Publication Date: December 18, 2023Industries:Trusts and EstatesPractice Area:Real EstateCourt: Georgia Court of AppealsJudge: Judge FullerAttorneys:For plaintiff: Iasiah Jones, (Jones Legal Practice, LLC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.For defendant: Albert Myers, (Albert A. Myers III PC), Conyers, for appellee.Case number: A23A1259
In the Matter of W. McCall Calhoun, Jr.
Publication Date: December 15, 2023Industries:Legal Ethics and Attorney DisciplinePractice Area:Legal ServicesCourt: Georgia Supreme CourtJudge: Per Curiam Attorneys:For plaintiff: Jenny K. Mittelman, Paula J. Frederick, (State Bar of Georgia), Atlanta,, for appellant.For defendant: Donald Clarence Evans, Jr., (Evans & Rhodes, LLC), Cartersville, for appellee; LaRae Dixon Moore, (Page Scrantom Sprouse Tucker & Ford PC), Columbus, for other party.Case number: S23Y1160
Neason v. The State
Publication Date: December 13, 2023Industries:Criminal LawPractice Area:Court: Georgia Supreme CourtJudge: Justice LaGruaAttorneys:For plaintiff: Melissa Akins, (Georgia Public Defender Council), Atlanta, for appellant.For defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Matthew Blackwell Crowder, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Fani T. Willis, Charles Anthony Jones, Jr., Kevin Christopher Armstrong, (Fulton County District Attorney’s Office), Atlanta, for appellee.Case number: S23A0956
Divorce can be a challenging and emotionally draining experience, leaving soon-to-be-ex-spouses with many legal and personal matters to resolve. Amidst all the turmoil, it is vital for individuals going through a divorce to understand the significance of updating their beneficiaries on their various accounts and financial instruments. Failing to do so after a divorce is final can have serious consequences.
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A judge in Indiana last week knocked out the state attorney general's lawsuits alleging child safety and privacy concerns on the platform. A day later a federal judge in Montana held the state's TikTok ban likely violates the First Amendment.
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Afanador v. State of New York
Publication Date: December 08, 2023Industries:Constitutional LawPractice Area:Court: Court of Claims, New YorkJudge: Judge Ruth ShillingfordAttorneys:For plaintiff: For Claimant: Eric D. Levy, Esq.For defendant: For Defendant by: Felice Torres, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, Hon. Letitia James, New York State Attorney General.Case number: M-99458
Bowers v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Publication Date: December 08, 2023Industries:Toxic TortsPractice Area:TransportationCourt: Georgia Court of AppealsJudge: Judge MarkleAttorneys:For plaintiff: Kristopher Alderman, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Alison Currie, (FisherBroyles, LLP), Atlanta, Randolph Mayer, (Mayer & Harper LLP), Atlanta, Shawn Ricci, (Marc J. Bern & Partners, LLP), Conshohocken, for appellant.For defendant: Michael Loebl, Sonja Tate, (Fulcher Hagler LLP), Augusta, Frank Gordon, (Millberg Gordon Stewart PLLC), Raleigh, for appellee.Case number: A23A0839
Appellate Division, First Department: December 5, 2023
Publication Date: December 07, 2023Industries:Civil AppealsCriminal AppealsPractice Area:Court: Appellate Division, First Department, Appeals & MotionsJudge: Unsigned Attorneys:For plaintiff: For defendant: Case number: DOCKET