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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: If someone is the passenger in the car are the cops aloud to pull the passenger out n male cop pat the passenger down?

Mind you they didn't speak to the driver till the passenger was already told to get out then a male cop patted her down then went up to the driver's side an told the driver they pulled the car over for a third break light

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

If you were a passenger in a car that was pulled over by the police, the officers typically have the authority to ask you to step out of the vehicle for safety reasons. However, whether they can pat you down depends on the circumstances. Generally, if the officers have reasonable suspicion to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Identity Theft, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Comment dénoncer une fraude et une usurpation d'identité

On utilise mon compte bancaire mon identité et mes données personnelles

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

If your bank account, identity, and personal data are being used fraudulently, it's critical to act immediately to protect yourself. First, contact your bank to report the unauthorized use of your account and personal information. Request that they freeze or secure your account to prevent... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Router hacked by neighbors.

Router,computer,phones,tv's,camera's has been hacked for years. I pulled up router, started to look up Mac addresses the neighbor next-door neighbors name was tied to one of the Mac addresses. Her name came up associate with a Mac book. These people has been harassing,slandering,having... View More

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answered on Dec 5, 2023

If you believe your router and electronic devices have been hacked by your neighbors, you may want to consider the following steps:

Document Evidence: Keep records of any suspicious activities, including dates, times, and descriptions of what you've observed. This will help establish a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Bankruptcy and Banking for Georgia on
Q: Can you remove defaming opinion in judges final order?
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answered on Dec 4, 2023

If you find defamatory content in a judge's final order, there are limited options available for addressing this. The content of a judicial order typically reflects the judge's findings and opinions based on the presented evidence and legal standards. However, if the content seems to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Child Support and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: I live with a friend and pay rent + electricity. My girlfriend also lives with us, but does not pay. I want her out.

I recently broke up with my girlfriend, who has no job and pays nothing, but lives with me in my friend's house. She then abruptly revealed that she is pregnant, a child I do not want. She agreed at first and scheduled an appointment to have an abortion, but is now changing her mind, holding... View More

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 19, 2023

1. In Georgia she is allowed to record without your consent.

2. You can't evict her because it's not your house. You certainly can move if you want to be away from her.

3. You can't force her to have an abortion.

4. She can have the baby and seek child...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: What do you do if people in the court falsified transcript record. And you have proof a recording of the event

But your mom @84 records it without courts permission and she's now passed away. Would it be inadmissible evidence?

Michael W. Horst
Michael W. Horst
answered on Jul 9, 2023

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander and Wrongful Death for Georgia on
Q: would it be suspicious if I was notified 40 minutes before time of death on the death certificate

the people who were with him are acting suspicious and have gave away property not theirs' and moneys were moved overseas to her son.

Tristan Blain Morrison
Tristan Blain Morrison
answered on Apr 20, 2023

Certainly some of what you are describing could be suspicious, or it could be coincidence. On these limited facts, it's difficult to know for sure. If you have strong reason to believe that someone was negligently killed (not intentionally), consider consulting both a personal injury attorney... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: I am being overly stalked and harassed. I have already sent a cease and desist letter. Let what should I do next?

I am being overly stalked,slander,and harassed by my racist neighbors. This has been going on for 7 almost 8 years.

These people are narcissist. They are very good at lying. They have 3 cameras on our house for what I don’t know we have never committed any crimes been living here March... View More

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answered on Mar 11, 2023

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. If you have already sent a cease and desist letter to your neighbors and the harassment and stalking continues, you may want to consider taking legal action to protect yourself.

Here are some steps you can take:

Document the harassment:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Libel & Slander and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: can I sue the company for emotional distress while pregnant, work trauma, and punitive damages?

My job fired me back in 2021 because they were doing some unethical things and I stated that I would go to corporate again and get them involved for them to investigate then I get fired 24hrs later due to the hr generalist and my supervisor lied and said I was being insubordinate and I have no... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 20, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and its impact on your health. At this point, one option is to try to arrange a free initial consult with a Georgia employment attorney. Although this is posted under Personal Injury... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Looking for an attorney that specialize in remote neural monitioring or knows something about it.

