Author Topic: Matthew C. Hines, attorney and registered agent for Narconon of Georgia  (Read 15642 times)

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Oh, ok, thanks, snippy.  I was confused because the original summons and complaint were served to him at a different address.
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Well I don't understand what went down exactly in the old case. I was just reading about what you all had written and saw there was some issue with him not being at the 150 Bankhead Hwy address back then. For some reason I noticed that was the same address he was still using on the Desmond case.  I'm leaving it to you guys to know if it matters at all.

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Well I don't understand what went down exactly in the old case. I was just reading about what you all had written and saw there was some issue with him not being at the 150 Bankhead Hwy address back then. For some reason I noticed that was the same address he was still using on the Desmond case.  I'm leaving it to you guys to know if it matters at all.

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The only thing Hines ever had to do with the Desmond case was at the beginning, as the resident agent to be served subpoenas and complaints info by the plaintiffs - until Narconon hired an attorney to represent them. Then all documents went to the new attorney.

The confusion  about the address is that Mary Rieser is still misspelling Hines' name and using the old address in her annual filings for corporations with the Secretary of State. Anyone suing Narconon would be sending service of process to a misspelled name and incorrect address because we know Hines has since moved.

The name and address for Narconon of Georgia's Resident agent on record all since at last 2009 is
as follows:
 
Agent Name: Hines, Mathew C
Office Address: 150 Bankhead HwyCarrollton GA 30117 
Agent County: Carroll
http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/Corp.asp?74560

Here is what is listed under Hines' name at the state, using a first name of MAT
http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/csearch.asp

Search Type: Starting With  Search Criteria:Hines, Mat 
Search Date: 8/6/2012 Search Time: 08:35
Click on the Agent Name to view more information.
Records Found: 10 
Agent Name

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 Total Representations

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Hines, Mathew C 1
Hines, Matt  1
Hines, Matt  1
Hines, Matt  1
Hines, Matt  1
Hines, Matt C 1
Hines, Matthew  1
HINES, MATTHEW C. 1
Hines, Matthew C. 1
Hines, Matthew C. 1

Records Returned 1 to 10   

Most of the entities connected with one of the above are either dissolved or cancelled corps, but the first one is for Narconon of Georgia, who originally gave an incorrect spelling of Matthew's name and has never updated his address with the state. This is why service of process on the resident agent for Narconon has become an issue in the past for someone suing them ( it's mentioned in another case against NN somewhere on the forum)

The correct address Hines' is using when HE files current annual reports ( as opposed to the client, like Rieser and Narconon) is

Registered Agent
 
Agent Name: Hines, Matt 
Office Address: 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, St. 138
Austell GA 30106 
Agent County: Cobb

Hope this explains the connection and issue with the Desmond case.

( amended: I corrected the original typos )
« Last Edit: August 06, 2012, 11:52 by Mary_McConnell »
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Yje copnfusion about the address is that Mary Rieser is still misspelling Hines' name and using the old address in her annual filings for corporations with the Secretary of State. Anyone suing Narconon would be sending service of process to a misspelled name and incorect address because we know Hines has since moved.

Has the State hammered Mary Rieser for continuing to use a misspelled name and outdated address in her corporate filings yet? I would think after a while someone in the state beuracracy would start thinking it was a deliberate attempt to avoid service in the event of a lawsuit.
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Yje copnfusion about the address is that Mary Rieser is still misspelling Hines' name and using the old address in her annual filings for corporations with the Secretary of State. Anyone suing Narconon would be sending service of process to a misspelled name and incorect address because we know Hines has since moved.

Has the State hammered Mary Rieser for continuing to use a misspelled name and outdated address in her corporate filings yet? I would think after a while someone in the state beuracracy would start thinking it was a deliberate attempt to avoid service in the event of a lawsuit.

I don't think the State even addressed it. They sent her the form to renew - which had the same errors from year before. However, it is up to Narconon to correct - and they haven't.

ps: Sorry about my typos  :-[
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So she's just not that detail oriented. Least of her worries right now, I guess.

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So she's just not that detail oriented. Least of her worries right now, I guess.

Or avoiding being served in the future.
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The first Complaint in the Desmond case had the 150 Bankhead Hwy address too:
http://alley.ethercat.com/storage/10A28641/10A28641-2-2010-05-19-ComplaintForWrongfulDeathPainSufferingAndOtherDamages.pdf

But the Notice of Service had the 5000 Austell Powder Springs Rd. address on it:
http://alley.ethercat.com/storage/10A28641/10A28641-2-2010-05-26-NoticeOfServiceOfNarcononOfGeorgia.pdf

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3. I served the person or entity in item 2 with the service documents by:
PLACING SAID DOCUMENTS INTO THE HANDS OF MATHEW C. HINES THE REGISTERED AGENT FOR NARCONON OF GEORGIA, INC

So I guess either Harris, Penn, Lowry or J. Basham (the process server) were smart enough to locate him at the Austell Powder Springs Rd. address.

