Blog Posts in 2013

Part III: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 3: Basic Procedure of Formal Hearing after Service of Ex Parte Petition As set forth in Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part article, because cases involving Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) in ...
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Part II: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 2: Basic Procedure of Petitioner's Ex Parte Petition As set forth in Part 1 of this four-part article, because cases involving Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) in Georgia can have ...
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Part I: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 1: General Information When someone in Georgia believes they might be in physical danger as a result of family violence or stalking behavior, he/she can pursue a protective order through the ...
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Georgia Restraining Orders: Divorce, Family Violence & Stalking

In Georgia, there are two essential types of restraining orders that my clients might encounter: Temporary Protective Orders (TPO) and Mutual Restraining Orders (MRO). TPOs involve allegations of ...
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Can I Get a Court Order for Visitation with My Grandchildren?

Over the years, I have had many clients complain that time they once treasured with their grandchildren has either been unfairly diminished or flat-out eliminated by the parents. Questions often then ...
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Child Legitimation in Georgia - Rights of Parents

Under the common law of England, illegitimate children could not be rendered legitimate by any subsequent act of their parents. They were unfortunate members of society branded forever by the lusts of ...
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