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?
Getting a DUI can have major ramifications. Most think that you will just have your driver's license revoked; however, there are some other long lasting consequences. For example, you could have jail time, court time, and maybe community service. All of these things can affect your employment. A … [Read more...] about 6 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a DUI Lawyer
If you are placed under arrest, or if there is a warrant for your arrest, the number one question on your mind should be: How can I get out of jail? For some offenses, the jail may have a Preset Bail order signed by a judge that allows your release on bail without a hearing. If you are arrested … [Read more...] about What Are My Options for Posting Bail for Someone?
In courtrooms across the State of Georgia, people accused of committing a crime are often asked by the judge or prosecutor: "Are you pleading guilty to the charges?" When you rightfully answer NO, you may be alarmed to hear the judge set your case for a jury trial. Being placed on a jury trial … [Read more...] about My Judge Told Me to Be Ready for Jury Trial. What Does This Mean?
If you are younger than 17 years old, and are being accused of committing a crime, you need to know what to expect in Juvenile Court. Crimes committed by children younger than 17 are called “delinquent acts”. If you are found delinquent, a Juvenile Court judge has the authority to sentence you to … [Read more...] about 10 Things All Teens Need to Know About Juvenile Court in Georgia
How much will a criminal defense attorney cost? This is one of the most common questions we hear when meeting with people facing serious and life-changing criminal charges. Unfortunately there isn’t one answer, but let me try to explain what you should know when investing in a legal defense. Do you … [Read more...] about How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?
How Do I Know if I have a Criminal Record? Anyone who has ever been arrested (whether you were found guilty or not) has a criminal record. This includes an arrest, time in jail, an indictment, being sentenced for a case, being released from confinement, and any type of correctional supervision … [Read more...] about How To Clear Your Criminal Record
CAN I TERMINATE MY PROBATION EARLY? Yes. Your status on probation can have serious impacts on your ability to seek employment, housing, financial aid, or join the military. These are all factors that could lead you to seek the early termination of your court ordered probation. HOW CAN I TERMINATE … [Read more...] about Your Questions Answered About Terminating Probation Early