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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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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