, if property is owned by more than one owner as joint tenants with right of survivorship, upon the death of an owner, the property would be owned by the other owners. On the other hand, if property is owned by more than one owner as tenants in common, the interest of a deceased owner would be part of his probate estate. I recommend that you consult with a probate attorney to review the facts of your particular situation.
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Q: I need to know how to have my ex-husbands name removed from my daughters birth certificate and have the bio father added

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 17, 2017

Your husband is the legal father of the child and would have to consent to him being removed as the father.
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Q: Executor of estate wants to probate old will over new will what does this mean?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

A valid new will generally revokes a previous will. Therefore, the most recent will which has been properly executed is the one which should be probated. If you have an interest under one of the wills, you should seek advice from a probate attorney.
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Q: Renting in Georgia, and have no heat due to a broken furnace, with temps between 35-45 degrees. What can I do legally?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Fittings of your appt. should have been in a perfect working order. If not, owner is liable for that. However, you must write him a proper letter and identify those defects necessary to be taken care of immediately. Warn him if not done by xxx days you will be compelled to get it fixed at his cost to be deducted out of rent.
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Q: Can I legally break my lease if the area is very unsafe? I have small children.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

Before you intend to send him notice for lease termination, as per lease terms, you bring in writing to his attention safety issues of that locality esp. what your small children could face. If agreed or accept your concerns then fine, if not then in either of the case you must use your option to move out / lease termination. .
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Q: If you check your credit score and a different name other than yours pop up and two addresses for that person.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Small Claims for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

your problem is likely with the credit reporting agency. You need a consultation with a lawyer who handles cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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Q: If I decide to represent myself pro se in a personal injury case (I'm the victim), do I have the right to request police

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

You always have the right ot represent yourself. You can obtain whatever information and documents that a lawyer can obtain.
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Q: Can a parent who has lost their rights (age 8) get part of an insurance settlement after accidental death (17)?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

It sounds like your mom has an attorney and she should be guided by what the attorney says. A termination of parental rights does not mean the parent is suddenly no longer a parent.It will get highly technical and hopefully they will get something out of it.
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Q: In wrongful death settlement, if neice was the ONLY heir to the will, who receives money? There r 4 surviving sisters.

2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

It depends on the nature of the claims of the sisters--whether Georgia recognizes their claims as independent of the dictates of the will. If you are a family member you should consult a member of the Ga.Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
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Q: In the State of Georgia if the Mother and newborn baby tested positive for THC and the Father tested negative.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

The Father can file for legitimation and custody. The judge can determine whether or not it's an emergency.
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Q: I was brought here legally since I was in middle school. Married my American husband since I was 20 years of age. Though

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

There is a chance that you may have a green card from when you came as a child.
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Q: i want to marry my bf hes not legal. im a us citizen and he has a child from here. can this help him get papers?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Potentially yes. There are some conditions to it. Please call us so we can evaluate your situation and see how we can assist. 770-913-0800
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Q: Please assist for an F2A petition.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

We will be happy to help. Please call our office and we will get the process started. 770-913-0800
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Q: If we are doing joint custody, i agree to pay for all extra for the child will i have to pay child support

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Whether you will be required to pay child support will depend on a number of factors, including income and the parenting plan. You should consult an experienced family law attorney to discuss your options.
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Q: I had a friend living with me but i didn’t put him on my lease I gave him his 30 day notice on 10/10/17.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

Your roommate has actually abandoned your appt. As a last resort, and if you know his current address, send him a final notice to take away belongings that were left in your room by xxx days failing which there will be no liability on your part.
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Q: My grandfather passed, While he was living he wrote cashiers checks out to himself. What can “we”, the Estate do ?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

They can be deposited into his estate account.
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Q: If a person is jailed non paying CS can they bail out of jail or do they have to stay in jail until purge payment paid?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

There will not be a bond on a child support incarceration order.
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Q: Does a person have to stay in jail until they clear up a child support purge payment ordered by the Courts?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

He will not get a bond on a child support incarceration order. He will either stay in jail until he pays the purge or the court modifies the purge payment.
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