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Q: Can wal mart require me to wear a mask?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 8, 2020

A Georgia attorney could answer best, based on executive orders with the Governor's Office or other measures, but the general answer nationwide is yes, based on public health issues. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Child raised money through Krispy Kreme’s to go on a trip to Washington. The trip has been cancelled

Child raised money through Krispy Kreme’s to go on a trip to Washington. The trip has been cancelled and the money raised was for her. The amount was 1,100 and her trip was 750$ her teacher stated that after the trip the remains would be refunded. Now that the trip is canceled the school is... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 15, 2020

A Georgia attorney who works with education law matters could best advise, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your daughter's letdown after all her efforts. It would be difficult to offer any general input without knowing the school policies. If you were able to... Read more »

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Q: When a person is transferred to another hospital and is not able to speak does their contact info transfer to?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 15, 2020

A Georgia attorney would know state-specific procedures best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, yes, the transfer of this is supposed to be coordinated between the two facilities - family contact information, PHP contact info, insurance claim rep contact info, and other... Read more »

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Q: I have an outstanding debt with my old apartment. What should I do so that I’m able to move again.

I am not able to pay fees all at once

Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker answered on Apr 22, 2020

Did the old apartment complex file an eviction and get a money judgment against you or did they sue you after you left and obtain a money judgment? If so, one option is to contact the old apartment complex in an attempt to reach a settlement of the debt. The settlement should require the... Read more »

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Q: I have a pastor friend , he resigned He went back for notes and sermons But they were thrown away is this Legal?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 17, 2020

I'm sorry to hear that something like this happened to someone who brings comfort and support to a community. It is legal, unless it could be proven otherwise, which could be difficult. Hopefully, it was not an act of cruelty, but instead, maybe part of the cautionary measures people are... Read more »

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Q: Can u find out if I have money anywhere I'm not aware of

Maybe unclaimed

Anitra Walker
Anitra Walker answered on Mar 30, 2020

The Georgia Department of Revenue has an unclaimed property database which can be accessed using the following link at no charge ---

https://dor.georgia.gov/unclaimed-property-program

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Q: In a gated community in Georgia, is it legal to allow only one real estate company to post their for sale signs and

Other realtors from a different company can not use their own signs with their name posted this one company has a monopoly on the community. Is this legal?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 2, 2020

A Georgia real estate attorney would be able to advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, it could be legal because it sounds like the actions of a private entity. Had it been affiliated with the government, doing something like that could have run afoul of... Read more »

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Q: After a death with no will. Who takes possession of deceased property?

My roommate passed away now his girlfriend of 2 years is trying to take everything he owned and claim it as hers. His mother also lived here with us and she disagrees and feels that the stuff should belong to her. How do I stop the girlfriend from taking all of his property?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 2, 2019

I'm sorry for the loss of your roommate and your being thrust into this difficult position. You need a response without delay because you are probably under pressure regarding the possessions. Repost in the Probate and Estate Planning sections, and a Georgia attorney knowledgeable in this area... Read more »

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Q: We stayed at an Airbnb and had forgotten our laptop.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 4, 2019

You could contact the owners to ask if it turned up after you left. If your homeowner's policy covers such losses (it could exclude business equipment), that could be an option to explore. But if the value of the laptop is not high, the possibility of a hike in premiums is a factor to... Read more »

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Q: If a tire shop sells you tires with dry rot on them, is that illegal?
Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson answered on Nov 12, 2018

It may be negligence (civil liability). Did the tires fail? Did it cause you damages? Is there a warranty on the tires.

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Q: In Georgia are school buses a luxury or do they have to be provided by law?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 14, 2018

I don’t practice in Georgia, but I noticed your question hasn’t been picked up in 7 days. If you want state-specific information upon which to base an action you are contemplating, check with a Georgia attorney. But as a general matter, I don’t believe school buses are considered a luxury in... Read more »

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Q: do I need a lawyer for a law suit?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

Yes.

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Q: what would happen if I did not give an attorney a policy number if he asked for it via OCGA 33-3-28
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

What are the facts for this year old question?

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Q: Will an expired notary seal hold up in court?

We went to court over a seized vehicle. The documents that were notarized were out of date (notary seal). Also the same paperwork done by the county sheriffs department had the wrong VIN number on all the documents. Yet the court still seized my vehicle. Anything i can do?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

Go have a full discussion with a local attorney about this.

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Q: Do resturant in Gergia have to have rest rooms
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 1, 2015

Call the health department and ask. Yes, probably.

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Q: Where do bills originate in Georgia
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 1, 2015

http://law.justia.com/constitution/georgia/conart3.html

does that link, right here at justia help?

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Q: I quick claimed my property to a guy it was only temporary. He went and changed with out me knowing. What can I do?

It was only temporary till I could get back on my feet from being sick. He changed it so it read forever as a gift which is not what is was suppose to be and he knew it. He attorney did not explain it to me at all. He changed it behind my back and did not tell me.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 30, 2015

Get an attorney on your side.

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Q: Filed a motion of relief because I have got behind on payments do I have to infront of judge if I can bring payments

Current before court date. I'll just need a couple of weeks to pay court cost and attorny fees.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 30, 2015

Probably. You filed the motion, you should attend the hearing.

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Q: Hi I was wondering what a warrant application hearing is?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 28, 2015

A hearing about the application for a warrant?

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Q: How can I obtain a copy of a video tape from a apartment complex when the manager refuses to release it
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Oct 14, 2015

What do you want the tape for? If it could be evidence in a case in which you are a party, you can subpoena the tape, perhaps.

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