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?
Child Pornography and Sexting in Georgia
The popularity of Social Media Apps and smart phones make it easier than ever for sexual messages & child pornography to find their way on our devices. As a result, Georgia law includes severe punishments for unlawful communications or media found on your phone, tablet, or computer. If a police … [Read more...] about Child Pornography and Sexting in Georgia
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
Speeding, Super Speeder, & Traffic Violations
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
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?
The Penalties for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Georgia
Can a DUI really ruin my life? YES. The penalties for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Drugs or Alcohol in Georgia can be severe. Moreover, these penalties become harsher if you have a checkered record. As a result, DUIs are some of the most complicated criminal cases in the State of Georgia. An … [Read more...] about The Penalties for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Georgia
What is the First Offender Act and How Can It Protect My Record?
According to The First Offender Act, a criminal defendant can be exonerated of guilt and discharged as a matter of law despite being guilty. However, it is very important that you know when and why to use the First Offender Act. Because of the risks and rewards associated with this law, you should … [Read more...] about What is the First Offender Act and How Can It Protect My Record?
Can I Drop the Family (Domestic) Violence Charges Against a Loved One?
If you are 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 a victim to 'drop' domestic violence charges may hurt more than help. Victims often face pressure from … [Read more...] about Can I Drop the Family (Domestic) Violence Charges Against a Loved One?