• Spires v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Adams, (Office of Circuit Public Defender), Thomaston, for appellant.
    for defendant: Elizabeth Baker, (Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney Fayette County District Attorney's Office), Fayetteville, Benjamin Coker, (District Attorney), Thomaston, Marie Broder, (Spalding County District Attorney's Office), Griffin, Brittany Fallin, (Upson County District Attorney's Office), Thomaston, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1079

    Evidence Was Sufficient to Sustain Convictions for Aggravated Child Molestation, Incest, Sexual Exploitation of Children, and Child Molestation

  • Miller v. Hiawassee Allen Family, LLC. et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-11-10
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Roy Barnes, Benjamin Rosichan, (The Barnes Law Group, LLC), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lawrence Sorgen, Hiawassee, Furman Smith, (Furman Smith, Jr., P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0849

    Court reverses summary judgment order that had been in favor of a real estate purchaser because facts regarding waiver of a financing contingency were not clear

  • Ekhorutomwen v. Jamison

    Publication Date: 2020-10-26
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donna-Marie Hayle, (Hayle Hoffecker Peacock), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Dominisha Jamison, Rex, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1539

    "Clerical Error" Did Not Provide Justification for Substantive Changes to Child Support Order

  • The State v. Stanford

    Publication Date: 2020-10-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul Howard, Stephany Luttrell, Juliana Sleeper, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Richard Marks, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0879

    Court affirms trial court's suspension of a portion of a habitual felon's sentence over State's objection to that suspension

  • The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Inc. et al. v. Cancel et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-10-01
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ranse Partin, James Cox, (Conley Griggs Partin LLP), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: George McGriff, Eric Wyatt, (George W. McGriff & Associates), Roswell, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1215

    Plaintiff Failed to Move for Attorneys' Fees During the Term of Court in Which the Trial Court Entered Final Judgment Upon Remittitur; Motion Therefore Was Not Timely Filed

  • The State v. Henderson

    Publication Date: 2020-09-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher DeNeve, Brian Whiteside, (Gwinnett County Solicitor General), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: George Creal, (Attorney at Law), Forest Park, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1293

    Trial Court Failed to Properly Apply the 'Totality of the Circumstances' Inquiry to Circumstances Surrounding Defendant's Arrest and Breath Test

  • Evans v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-09-16
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Twyman, Michael Evans, Caleb Ratliff, (Cox Byington Twyman & Johnson, LLP), Rome, for appellant.
    for defendant: Leigh Patterson, Natalee Staats, (Assistant District Attorney - Floyd County), Rome, Margaret Louttit, (Assistant Public Defender), Carrollton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1021

    Court affirms defendant's convictions and declines to enforce an immunity agreement that the defendant and his employer had purportedly agreed upon

  • The State v. Voyles

    Publication Date: 2020-08-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Donovan, Anthony Williams, Ashley Cox, (Assistant District Attorney), Dallas, for appellant.
    for defendant: Candace Rader, (Attorney at Law), Carrollton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0771

    Court Vacates Order as to DUI Defendant's Prior Consents to Blood Tests and as to His Arrest, References to Which Should Not Include His Refusal to Take a Breath Test

  • Hahn v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-08-11
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Pipkin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Betsey Tate, (Georgia Public Defender Council - Office of the Appellate Defender), Americus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joseph Mulholland, Christopher Quinn, (Assistant District Attorney), Bainbridge, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0582

    Child Molestation Defendant Was Not Prejudiced by Other-Acts Evidence of Possession of Child Pornography