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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: My cousin was killed by a police officer in Ga 2012. His mother is dying of cancer but she never got true Justice

How could we appeal a decision in court. The police officer was never held responsible? There was no evidence provided, and there was no justice pertaining to his death. It was a WRONGFUL DEATH that basically got overlooked . When looking up even the case information on the incident only articles... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 11, 2019

You cannot appeal the decision of the prosecutor

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: By law, Does the beneficiary have the right to live in the home ?

Couple is not together

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 11, 2019

You could repost and add Probate/Estate Planning to your categories. Real Estate was a reasonable selection on your part, but since you mention "beneficiary," this sounds like it could be something for an attorney who is knowledgeable about wills, trusts, etc. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: violation of privacy in a apartment I am being apartment I am being electronic harassed will to pay for investigator

Spyware on for 7 months as I write I hear them closing up sounds like flooring and my refrigerator goes off when the beeping start but now it’s back on and u can hear the person following me from room to room

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 5, 2019

Have you recorded any of this?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: Good Morning, I have questions about facebook messages I have been receiving from an unwanted source.

This person has been texting me on Facebook messenger for several weeks. I have asked them to leave me alone and it has not stopped. This person is also reaching out to my spouse with the intentions on creating havoc in our household. She calls his job, text his phone, and also reaching out to... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Aug 28, 2019

You can block people on facebook. If your husband feels he is being stalked, he can apply for a protective order.

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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: If a child is drugged and raped by foster parent and neglected ignored and overlooked by child protection services and

My name is Daniel Huertas and I really need your help for the past 20 plus years the Cherokee county Georgia courts and CPS have violated neglected and ignored my rights Not only am I a sexual abuse surviver drugged and sexually abused by a Cherokee county Georgia foster parent Sherri Jo Wilkes in... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 24, 2019

You have a case but you also have a statute of limitations issue. Contact the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn and ask for the names of attorneys who have or are handling priest abuse cases.

They know the exceptions to statute of limitations but suing the state is always an issue because of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Education Law for Georgia on
Q: If I have parent consent, can i move out at 17?

I am starting college in January, but will be 17. The school is 45mins to an hour away so we are looking for my own place or a roommate who is 18+. Will my parents get introuble if they consent to it?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 21, 2019

Until you are 18, you have to live where your parents say. If that's on a college campus or near the college and they are saying you can live there then there shouldn't be any issues. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Can a person with a court appointed lawyer request a new lawyer or hire a new lawyer?

My sister was wrongfully arrested in Dec 2018 for possession of my legal prescription of Xyrem prescribed to me for narcolepsy. She was pulled over for an "illegal right hand turn" by the city of Woodstock. They found my medication after she gave consent to search. She was dropping off a friend and... Read more »

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Aug 17, 2019

You can certainly hire a lawyer if you have funds to do so. It’s not likely that they will appoint you a new lawyer, but it happens occasionally.

For more info visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Small Claims, Criminal Law and Securities Law for Georgia on
Q: My girlfriend is 15 and I’m 16 we both want her to come to my house out of her county

Her parents don’t know am I breaking any laws, she’ll only be there for 1 day

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 15, 2019

This is not a securities law question; nor is it a small claims question; nor is it a civil rights question; so that only leaves criminal law--which is what you both may learn about very soon if you continue of the path you are taking.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Are churches required to honor this law? Are there any cases?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 28, 2019

What law?

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Brother sold our inheritance abroad without my consent. Can I sue him in GA
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 16, 2019

We would need more information regarding this case in order to provide you with direction. You should consult with an attorney who can review the case in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Georgia on
Q: Are there any attorneys who specialize in life sentence case where the client has completed 35 years of service?

Would like a lawyer who can practice in Georgia but is not a Georgia attorney or a Harvard or Duke grad...

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on Jul 15, 2019

https://www.gabar.org

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: Texas has a hold on my husband in GA. If they dont Pick him up within 14 days and file for an extention is he released?

