There is no Georgia law titled "Stand Your Ground" or "Make My Day," but Georgia law does define when and how self-defense is justified. These laws can be unclear and are often applied unfairly by prosecutors and police officers. For this reason it is important that you contact a lawyer to discuss … [Read more...] about Self Defense. Is Georgia a Stand-Your-Ground State?
Never speak to the police without a lawyer! A knock on your front door. A voicemail on your phone. A visit to your mother. A casual conversation at the scene of a crime. All of these can seem like an innocent attempt by an officer to do their job--but they are NOT. Agreeing to speak to the police in … [Read more...] about The Police Want to Speak with Me. What Should I Do?
Cell phone recordings have exposed police misconduct including false arrests, unconstitutional searches, and even murder. Despite this, many of us are afraid to record the police, especially considering their ability to avoid accountability. This blog helps you understand your right to record the … [Read more...] about Can I Record the Police?
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 traffic tickets to make money at the expense of its citizens, but do we know how these fines impact our driving record? Speeding, Super Speeder, or other Traffic Violations can often lead to a license suspension. Before paying your … [Read more...] about Speeding, Super Speeder, & Traffic Violations
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