Robert Stanley Lane’s Answers

Robert Stanley Lane

Atlanta Election Campaign / Political Law Attorney.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Exactly what papers do I need to download for a no fault divorce. I need the title of the pages please.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    2. Donald Lamar Cobb
    3. Jennifer H. Keaton
    3 lawyer answers

    Contact an attorney to prepare the documents for you. Forms from the internet are usually outdated, incorrect or improper for the given situation. Not to mention, many pro se parties will submit forms from the wrong jurisdiction (i.e. state). DISCLAIMER: This answer is provided for educational purposes only. By using or participating in this site you agree and understand that there is no attorney client privilege between you and the attorney responding. This site cannot be used as a...

    Selected as best answer

  2. How to get a Civil Case Sealed in GA

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    1 lawyer answer

    The simple answer to your question is that you will not be able to seal the records. You would have to file a motion to limit public inspection. However, you would have to show that the harm that would result to you greatly outweighs the publics' right to inspect the file. In light of the fact that judges have been getting in trouble for sealing files, you will not find a very sympathetic ear. Besides most employers don't do a civil records check, just the criminal back ground check.

    2 people marked this answer as helpful

  3. My husband was arrested for battery and cruelty to Children.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    1 lawyer answer

    If a Defendant cannot post bond then they will remain in jail until trial. However, given the fact that the jails are overcrowded, bond will be set and he will be released in a couple of weeks to two months. No the TPO will not require the jail to notify you of his release. You can call the jail and see if he has been released. As for the sentence, if convicted the Court will impose a sentence based on his past ciminal history and the circumstances of the case. The maximum jail time would...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  4. Are parents allowed to view disciplinary actions against thier child's teachers that are not criminal or ethic violations?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    1 lawyer answer

    Provided the teacher is employed by a public school district, you can always file an open records request to see the employee's file. They will redact the personal information that you are not entitled to see.

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  5. I had a case dead docketed in 1995 and I would like to know what does this mean?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    1 lawyer answer

    Dead Docket means that the State can reopen the case and proceed. No it cannot be expunged. You could always file a Motion for Speedy Trial. You should really consult with an attorney about the specific facts of your case. DISCLAIMER: This answer is provided for educational purposes only. By using or participating in this site you agree and understand that there is no attorney client privilege between you and the attorney responding. This site cannot be used as a substitute for competent...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  6. My question is if I relocate to georgia with my three children which I have physical custody of but have not legal will I have

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    2. Andrew Daniel Myers
    2 lawyer answers

    If you do not have legal rights to the child then you will commit kidnapping and will be arrested and transported back to NY on an interstate kidnapping warrant. Also, you MUST address all child custody issues in NY before you move to Georgia. If not you will wind up in a UCCJEA (Uniform child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act) case and will have to go back to New York anyway to litigate the custody action for about double what it would have cost if you had just followed the law and...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  7. Ex-husband taking me to court requesting modification of child support. He has a lawyer yet is behind on pymts. Do I need lwyr

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    2. Jared Benjamin Craig
    2 lawyer answers

    Given the current economic times, a modification may be likely. Just because your ex made a certain amount of money before the divorce does not mean that he can continue to make the same amount. As for hiring a lawyer, the court will not penalize him for that. The courts hate when a party appears without a lawyer (pro se). You will have to show that your ex is indeed making more money than he is claiming. However, you will have to present evidence and will have to meet the standards of the...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  8. Can a debt collector (i.e a lawfirm hired by HOA to collect unpaid dues) query report my credit report, an agent acting inbehalf

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    2. Ian Richard Leavengood
    3. Mitchell Paul Goldstein
    3 lawyer answers

    I agree with the previous posts. However, I caution you that a power of attorney does not provide you with the power to answer legal summons in Court. Filing in Court on behalf of someone else is Unauthorized Practice of Law and it is a felony in Georgia. DISCLAIMER: This answer is provided for educational purposes only. By using or participating in this site you agree and understand that there is no attorney client privilege between you and the attorney responding. This site cannot be...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  9. Can a party in a divorce pull criminal records of people the other party knows?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Stanley Lane
    2. Martin Gregory Hilliard
    2 lawyer answers

    No, you cannot have your record concealed from the public. The Court will only expunge your record in very limited circumstances. Provided you completed your First Offender provisions, your record will list the crimes charged and will show a final disposition of Not Guilty via First Offender. As far as the spouse pulling your criminal file, that is public record and within her right to do as a citizen. It will be irrelevant in the Court proceeding, but that does not prevent her from calling...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful

  10. In Georgia, is it possible to have a first-offense DUI expunged from off your record? How to get a DUI expunged in Georgia?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Bob Giannini
    2. Richard T. Ryczek Jr.
    3. Robert Stanley Lane
    4 lawyer answers

    Have no fear, most employers will not hold a First DUI against you provided it was at least three to five years ago. Just make sure to not get another one. DISCLAIMER: This answer is provided for educational purposes only. By using or participating in this site you agree and understand that there is no attorney client privilege between you and the attorney responding. This site cannot be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed attorney that practices law in the State...

    1 person marked this answer as helpful