• Hicks v. Gabor et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-24
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Distribution and Wholesale
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Dalziel, (Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Steven Lefkoff, (Lefkoff Law, LLC), Atlanta, Matthew Jones, John Padesky, (Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C.), Marietta, Charles Murphy, (Vaughan & Murphy), Atlant, Matthew Steakley, Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1648

    Court reverses dismissal of interpleader claimant from surety bond action but affirms dismissal of her counterclaim and other trial court orders

  • Bernier v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-04-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kindall Browning, Perry, for appellant.
    for defendant: Marie Banks, George Hartwig, (Houston County District Attorney), Perry, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2464

    Evidence Supported Convictions for Child Molestation and Aggravated Child Molestation; Defendant Received Effective Assistance of Counsel

  • Mosby v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-03-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Juwayn Haddad, (Haddad Law Group), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Daniel Porter, Lee Tittsworth, Samuel D'Entremont, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1871

    Sex Crime Defendant Failed to Show He Was Prejudiced by Overly Broad Range of Dates Stated in Indictment

  • Womack v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-03-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Rodney Zell, (Zell & Zell, P.C.), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Bickerstaff, Julia Slater, (DA's Office- Chattahoochee Jud. Cir.), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1720

    No trial court error in admission of hearsay testimony when co-conspirator responsible for that testimony is later acquitted.

  • Cross v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-03-19
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Clifford Kurlander, (Office of the Appellate Defender), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sherry Boston, Deborah Wellborn, (Dekalb County District Attorney), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A2291

    Court in Rape Trial Properly Admitted Evidence of Two Previous Offenses to Show Motive and Intent; Probative Value of the Other Acts Was 'Great'

  • Weintraub v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-12-19
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stewart Bratcher, (The Bratcher Firm, LLC), Rome, appellant.
    for defendant: Leigh Patterson, Luke Martin, (Floyd County District Attorney), Rome, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1284

    Further Findings Necessary to Determine Whether Houseguest's Cell Phone Recording of Householders' Acrimonious Quarrel Was Taken in Private Place

  • Ward v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-12-19
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Steel, (The Steel Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia Brooks, Winder, Kenneth Mauldin, (District Attorney), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1480

    Record Unclear As To Whether Trial Counsel Should Have Objected to Prosecution's Possession and Derivative Use of Compelled/Immunized Statement

  • Dekalb County Board of Tax Assessors v. CWS SGARR Brookhaven, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-12-18
    Practice Area: Real Estate
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bennett Bryan, Laura Johnson, John Jones, (DeKalb County Law Department), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lindsey Hillis, Delia Williams-Carroll, (The Hillis Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1541

    Changes in Market Conditions, General Rise in Value of Real Estate in a Certain Neighborhood Are Not Discernable from an On-Site Inspection

  • The State v. Newsome

    Publication Date: 2019-12-03
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Britt, Kenneth Mauldin, Brian Patterson, (Office of the District Attorney - Western Judicial Circuit), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Benjamin Pearlman, (Office of the Public Defender Western Judicial Circuit), Athens, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1623

    Residence Search Warrant Was Based on Unlawful Intrusion Into Private Back Entrance And Was Therefore Invalid

  • Dovel v. Dovel

    Publication Date: 2019-11-25
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Martin Fierman, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, Ben Fierman, (Fierman Law Firm), Madison, for appellant.
    for defendant: Richard Gailey, (The Gailey Law Firm, LLC), Eatonton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1375

    Statutory Award of Attorney Fees Precluded by Alimony Waiver in Settlement Agreement