Judge won’t block South Fulton residents from voting on cityhood

Written by Arielle Kass - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Oct 27, 2016 | News

A federal judge on Thursday ruled that a referendum to create the City of South Fulton can stay on the ballot, denying a request for a temporary restraining order that would have put a stop to the election. Eleanor Ross, a judge in Georgia’s Northern District, said John Davis, the […]

Robbins Firm Resolves Lawsuit for Information Technology Client

Written by Firm | Oct 20, 2016 | Results

We represented an IT provider in a complex and highly technical dispute regarding the rollout of a network and electronic recordkeeping system for an Atlanta-area dental practice.  The issue was whether the dental practice had the right to withhold payment from our client for the work performed due to certain […]

Roswell mayor sues his city, council over personal property renovation

Written by Geoffrey A. Cooper - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Oct 17, 2016 | News

  Roswell Mayor Jere Wood has been involved in lawsuits before, but this time he’s suing his own city.  Wood filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court last month against the city and council members over whether he’s allowed to renovate his property in the city’s historic district.  Earlier this […]

State Bar of Georgia Honors Robbins Firm Attorney for Successful Representation of Military Veteran

Written by Firm | Oct 14, 2016 | Results

Earlier this year, the Robbins Firm completed its successful representation of a United States Navy veteran before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims after the Veterans Administration denied his claim for benefits due as a result of his service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder.  In connection with that representation, the […]

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 […]