• Nadal v. Nadal

    Publication Date: 2020-07-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Yasha Heidari, (Heidari Power Law Group LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Emily Yu, (Yu Family Law, LLC), Atlanta, Steven Lefkoff, (Lefkoff Law, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0770

    Court Vacates Contempt Judgment in Divorce Action, as No Rule Nisi Was Issued Indicating Trial Court Would Conduct a Final Hearing on the Merits of the Contempt Petition

  • Paul v. Paul

    Publication Date: 2020-07-27
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Ney, (William Brent Ney, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Kimbrough, (Dupree & Kimbrough, LLP), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0194

    Party Not Required to File Motion to Set Aside Final Divorce Decree as Separate Action

  • Bordeaux v. Hise

    Publication Date: 2020-07-24
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Coomer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Barrow, (Goodman McGuffey LLP), Savannah, Jennifer Davenport, (Chatham County Attorney's Office), Savannah, R. Hart, (Hart & Associates LAW FIRM LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Monroe, (Attorney at Law), Dawsonville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0749

    Party Properly Brought a Mandamus Action Following the Denial of His Application for a Georgia Weapons Carry License

  • Richey et al. v. The Kroger Company et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-23
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Hadden, (The Hadden Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Denise Hoying, Peter Law, Ernest Moran, (Law & Moran), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Matthew Moffett, Jeff Wasick, (Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske LLP), Atlanta, Charles McDaniel, (Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta, Ryan Kolb, (Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0363

    Court reverses summary judgment for a defendant in a negligence case because it could not say, as a matter of law, that the plaintiff did not exercise reasonable care to avoid injury

  • Odion et al. v. Avesis, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-23
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Dispute Resolution
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gege Odion, Decatur, for appellant.
    for defendant: Kimberly Sheridan, (Vernis & Bowling of Atlanta, LLC), Atlanta, Deepak Jeyaram, (Jeyaram & Associates, PC), Duluth, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0658

    Trial Court Erred in Ruling That Equitable Relief Requests Stemming From Substantive Claims Were Moot, But Properly Denied Request to Vacate Arbitrator's Final Award

  • Denney et al. v. Crenshaw

    Publication Date: 2020-07-22
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Tuszynski, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sun Choy, Sara Brochstein, (Freeman Mathis Gary, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0212

    Court reverses dismissal of a case for want of prosecution where a party's counsel failed to appear for oral arguments on a motion to reconsider a denial of a motion for summary judgment

  • Gai Spann v. Rashida Davis et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-22
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Cary Wiggins, (Wiggins Law Group), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rita Cherry, Sarah Rasalam, Marlon Bull, (City of Atlanta Law Department), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0202

    Court affirms dismissal of lawsuit against court clerks who were entitled to quasi-judicial immunity from tort claims

  • In Re Haney

    Publication Date: 2020-07-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph Key, Kayci Timmons, (Miller & Key PA), McDonough, Alan Tucker, (Alan David Tucker, Esq. P.C.), Brunswick, JIM WRIGHT, (District Attorney Henry County Courthouse), McDonough, Adrienne Browning, (Adrienne Browning, Attorney at Law, P.C.), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Andrew Ekonomou, Atlanta, Jacquelyn Johnson, Thomas Buscemi, (District Attorney's Office, Brunswick Judicial Circuit), Brunswick, for appellee. Stephen Tillman, (Brunswick Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office), Brunswick, for other party.

    Case Number: A20A0472

    Police Officer Lacked Standing to Challenge Trial Court's Brady Ruling

  • Crowder v. State of Georgia

    Publication Date: 2020-07-13
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Glenn Alan Loewenthal, (Glen Loewenthal, P.C.), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Tiffany Collette Boulware, Tasha Monique Mosley, John Evans Fowler, Karen Smith Barbour, (Clayton County District Attorney's Office), Jonesboro, for appellee. Jimmy Dodd Berry, (Jim D. Berry, PC), Marietta, Lisa Lynn Wells, (Lisa L. Wells, LLC), Marietta, for other party.

    Case Number: S19G0931

    In Rem Forfeiture Complaint May Be Served By Publication When Interest Holder Resides Out of State

  • Ebeling v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-07-10
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Matthew Ebeling, (Metro Reentry Facility), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Cliff Head, Shannon Wallace, (Assistant District Attorney), Canton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1437

    Appellate Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Untimely Notice of Appeal, Which Was Timely Stamped But Did Not Get to the Superior Court on Time