• The Depository Trust and Clearing Corp. v. Jones

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Contracts
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Emily Hancock, Richard Strickland, (Brown Readdick Bumgartner Carter Strickland & Watkins), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Carl Varnedoe, (Jones, Osteen & Jones), Hinesville, for appellee. James Durham, (Hall Booth Smith, P.C.), Brunswick, Sterling Culpepper, (Rogers and Hardin LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2051

    Shareholder states valid breach of contract and other claims against successor bank and transfer agent

  • The State v. Council

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Melissa Tatum, (Deputy Chief Assistant Solicitor-General), Marietta, Barry Morgan, Christopher Lanning, Panashe Nhekairo, Alex Oberkofler, (Cobb County Solicitor General's Office), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: William Head, (Attorney At Law), Sandy Springs, for appellee.

    Case Number: A17A1218

    Officer's Refusal to Allow Motorist to Make Phone Calls Before She Either Consented or Refused to Alcohol Breath Test Did Not Constitute Coercion

  • The State v. Rich

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Cliff Head, Shannon Wallace, (Assistant District Attorney), Canton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Thomas Bowers, (T. Jess Bowers, PC.), Canton, Donald Roch, (The Roch Law Firm, P.C.), Canton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1986

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Quashing Indictment Against Substitute Teacher Who was Charged with Using Position as Teacher to Sexually Abuse a Minor on Grounds that Substitute Did Not Meet Statutory Definition of "Teacher"

  • In re Estate of Crawford.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-19
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Markle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A1767

    Court Affirms Trial Court's Disbursement of Assets in Estate Dispute Over Objection by Executor that Estate Owned Homestead that Trial Court Treated as Jointly Held by Decedent's Children

  • Reid v. Lindsey

    Publication Date: 2019-02-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joann Sharp, David Canale, (Meriwether & Tharp, LLC), Alpharetta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Justin O'Dell, Alyssa Blanchard, (O'Dell & O'Neal, P.C.), Marietta, for appellee. Brandy Daswani, (Brandy Daswani, LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1933

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Granting Visitation Rights to Grandmother Over Father's Objection but Reverses Court's Imposition of Guardian ad Litem Costs on Father

  • W. Henry Schwab, Jr. v. Theodore Jackson et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A2071

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order Dissolving Temporary Restraining Order That Barred Sale of Condominium and Vacates Sanction Award Based on Erroneous Grant of Motion to Dismiss

  • Mahone v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-02-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jose Guzman, (Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Julia Slater, Wesley Lambertus, (Office of The District Attorney), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1584

    Directed verdict in favor of criminal defendant dismissing home invasion charge

  • Strickland v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-02-15
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jackie Patterson, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Brandon Dixon, (Law Offices of Brandon Dixon, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tasha Mosley, (Solicitor General), Jonesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1829

    Traffic citation quashed because it lacks specificity

  • In The Interest of: K. S., a child.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A16A2213

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Granting State's Motion to Transfer Case Against Car Thief from Juvenile Court to Superior Court and Rejects Range of Additional Challenges by Defendant

  • Preferred Women's Healthcare, LLC et al. v. Sain et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leslie Cline, Daniel Huff, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Roy Barnes, John Bevis, Mark Meliski, (The Barnes Law Group), Marietta, for appellee. Jennifer Viel, Matthew Coles, (Coles Barton, LLP), Lawrenceville, Shaun Daugherty, (Freeman Mathis & Gary), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1544

    Defendant cannot be added to medical malpractice action after expiration of 5-year statute of repose