• Moore v. Lovein Funeral Home, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-14
    Practice Area: Contracts
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Cotton, Tiffany Donohue, (Cotton Law Firm, P.C.), Cordele, Patrick Kerns, (Patrick W. Kerns, Attorney at Law, LLC), Valdosta, Patrick Kerns, (Luke Law LLC), Orange Park, for appellant.
    for defendant: Mitchell Moore, (Mitchell O. Moore PC), Nashville, James Thagard, William Purvis, (Young Thagard Hoffman Smith Lawrence & Shenton), Valdosta, for appellee. Kenneth Howard, Opelika, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A1632

    Issues of Fact Exist on Whether Funeral Home's Failure to Release to Plaintiff All of His Late Wife's Remains Constituted a Breach of the Parties' Written Agreements

  • Callicott v. Scott et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-12-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sidney Moore, (The Moore Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: S. Malone, (Nelson Mulins Riley & Scarborough), Atlanta, Michael Terry, (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, Michael Orr, (Dawson Orr), Jacksonville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1366

    Minority Shareholder Was Required to Bring a Derivative Action Against Other Shareholders Because She Did Not Suffer a Special Injury

  • Burnham v. Burnham

    Publication Date: 2020-12-10
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Delia Crouch, (Attorney at Law), Newnan, Vic Hill, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, Brad Macdonald, (Hill/Macdonald, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Taylor Drake, (Glover & Davis, PA), Newnan, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1243

    Multiple Factors Supported Finding of Material Change in Circumstances Warranting Child Custody Change

  • Runnells v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-09
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Armond, (The Armond Firm, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher George, Daniel Porter, Daniel Sanmiguel, (Gwinnett Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office Office of the District Attorney), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1154

    Police Officer Lacked Particularized and Objective Basis For Second-Tier Investigative Detention of Drug-Crime Suspect

  • In Re Estate of Jewel H. Penland

    Publication Date: 2020-12-07
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Timothy King, Christina Cason, (Hodges, McEachern & King), Peachtree City, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cater Thompson, (Jones Cork & Miller), Macon, for appellee. F. Wilson, (Attorney at Law), Macon, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A0998

    Probate Court Erred in Ruling That Estate Beneficiary/Co-Executor Violated In Terrorem Clause in His Mother's Will by Failing to Make Certain Required Distributions

  • Coastal Credit, LLC v. Howard

    Publication Date: 2020-11-17
    Practice Area: Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Timothy Haeussler, (Attornet at Law), Rincon, Todd Poole, (Poole Huffman), Tucker, Scott McMahan, (Poole Huffman, LLC), Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Renee Howard, Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0940

    Court reverses final orders in favor of borrowers and remands case for entry of judgment in favor of lender where borrowers failed to file answers to complaints

  • Kimble v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-10-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kyle Denslow, (Dawson County Public Defender's Office), Dawsonville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lee Darragh, (District Attorney, NEJC of GA), Gainesville, Anna Fowler, (Hall County District Attorney's Office), Gainesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1329

    Evidence Was Insufficient to Support Drug Conviction; Officer Who Discovered Crack Pipes in Defendant's Shared Trailer Said He Did Not Ask If They Were His

  • Dipietro v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-09-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    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: Paul Howard, Marc Mallon, (Senior Assistant District Attorney), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0915

    Court affirms child molestation conviction over defendant's contentions of ineffective assistance of counsel and trial court error on barring testimony from a witness

  • Butts v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-08-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jamaarl Butts, (Coffee Correctional Facility), Nicholls, for appellant.
    for defendant: Stephen Bradley, (District Attorney, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit), Milledgeville, Daniel Cochran, (Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit), Monticello, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0313

    In Light of Collier v. State, Trial Court Must Reconsider its Denial of Defendant's Motion for an Out of Time Appeal

  • The State v. Rhodes

    Publication Date: 2020-08-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joyette Holmes, Marietta, John Edwards, Amelia Pray, John Melvin, (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Ashleigh Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, PC), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0246

    Court affirms order granting a defendant a new trial on charges of aggravated child molestation