• Hill v. Burnett

    Publication Date: 2019-04-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Goss
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Ney, (William Brent Ney, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Shanti Nagrani, (Attorney At Law), Alpharetta, Amy Waggoner, (Waggoner Hastings, LLC), Alpharetta, for appellee. Michael D. Thornton, Lakeisha L. Thornton, Stockbridge, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1655

    Court agrees that former same-sex partner's claims for parental rights and visitation were justiciable and reverses attorney fee award against her

  • Hewlett v. Hewlett et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stephen Harris, (Stephen H. Harris, Attorney at Law, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Waters, (Attorney At Law), Richmond Hill, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1821

    Court reverses parental rights termination order

  • Hartman v. The PIP-Group, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-04-17
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas Clyde, (Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP), Atlanta, appellant.
    for defendant: David Klein, (Rountree & Leitman, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1529

    Court Affirms Dismissal of Suit for Breach of Contract but Reverses Order Enjoining Unsuccessful Plaintiff from Speaking About Defendant in the Future

  • Trabue et al. v. Atlanta Women's Specialists, LLC et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Naveen Ramachandrappa, Michael Terry, (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore LLP), Atlanta, Michael Regas, James Stone, (The Stone Law Group - Trial Lawyers, LLC), Atlanta, William Stone, (William S. Stone, P.C.), Blakely, for appellant.
    for defendant: Colin Delaney, Leah Sears, (Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP), Atlanta, Daniel Huff, Taylor Tribble, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, David Flint, Michael Flint, (Schreeder, Wheeler & Flint, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1508

    Court Reverses Trial Court's Denial of New Trial on Apportionment Where Defendants Sought to Apportion Liability to Non-Party After Failing to Give Required Notice and Trial Court Had Wrongly Concluded Notice Was Not Required

  • Tripp v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick Calcutt, (Attorney at Law), Americus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Gregory Edwards, Jeremy Hager, Katie Fite, (Dougherty County District Attorney's Office), Albany, Heather Lanier, (South Georgia Judicial Circuit), Camilla, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1782

    Court Rejects Appeal by Child Molester Who Claimed That Counsel Failed to Introduce Evidence of Alternative Suspect but Identified No Admissible Evidence to Support Theory

  • Parke Towne North Apartments, LLC et al. v. Castro et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-17
    Practice Area: Premises Liability
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Glenn Bass, Trisha Godsey, (Scrudder Bass Quillian Horlock Taylor & Lazarus), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Eric Rogers, Michael Goldberg, Nathan Gaffney, (Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC), Atlanta, Steven Litner, (Litner + Deganian PC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1985

    Court Affirms Order Denying Summary Judgment Where Partner of Plaintiff Fell to Death from Balcony with Guardrails That Did Not Meet Building Code and Defendant Claimed Non-Compliant Guardrails Were Grandfathered In

  • Grailer v. Jones

    Publication Date: 2019-04-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Beverly Cohen, (Attorney at Law), Roswell, Charles Joyner, (C. David Joyner, P.C.), Buford, for appellant.
    for defendant: Nicholas Martin, Lawrence Washburn, (Law Offices of Lawrence L. Washburn III, PC), Lawrenceville, Michelle Stovall, Lawrenceville, for appellee. Michelle Vereen, (Juvenile Court of Gwinnett County), Lawrenceville, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2101

    Court approves modification to child custody order but reverses orders granting support payments and attorneys fees.

  • Sage Atlanta Properties, Ltd. v. Hawxhurst

    Publication Date: 2019-04-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Schrade, (Attorney at Law), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Orion Webb, (Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC), Stockbridge, for appellee. Tammi Duncan, Senoia, William Miles, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2081

    Trial court is not authorized to impose special conditions on criminal sentences

  • The Plantation at Bay Creek Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Glasier et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-16
    Practice Area: Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Boy, John Lueder, (Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC), Alpharetta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Mary Prebula, (Attorney at Law), Duluth, for appellee. Joshua Huckaby, Brian Goldberg, (O'Kelley & Sorohan), Duluth, Ian Rapaport, (Law Offices of Ian Rapaport), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2151

    No pedestrian easement across private property where revised plat showed no easement and original plat's description of easement was indefinite.

  • Price v. Grehofsky

    Publication Date: 2019-04-16
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Holle Weiss-Friedman, (Attorney At Law), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tamara Greyhofsky, Blacksburg, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1475

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Denying Adoption and Termination of Parental Rights Where Stepmother Claimed Abandonment by Birth Mother but Trial Court Found Father Had Kept Child from Birth Mother