The judge of the Henry County Probate Court, against whom a GCO member had filed a motion to have her held in contempt (for continuing to violate the Privacy Act regarding social security numbers on GFL applications), has asked a federal court for permission to file a response to the motion more than two weeks…
A GCO member has filed a motion to have Henry County Probate Judge Kelley Powell held in contempt of federal court for her failure obey a court order regarding requests for social security numbers.
GCO has reached a settlement with the Cobb County Probate Court in a lawsuit brought by GCO in federal court over the requirement to provide SSNs when applying for a GFL.
Thirty-one minutes after she was emailed a copy of a complaint being filed against her in federal court for refusing to accept GFL applications without SSNs, the Cherokee County probate judge’s office agreed to accept an application without the SSN.
GCO has filed lawsuits in federal court against the probate judges of Cobb and Cherokee counties, for violations of the federal Privacy Act (related to SSNs) and for violating Georgia law (related to employment information) in conjunction with GFL applications.