• Patten v. Ardis

    Publication Date: 2018-08-13
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gregory Alan Voyles (Moore & Voyles PC), Valdosta; Mary Katherine Durant (Durant Law LLC), Stone Mountain, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Thomas Bennett, Kari Anne Bowden (Bennett Law Firm LLP), Valdosta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0412

    Grandparent Visitation Law Violates Constitutional Right of Parents to Care, Custody, And Control of Their Children

  • Csehy v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-10
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel Kane (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Edwards (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta; Donald Geary (The Geary Law Firm P.C.), Lawrenceville; D. Reynolds (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0381

    Attorney's Appearance and Demeanor Supported Issuance of Warrant to Examine His Urine For Evidence of Illegal Drug Use

  • Wiggins v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-09
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Holly Peace (Manning Legal Group LLC), Peachtree City, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jamie Inagawa (Fayette County Solicitor-General), Fayetteville; Joseph Myers (Chief Assistant Solicitor), Fayetteville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0611

    Noisy Party Not Exigent Circumstance Justifying Unauthorized Entry Into Residence Backyard

  • Partlow v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-30
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kelley Dial (Public Defender Cherokee Judicial Circuit), Cartersville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosemary Greene (District Attorney), Calhoun; Mark Boyd (Boyd & Marks LLC), Melbourne, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0436

    Defendant's Motion to Continue Trial to Retain New Counsel Properly Denied

  • Neff v. McGee

    Publication Date: 2018-07-27
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Internet Law
    Industry: Automotive | Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jean-Alain Schneider, Alexandra Nelson, John McDonald (Thompson Hine LLP), Atlanta; Peter Coffman (Demetry DeCarlo LLC), Chamblee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles Gower (Attorney at Law), Columbus; Shaun O'Hara (Charles A. Gower PC), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0720

    Law Firm Defendant in Anti-SLAPP Action Made Prima Facie Showing of Conditional Privilege

  • Uribe v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-20
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Monte Davis (Attorney at Law), Roswell, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosanna Szabo (Solicitor-General), Lawrenceville; Samuel D'Entremont (Gwinnett County Solicitor-General's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0582

    Speedy Trial Demand Was Neither Properly Filed Nor Clearly Labeled

  • Meddings v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-20
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ronald Daniels (Daniels Law LLC), Perry, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Hartwig (District Attorney Houston Judicial Circuit), Perry; Alicia Gassett (Houston County Superior Court), Perry, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0422

    Seven-Year Delay in Resolving Convicted Defendant's Motion For New Trial Was Troubling But Not Prejudicial

  • Dukes v. Munoz et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-07-19
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Constitutional Law | Real Estate
    Industry: Legal Services | Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A0572

    Service By Publication Denied Due Process Where Property Purchasers Has Failed to Exercise Reasonable Diligence in Locating Owner

  • Woods v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-19
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: A18A0667

    Confidential Informant's General Description of Drug Buy Was Sufficient to Support Issuance of Search Warrant

  • Brown v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-17
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Chadrus Brown (Smith State Prison), Glennvilee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Paul Howard (District Attorney), Atlanta; Marc Mallon (Senior Assistant District Attorney), Atlanta; David Getachew-Smith (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0064

    "Sovereign Citizen" Defense Against Court Jurisdiction Had No Conceivable Validity