In an appeal of a trial court order that ex-wife pay, pursuant to Family Code section 2030 and 271, certain amounts to a claimant subject to a specified offset to ex-husband, the court's order is affirmed over the meritless claim that the court erred by combining cost shifting pursuant to section 2030 with sanctions pursuant to section 271, making no explicit differentiation between sums awarded pursuant to each statute.

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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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Jul 25, 2017
As defined by the Georgia Municipal Association, ordinances are written laws adopted by a city or town’s government. Yet, while theses ordinances are permanent laws that are actively enforced, state and…
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Jun 22, 2017
Considering the excessive weight of motor vehicles, the number of drivers on Georgia roads on any given day, not to mention the number of motor vehicle accidents, people are going to be killed as a result…
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