In a domestic violence action appealing the trial court's entry of a restraining order pursuant to the Domestic Violence Prevention Act, Family Code section 6200 et seq., the trial court's judgment is affirmed where: 1) defendant failed to properly move to quash service and waived his challenge to the exercise of personal jurisdiction; and 2) the trial court could properly decline to consider defendant's opposition papers submitted via fax in contravention of local court rules and any such error was harmless.

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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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Dec 28, 2017
Without question, divorce places tremendous financial and emotional strain on couples and families, regardless of what’s at stake. Yet, when multiple properties and assets, as well as business ownership,…
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Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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