Nos. S98A1747, S98A1748.

510 S.E.2d 810 (1999)

270 Ga. 461


Supreme Court of Georgia.

Reconsideration Denied February 5, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gregory Ross Miller, Turner, Turner & Turner, Atlanta, for Bradley Jay Schmidt.

Tina Shadix Roddenbery, Kidd & Vaughan, Atlanta, for Angela Cook Schmidt.

FLETCHER, Presiding Justice.

The primary issue in this case concerns appellate jurisdiction of orders under the Family Violence Act.1 We now hold that orders entered under the Family Violence Act must come by discretionary application and that jurisdiction lies in the Court of Appeals of Georgia. For reasons of judicial economy, we address the merits and reverse the finding of contempt against Bradley Jay Schmidt because the trial court...

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