Texas has a hold, husband is in GA jail (paulding) if they don't file for an extention immediately, does paulding county detention center HAVE to release him? Already have a lawyer working for him in TX, just need to get him out of jail here to get him home to myself and our children under 2 years... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on Jul 15, 2019

It all depends on the Sheriffs. Different counties have different policies. However, you may want to just check with TX and see when they are going to pick him up first. Because if they make a promise to pick him up he may not be released in 14 days.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for Georgia on
Q: Are you required to answer a teachers' question or could you refuse? Also, would they be allowed to punish for refusal?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 14, 2019

It could depend on the nature of the question. If the question is related to the class subject material, it is advisable to answer to the best of one's abilities.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Georgia on
Q: How does the DEA determine 'Domicile/Country" of residence???

Edit "I Meant:COUNTY, Not Ctry must live w/in so many miles of Dr. (same one for last 13 yrs). I moved in w/Dad 5 yrs ago, see my Dr. Every 3 mos., and have my meds mailed to me (I can not fill Opiod Rx 40 miles from Dr.) I am vary disabled so driving is difficult. Imy Dad passed 12-20-18, and left... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on Jul 1, 2019

Federal court jurisdiction, is limited to the types of cases listed in the Constitution and specifically provided for by Congress. For the most part, federal courts only hear:

Cases in which the United States is a party;

Cases involving violations of the U.S. Constitution or federal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Georgia on
Q: Are there laws in place for how someone should be treated, during the jail booking process? Such as meals, shower.

My mother was arrested and kept in holding cells for 3 days only to receive 2 sandwiches, no blanket or sheet, and denied the chance to shower while soiled due to disability. She was also being made fun of and taunted being called stinky by the jail employee. She was given the chance to make a... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on Jul 1, 2019

The 8th amendment offers protection to ensure your basic human rights are protected if you go to jail or prison. Government facilities in Georgia have certain immunities from lawsuits that private facilities do not. In many circumstances, however, Federal and state “Torts Claims Acts” allow... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Is there a violation of Ga chapter 35-8 for having an affair- adultery?
Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on Jun 15, 2019

In addition to being grounds for divorce under 19-5-3 you should review O.C.G.A 16-6-19 which states the following: A married person commits the offense of adultery when he voluntarily has sexual intercourse with a person other than his spouse and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: If my friend and i went to jail from my friends house and my belongings are still there and my friend is still in jail

Can i go get my stuff from their residence?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on May 28, 2019

Contact his lawyer or write him and get authority in writing like a power of attorney

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I have a CPS case reopened?

My son was shaken in 2017 CPS took my kids and opened a case on me. It was found I didn’t have anything to do with it or know about it. It was found I was a work at the time. They charge me with failure to protect and Child in danger meant. After finding out I was innocent My case remained open.... Read more »

P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill answered on May 20, 2019

What are you trying to do? Are you wanting the case reopened? If so, why? It sounds like the previous case was dismissed. If this case never reached court, it likely never made it past the investigation stage. If the investigation found you were not responsible, the case would be closed. If... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: A man is sueing me for the aftermath of us fighting and has caused harrassment, emotional distress, etc.

The man and I got in a fight over him getting mad that I was late picking him up in his car. The man had pushed me down and tried to tackle me, in result I tried to get away and took his protein shake stuff opened it and threw it at him. It got all over his apartment. This resulted in us ending up... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on May 14, 2019

You most definitely need an attorney to defend you. You risk losing a lot if you lose at trial and/or go without an attorney to represent your interest.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Q: In Georgia , is it possible to use a recorded conversation with a crime victim suspect on a phone.

I have a witness who has been working with local police and the owner of a commerical business that failed to provide adequate security. IE for an assaulted employee.

Full confession of the intent to make the case become " IGNORED BY THE OWNER LAW ENFORCEMENT BRIBES."

I have been... Read more »

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on May 2, 2019

Although a statute prohibits the recording or taping of private telephone conversations, it does not prohibit a party to the conversation from recording it. O.C.G.A. §§ 16-11-62, 16-11-66(a).

Which means if you are a part of the conversation, you can record it. But if you just recording...
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