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
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.
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.
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
No, your sister cannot put it in her name solely. In order to transfer the property from your mother, a probate administration will have to be opened for your mother's estate. From the probate case, the property will either transfer to all of the children equally, or it will need to be sold to...View More
It's important to contact local law enforcement and report any threats or acts of harassment or stalking. They can investigate the situation and take appropriate action based on the evidence and applicable laws in your jurisdiction.
While laws vary from state to state, most...View More
Rule 22 of the Uniform Superior Court Rules for the Superior Court is strict in terms of its prohibition of recording devices allowed in court rooms. Generally speaking, recording devices are prohibited unless specifically authorized by the judge. But even assuming your mom was authorized to...View More
Serve the uninsured/underinsured insurance carrier as though the were a named defendant. Create a summons in the name of the insurance company while leaving them unmentioned in the complaint. They can answer in the name of the driver, owner, or both or in their own name. By answering in their own... View More
You would not need to amend the complaint, as the insurance company has entered the case as a matter of right under the law to defend itself and its insured. Unless the insurance company denies that the named defendant is insured by them, the insurance company will typically admit or stipulate to...View More
A home inspector's insurance is not public information. Although you did not say why you're asking, if it's because you want to sue an inspector for failing to spot a problem (the typical reason), you should look to your agreement with the inspector and you'll probably notice...View More
There is no basis under Georgia law for a judge to appoint counsel in a civil case. It is true that in some criminal cases a judge will appoint an attorney to an accused, but that does not exist in the civil arena.
While a judge cannot appoint counsel in a civil case, that does not mean...View More
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