The latest Social Media Apps and the popularity of smart phones make it easier than ever for sexual messages & child pornography to find their way to our devices & the devices of our loved ones. As a result, Georgia law includes severe punishments for unlawful communications or media found … [Read more...] about Child Pornography and Sexting in Georgia
The State of Georgia has its fair share of national headlines for its history of abusive prosecutions of Statutory Rape, but how can these laws impact you? Accusations of sexual crimes can lead to life-altering penalties including prison time & registration on the sex-offender registry. Your … [Read more...] about Statutory Rape & The Age of Consent
Thanks to multiple reports & studies, we know that cities use speeding tickets & traffic citations to make money at the expense of its citizens, but do we know how these fines impact our driving record? Before paying your citation online, read the info below to protect your drivers … [Read more...] about Speeding, Super Speeder, & Traffic Citations
CBD is a naturally occurring chemical sold and purchased across the State of Georgia in products including soaps, cigarettes, candies, and more. CBD is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, which is a chemical found in marijuana & hemp plants that does NOT produce the “high” associated with THC (the … [Read more...] about What is CBD and Is It Legal in Georgia?
Can a DUI really ruin my life? YES. The punishments for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol in Georgia can be severe, and these penalties become harsher depending on how many times you have been convicted of a DUI in the past. Below is a brief summary of the punishments you can face in … [Read more...] about The Penalties for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Georgia
According to Official Georgia Code 42-8-60 (The First Offender Act), a criminal defendant can be exonerated of guilt and discharged as a matter of law despite being found guilty by a jury or entering a guilty plea. This means that even if you are charged, arrested, and convicted of a crime, you can … [Read more...] about What is the First Offender Act and How Can It Protect My Record?
If you or your loved one are being accused of family violence, you need to speak to a criminal defense attorney immediately. There is no simple way to ‘drop charges’ in a family violence case. In fact, attempts by an alleged victim to 'drop domestic violence charges’ may sometimes embolden … [Read more...] about Can I Drop the Family (Domestic) Violence Charges Against my Loved One?
You should never go to criminal court or resolve a criminal matter without speaking with an experienced criminal defense attorney. While misdemeanors are not as serious as felonies, they still carry serious consequences that can ruin your life. A good criminal defense attorney will be able to help … [Read more...] about Do I Need a Lawyer for a Misdemeanor Charge?