Monthly Archives: September 2016

Firm Secures Judgment Invalidating Annexations by the City of Atlanta

Written by Firm | Sep 10, 2016 | Results

Judge Dempsey of Fulton Superior Court granted a petition to invalidate several annexations by the City of Atlanta filed by Robbins Firm attorneys Josh Belinfante and Kimberly Anderson on behalf of citizens in unincorporated South Fulton County.  Judge Dempsey held an expedited hearing in the case, where he heard testimony […]

Fulton County Judge Overturns Atlanta’s Annexations

Written by Elly Yu - WABE | Sep 9, 2016 | News

A Fulton County judge ruled on Thursday that Atlanta’s recent annexations of several neighborhoods in unincorporated South Fulton are not valid. Atlanta annexed five neighborhoods in the area earlier this year – neighborhoods that could become part of a different city: the city of South Fulton. In November, voters in the […]

Atlanta Cannot Keep Five Areas It Annexed From Fulton, Judge Says

Written by Arielle Kass - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Sep 8, 2016 | News

A Fulton County judge has overturned the recent annexations of five South Fulton neighborhoods into the city of Atlanta, saying the city’s process was flawed. Atlanta had rushed the annexations in an attempt to expand its borders before residents in unincorporated Fulton County vote this fall on whether to form […]