• Reid v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stuart Patray, (Public Defender), Statesboro, for appellant.
    for defendant: Richard Mallard, Keith McIntyre, (Chief Assistant District Attorney), Statesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A2138

    Defendant Took Substantial Step Toward Committing Child Molestation by Arranging to Meet "Child" and Traveling to Meeting Place

  • Ettrick v. Suntrust Mortgage, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-04-11
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Banking and Finance Laws | Real Estate
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kristie Hornsby, (The Hornsby Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Monica Gilroy, (Gilroy Bailey Trumble LLC), Alpharetta, for appellee. Alison Lerner, (Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts), Atlanta, for AM.

    Case Number: A18A1615

    Attorney Fees Properly Awarded Against Both Party and Counsel For Maintaining Wrongful Foreclosure Action Without Substantial Justification

  • Black v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-10
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jerome Lee, (Hernan Taylor & Lee LLC), Norcross, Stephen Brown-Bennett, (Taylor Lee & Associates, LLC), Norcross, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leigh Patterson, (District Attorney), Rome, Kayleigh Carter, (Floyd County District Attorney's Office), Rome, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1697

    Judge Abused Her Discretion By Neglecting to Consider and Address Trial Counsel's Untimely Motion to Withdraw

  • Barrett et al. v. Burnette

    Publication Date: 2019-03-25
    Practice Area: Evidence
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leon Hughes, Philip Lorenz, (Morrison & Hughes), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Ruplin, (Downey & Cleveland, LLP), Marietta, William Carson, (Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1705

    Evidence as to Defendant's Intoxication Was Probative as to Whether He Abandoned His Car in Middle of Roadway

  • State of Georgia v. Ronald Wyttenbach et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-22
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Penny Hannah, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Shalen Nelson, Lori Cheatham, (Special Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Marietta, Annette Cowart, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Josie Redwine, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellee. James Outman, (Law Office of James B. Outman, LLC), Atlanta, Josie Redwine, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, Catherine Lerow, Marietta, Christine Triebsch, (Christine A. Triebsch, P.C.), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1914

    Superior court had no authority to award physical custody of two minor children or to split their physical and legal custody.

  • Abdullah v. Winslow at Eagle's Landing Homeowners Association, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-19
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Askia Abdullah, McDonough, appellant.
    for defendant: Wesley Dunlap, Ashley Thompson, (Dunlap Gardiner LLP), Hiram, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A2121

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order Granting Summary Judgment to Homeowners' Association That Fined Resident for Unauthorized Flower Bed in Absence of Contractual Basis for Assessing Fines

  • Henry County School District v. Home Depot U. S. A., Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-19
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry: Consumer Products | State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Grant McBride, William White, Brandon Palmer, (Smith, Welch, Webb & White), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jonathan Feldman, W. Wright, (Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Patrick Jaugstetter, (Power & Jaugstetter, P. C.), McDonough, Rod Meadows, Stephen Morris, (Meadows & Macie, P.C.), Stockbridge, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A2036

    Court Affirms Trial Court Order Denying Motion to Intervene by School Board in Tax Dispute Where Board Sought to Intervene After Final Judgment Against Tax Assessor

  • The State v. Baddeley

    Publication Date: 2019-03-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David White, Michael Coveney, (District Attorney's Office of The Northern Judicial Circuit), Hartwell, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jerry Webb, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1623

    Officer's Threat to "Yank" Driver's License Did Not Result in Coerced Consent to Blood Alcohol Test

  • Lonon v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Matthew Winchester, (Law Offices of Matthew K. Winchester), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brian Deal, (Assistant District Attorney), Statesboro, Richard Mallard, (District Attorney), Statesboro, Keith McIntyre, (Chief Assistant District Attorney), Statesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1436

    Evidence Supported Jury Finding That Dog's Death Resulted From Arson, Not Malnutrition

  • Trappier v. Butler, Commissioner of Georgia Department of Labor.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-28
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kevin Ross, (The Law Firm of Kevin A. Ross, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Kimberly Lewis, (Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Seminole Sanitation Services, Donaldsonville, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1426

    Truck Driver Suffering From Work-Related PTSD Left His Job With Good Cause, Entitling Him to Unemployment Benefits