In a surety's appeal of an order of forfeiture on a $20,000 bail bond when a defendant failed to appear at a hearing in his criminal case, the trial court's forfeiture order is reversed where the bond was rendered void when, at the end of the defendant's preliminary hearing, the court increased his bail to $100,000 but permitted him to remain out of custody.

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Jul 16, 2019
Georgia laws surrounding legitimation and paternity center on providing ways for fathers to establish legal relationships with their children. This is especially true when a child is born to parents who…
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Jun 27, 2019
Perhaps your loved one was attacked and later died at a hospital. Maybe a close friend was killed in a fatal car crash with a drunk driver. These are just a few examples of a personal injury scenario that…
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May 22, 2019
While there’s never an excuse to cause physical harm to another individual, if you’ve been arrested for spousal abuse, you deserve to know your options and what resources are available to help your case.…
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Apr 11, 2019
Are you purchasing a location for your business? Whether you are new to the game or not, a typical business tenant tries to negotiate with very little legal assistance, though he or she might consult with…
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