So she's just not that detail oriented. Least of her worries right now, I guess.

Have you read her depostion yet, snippy?  It's a real eye-opener as to Mary Rieser's state of mind.   ;)
http://alley.ethercat.com/storage/10A28641/10A28641-2-2011-05-25-BriefInSupportOfPlaintiffsMotionsForSanctions.pdf

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Have you read her depostion yet, snippy?  It's a real eye-opener as to Mary Rieser's state of mind.   ;)
http://alley.ethercat.com/storage/10A28641/10A28641-2-2011-05-25-BriefInSupportOfPlaintiffsMotionsForSanctions.pdf

 Oh yeah! Lots of bad attempts to try and %BS|P the court.  There was lots of  8-O)--|#| interjections by her attorney but when it was over and no one from the plaintiff side was around, I'm sure the attorney was like :  (:E(
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Yes, but first ... forgive me for this, a bit more on Mr. Hines, after this unrelated YouTube that is stuck in my head:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvlEqAjg8aU

From Mary Delgado's deposition:

Q. All right. What are you doing now? What is your current occupation?

A. I work with an attorney.

Q. What attorney?

A. Matt Hines.

Q. And where is Mr. Hines?

A. Austell, Georgia.

Q. What kind of work does he do?

A. He does criminal, PI, divorces, a little bit of immigration.

There you have it. OK I'm done. Well except for this


http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=pPd67CEL54E


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Business Name History
Name    Name Type
ATLAS SECURITY, LLC    Current Name
Limited Liability Company - Domestic - Information
   
Control No.:    12045024
Status:    Active/Compliance
   
Entity Creation Date:    5/28/2012
   
Jurisdiction:    GA
Principal Office Address:    5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, St. 138
Austell GA 30106
Last Annual Registration Filed Date:    
Last Annual Registration Filed:    
Registered Agent
   
Agent Name:    Hines, Matt
Office Address:    5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, St. 138
Austell GA 30106
Agent County:    Cobb

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Business Name History
Name    Name Type
HINES & COTTO LLC    Current Name
Limited Liability Company - Domestic - Information
   
Control No.:    12069033
Status:    Active/Compliance
   
Entity Creation Date:    8/27/2012
   
Jurisdiction:    GA
Principal Office Address:    1640 POWERS FERRY ROAD
BUILDING 3, SUITE 275
MARIETTA GA 30067
Last Annual Registration Filed Date:    
Last Annual Registration Filed:    
Registered Agent
   
Agent Name:    Hines, Matthew C
Office Address:    1404 Chapel Hill Lane SW
Marietta GA 30008

http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/SearchResultsAgt.asp
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Business Name History
Name    Name Type
HINES & COTTO LLC    Current Name
Limited Liability Company - Domestic - Information
   
Control No.:    12069033
Status:    Active/Compliance
   
Entity Creation Date:    8/27/2012
   
Jurisdiction:    GA
Principal Office Address:    1640 POWERS FERRY ROAD
BUILDING 3, SUITE 275
MARIETTA GA 30067
Last Annual Registration Filed Date:    
Last Annual Registration Filed:    
Registered Agent
   
Agent Name:    Hines, Matthew C
Office Address:    1404 Chapel Hill Lane SW
Marietta GA 30008

http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/SearchResultsAgt.asp
http://youtu.be/gQ9x3FVBIB0

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hines-Cotto-LLC-Attorneys-at-Law/468129266541067

This guy changes law firm names more often than any lawyer I ever saw.  Wonder why?

Isaac F. Cotto:
http://www.facebook.com/icottohineslaw
http://www.cobb-county-lawyer.com/about.php (scroll down)
http://www.facebook.com/isaac.cotto
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Here's a little piece of info about Matthew Hines, if there were ever any question about whether he's a scientologist or not:
http://www.mikerindersblog.org/disastrous-eus-ot-committee-report/
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Eastern United States OT Committees
2013 December Quarterly Report
“The Eagles”

ATLANTA OT COMMITTEE DECEMBER 2013 REPORT
The Atlanta OT Committee has continued their focus on creating the Ideal Org and finishing up the fundraising for renovations. The Atlanta OT Committee has gone into over drive with doubling its active OT Committee Members.

Actions taken to help Scientologists in your field to fully avail themselves of the Golden Age of Tech Phase II training and processing.

The OT Committee had highest ever promotional outflow to the Atlanta Field.  An affluence of volunteer hours topping 67 hours in one week and recoveries up over last quarter.

Fundraising for Ideal Orgs
This fall the OT Committee held many Ideal Org fundraising events. Continuing on the successful action of Saturday speaker and/or seminars  held with between 25 and 40 plus public attending.  These events have had the effect of keeping the goal of finishing the fundraising. [Just a little short on specifics....]

