A criminal record is a serious consequence that will negatively impact your future. For this reason, young people must do everything possible to avoid a criminal conviction. Unfortunately, being a minor in possession of alcohol in Georgia is an easy way to get caught up in the criminal court system. … [Read more...] about Minor in Possession of Alcohol in Georgia
The Police Want to Speak with Me. What Should I Do?
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?
Statutory Rape & The Age of Consent
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
What is CBD and Is It Legal in Georgia?
CBD is a naturally occurring chemical sold and purchased across the State of Georgia. 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 psychoactive chemical found in marijuana plants). According … [Read more...] about What is CBD and Is It Legal in Georgia?
10 Things All Teens Need to Know About Juvenile Court in Georgia
If you are younger than 17 & 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 confinement and … [Read more...] about 10 Things All Teens Need to Know About Juvenile Court in Georgia