In my router associated with a mac book. On Janunary 22, 2024 found monitoring software after conducting a scanning of my router with fing. (Demotz Software) The husband is the master mind behind all of this he gradurated from Georgia School Of Technology.We are begin stalked on all devices as... View More

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answered on Feb 26, 2024

It's crucial to seek legal assistance from an attorney who is knowledgeable about technology-related issues and can provide guidance on matters such as remote neural monitoring and cyberstalking. Given the complexity of your situation, it's important to find an attorney who has experience... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law, Health Care Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: A business gave my personal information to their customer in retaliation. What can I do?

My elderly mother’s name and that they knew her.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 6, 2023

A Georgia attorney could advise best, as your remedies could be governed by state law, but your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, one option could be to try to set up a free initial consult with attorneys who handle privacy-related matters, and possibly health care... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law, Libel & Slander and Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: Hello, I'm currently researching for a lawyer that practices in hippa law violations.

More info can be provided once I'm guided in the correct direction of a lawyer who practices with confirmed and clear violation of the hipaa laws.

The person has been terminated from their medical position and this has caused excessive personal anguish.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 2, 2023

You may have found an attorney by now, as your question was posted two weeks ago. But if you're still looking, in addition to your own independent searches, there's a tab above, "Find a Lawyer." Local and state bar associations may also have sections for attorney referrals.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Can I sue a person for libel/ defamation of character for providing a false written statement in a civil case?
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Aug 19, 2023

Typically, statements made in or concerning judicial proceedings are privileged and cannot provide the basis for a suit for defamation.

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: What should you do if your employment was terminated based on libelous statements?
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answered on Jul 23, 2023

It’s hard to answer this question when I don’t really understand the facts of what you mean. Employer can fire employee unless they have an employment contract for any reason whatsoever but anytime they want to. This would be in the private sector. An employee in the public sector would have... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Intellectual Property and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Someone was using my IPad at church to run the church cameras. Then they took upon themselves to read all my texts and

show it to other people. Is this illegal? Is the computer invasion of privacy?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 19, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could be considered an invasion of privacy from a textbook basis. But from a practical standpoint, it could be difficult to arrange for the matter to be handled on a contingency basis - which could mean that a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: If someone comes on my property with intent to harm after sending death threats online to me, my S.O. and my mother,

Is it legal to shoot them on my property.

Be informed also that they've harassed me for 6+ years, stalked me by befriending my friends to gain info on me, and have taken to slandering my name.

Anthony Kozycki
Anthony Kozycki
answered on Aug 19, 2021

I would recommend seeking a protective order. The legal system has affirmative ways you can protect yourself and your family.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: If a bystander took pictures of an accident scene with fatalities shouldn't the accident scene have been secured better?

My brother died in a horrible car accident where another person lost their life as well. Someone managed to take pictures of the scene & sent them to an ex of his who in turn sent them out again through fbook & sent them to me. These pictures graphically show my brother in the vehicle still... View More

Latrice Latin
Latrice Latin
answered on May 19, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, there is no cause of action against anyone for securing the scene. It is up to the first responders and police to investigate and preserve all evidence that they can. It gets into a really slippery slope if the bystander may have gotten there before the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: Is harrassment via phone, text, and in person of a person who is legally blind And an above knew amputee, confined to

Aawheelchair a criminal offense? The behavior includes threats of bodily harm, threats of death, telling the person that they are completely worthless and degrading them with vile language and unkind remarks about their disability, and physical appearance, making false allegations to authorities... View More

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
answered on Oct 26, 2020

The first step is to contact the local law enforcement authorities as well as the appropriate government agency advising and protecting our elderly and differently abled, such as the Georgia Division of Aging Services. There may be multiple vectors of abuse here, and they need assistance... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Can I sue someone in Georgia for writing fake review about my business?
Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson
answered on Oct 19, 2020

Perhaps. Writing something that is damaging professionally and untrue might be grounds for a libel suit.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Can a person mention by name, the people she accuses of sexual abuse on a talk show?

A woman was sexually abused in prison, and the claim is legitimate, as reported by a reliable news source. Can she mention the accused by name, without actually accusing them again. In other words, she is telling her story. One of the accused perpetrators has a history of this type of behavior, but... View More

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
answered on Jun 2, 2020

It depends. The concern would be defending a defamation claim. In the state of Georgia, slander may occur when a person falsely imputes a crime to a person, falsely claims the plaintiff has a communicable disorder/disease, or falsely says the plaintiff committed a “debasing act.” It is best to... View More

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