OT Ambassador Joel Benk and Debbie Benk, the ED for Atlanta Org continues to throw the gauntlet down and went on a complete disagree and became one of 7 current Gold New Civilization builders on the planet.  That created the effect of others stepping up and Roddie Crouch followed and completed his next status and became an Atlanta New Civilization Builder.

Stephanie McAleer pitched an Atlanta Braves Strike and became the newest humanitarian in big league style.

Matt Hines kept the donation momentum going and went up to double humanitarian. And Rusty Logan pledge up to Humanitarian as a Staff Member and has just a few thousand left to make that a reality.
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Comments from readers (neither were me!):
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January 26, 2014 at 11:04 pm   
Curious Georgian says:   
Let me make sure I have this right – if Atlanta (well, Marietta, it’s a suburb) dentist Roddie Crouch gave 1 million (“new civilization builder”) what did Joel and Debbie Benk give to be “gold new civilization builders”?

How much of attorney Matt Hines’ 200K to become a “Atlanta double humanitarian” came from representing Narconon of Georgia, or does he even get paid for that?

I assume that means Hines’ money is all going toward the Atlanta org – could a big chunk of Crouch and Benk’s money have gone to Stupor Power instead of the local project? Oh, and WTH does “went on a complete disagree” mean?

67 hours in one week! Woohoo! Does that include time spent scrubbing graffiti off the crappy org building (rotting slowly into the sunset) to keep the city of Sandy Springs off their back?

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January 27, 2014 at 6:21 am   
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I read “went on a complete disagree” to mean “virtually bankrupted himself for the cause”.
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Yes, but first ... forgive me for this, a bit more on Mr. Hines, after this unrelated YouTube that is stuck in my head:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvlEqAjg8aU

From Mary Delgado's deposition:

Q. All right. What are you doing now? What is your current occupation?

A. I work with an attorney.

Q. What attorney?

A. Matt Hines.

Q. And where is Mr. Hines?

A. Austell, Georgia.

Q. What kind of work does he do?

A. He does criminal, PI, divorces, a little bit of immigration.

There you have it. OK I'm done. Well except for this


http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=pPd67CEL54E

LOL!! I just saw this! Thanks Snippy!
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Here's a little piece of info about Matthew Hines, if there were ever any question about whether he's a scientologist or not:
http://www.mikerindersblog.org/disastrous-eus-ot-committee-report/
Quote
Eastern United States OT Committees
2013 December Quarterly Report
“The Eagles”

ATLANTA OT COMMITTEE DECEMBER 2013 REPORT
The Atlanta OT Committee has continued their focus on creating the Ideal Org and finishing up the fundraising for renovations. The Atlanta OT Committee has gone into over drive with doubling its active OT Committee Members.

Actions taken to help Scientologists in your field to fully avail themselves of the Golden Age of Tech Phase II training and processing.

The OT Committee had highest ever promotional outflow to the Atlanta Field.  An affluence of volunteer hours topping 67 hours in one week and recoveries up over last quarter.

Fundraising for Ideal Orgs
This fall the OT Committee held many Ideal Org fundraising events. Continuing on the successful action of Saturday speaker and/or seminars  held with between 25 and 40 plus public attending.  These events have had the effect of keeping the goal of finishing the fundraising. [Just a little short on specifics....]

OT Ambassador Joel Benk and Debbie Benk, the ED for Atlanta Org continues to throw the gauntlet down and went on a complete disagree and became one of 7 current Gold New Civilization builders on the planet.  That created the effect of others stepping up and Roddie Crouch followed and completed his next status and became an Atlanta New Civilization Builder.

Stephanie McAleer pitched an Atlanta Braves Strike and became the newest humanitarian in big league style.

Matt Hines kept the donation momentum going and went up to double humanitarian. And Rusty Logan pledge up to Humanitarian as a Staff Member and has just a few thousand left to make that a reality.

Thanks. The knew who to use... a lawyer, lol!

I really enjoyed the whole article. Things are pretty bad with the EUS OT Committees and Orgs they represent. Really proves that there are no OTs :)
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I'll just leave this here:
http://youtu.be/ULNIHqZMk1Q

Also, reminiscent of Narconon of Georgia's successful attempts at obtaining free advertising through offering up clients for local media interviews, I recently saw Attorney Hines on WSB TV expounding on immigration issues.
http://www.wsbtv.com/videos/news/immigrant-says-state-denied-him-of-drivers-license/vC6BZ2/

I can promise you; he will use that last clip for advertising.
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Thanks, mefree. I must say that Hines is one ugly guy, lol!
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Thanks, mefree. I must say that Hines is one ugly guy, lol!

LOL. I enjoyed his Spanish speaking bit with a Southern accent.
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