• Buchanan v. Buchanan

    Publication Date: 2018-11-26
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Schrade, (Attorney at Law), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Johnnie Caldwell, (Caldwell & Irvin, Attorneys at Law, LLC), Thomaston, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1345

    Court Reverses Order Granting Motion to Enforce Settlement by Wife Seeking to Finalize Divorce Based on Handwritten Notes from Conversation With Her Husband

  • In The Interest of K. B., a child.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-12
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Doyle
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leo Beckmann, Wendy Furey, (Beckmann & Furey, LLP), Savannah, Christopher Carr, (Attorney General), Atlanta, Annette Cowart, (Georgia Department of Law), Atlanta, Penny Hannah, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Shalen Nelson, (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Van'Nessa Lotson, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, for appellee. Diette Barnwell Neal, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, Charlotte Fleming, (Attorney at Law), Bloomingdale, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1378

    Juvenile court has no jurisdiction over an 18-year old unless all statutory elements are met.

  • Bridger v. Franze

    Publication Date: 2018-11-06
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nancy Jordan, (Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Martin Franze, Aspen, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1230

    Parenting plan and child support award modified to comply with statute

  • Borgers v. Borgers

    Publication Date: 2018-11-02
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Thornton, (IHRG), Rome, for appellant.
    for defendant: Samir Patel, (White, Choate and Watkins), Cartersville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0910

    No modification of a custody agreement via contempt proceedings

  • Phillips v. Phillips

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard Sanders, (Attorney at Law), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Melinda Phillips, Savannah, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1193

    Court Reverses Trial Court Order to Divide Military Retirement Benefits Between Divorcees

  • In the Interest of G. M. et al., Children (Mother).

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Tommy Thigpen, (Tommy L. Thigpen, LLC.), Valdosta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Calandra Harps, Christopher Carr, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, Charles Reddick, (Charles R. Reddick, P.C.), Homerville, Shalen Nelson, (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0949

    Court Reverses Juvenile Court's Order Granting Temporary Custody of Minor Children to Division of Child and Family Services

  • In the Interest of C. A. B. et al., children.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-23
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick Calcutt, (Attorney At Law), Americus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Carr, Penny Hannah, (Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, James Hurt, (James W. Hurt And Associates), Cordele, Shalen Nelson, (Senior Assistant Attorney General), Atlanta, for appellee. Justin Arnold, (Arnold & Hooks, LLC), Americus, Stacee Fussell, (Sowega Casa), Americus, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A0862

    Court Affirms Termination of Parental Rights of Abusive Mother

  • Moore v. Childs

    Publication Date: 2018-10-23
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Contracts | Family Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Krystal Moore, (Krystal M. Moore, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Brandon Wagner, (Lueder Larkin & Hunter, LLC), Alpharetta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1309

    Court Must Presume Correctness of Ruling That Is Not Contained in the Record

  • Brumbelow v. Mathenia et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-22
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Timothy Healy, (The Healy Law Firm, LLC), Toccoa, for appellant.
    for defendant: Justin Hester, (Hester Outman LLC), Norcross, James Outman, (Law Office of James B. Outman, LLC), Atlanta, Judy Sartain, (Judy D. Sartain, PC.), Murrayville, Corey Mathenia, Hinesville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1117

    Court Erred in Finding That Biological Father Abandoned Opportunity Interest in Relationship with Son

  • Bernard v. Bernard

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert Sirianni, (Brownstone Associates, P.A.), Winter Park, for appellant.
    for defendant: Norman Cuadra, (Norman H. Cuadra, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1346

    Court Affirms Incarceration of Man for Refusal to Pay Child Support