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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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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May 22, 2017
Divorce is never something you plan on in your life. When you walk down the aisle on your wedding day, you’re not anticipating having to consider what a wage garnishment is, if divorce happens. If you’re…
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Apr 20, 2017
When it comes to commercial driver’s licenses and traffic-related offenses, including driving under the influence (DUI), it’s important to understand that there are federal regulations as well as state…
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