Monthly Archives: April 2013

Georgia Program Reopens Foster Care Cold Cases

ATLANTA — In far north Georgia, 17-year-old “Brandon” lives in a group home.  He has been the ward of two states in his short life. Put up for adoption in Tennessee, adopted, then abandoned in Georgia. He’s been in foster … Continue reading

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The Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003

House Bill 770 (AS PASSED HOUSE AND SENATE)By: Representatives Coleman of the 118th, Porter of the 119th, Fleming of the 79th, Smyre of the 111th, Skipper of the 116th, and others AN ACTTo amend Title 17 of the Official Code … Continue reading

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IN THE INTEREST OF D.J.

    Court of Appeals of Georgia.Decided: March 11, 2013. All the witnesses conceded, however, that D. J. and his mother had a bond. The mother consistently maintained her weekly visits with D. J. Some observers testified that during these … Continue reading

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