Attorneys might need to proceed with caution locally as judges impose their own eviction bans following the expiration of a federal eviction moratorium over the weekend.

Dekalb County Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson. Handout Photo 8-8-2012 DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson. (Courtesy photo)

In Georgia, DeKalb County Superior Court Chief Judge Asha Jackson implemented a 60-day emergency order Friday, just one day before the national eviction moratorium expired on July 31. On Aug. 2, she amended the order, reducing its lifespan to 30 days, with a tentative expiration of Aug. 30 at 5 p.m.

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