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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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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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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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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