Being accused of a sex crime can ruin your life. Consequently, waiting to find out if the police will act on that accusation can be unnerving. How long do you have to wait before finding out if the police intend to arrest you? Or before the District Attorney plans to formally charge you? The answer … [Read more...] about Statute of Limitations for Georgia Sex Crimes
Commercial Gambling laws in Georgia carry significant penalties and life-changing consequences. In particular, the State of Georgia launched a task force targeting businesses that use legal Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAMs). You can face significant fines, seizures, and even jail time for … [Read more...] about Commercial Gambling Laws in Georgia
In Georgia the police can seize your money, guns, and other property through civil forfeiture. Unlike other states, you do not need to be convicted of a crime for this to happen. If the police seize your property, it's your responsibility to act fast and stop them from keeping it. Georgia has some … [Read more...] about Can the police take my money? Fighting Civil Forfeiture
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?
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?
You should never go to criminal court to resolve a criminal matter without speaking to an experienced criminal defense attorney. Misdemeanors are not as serious as felonies, but they carry serious consequences that can ruin your future. A good misdemeanor defense lawyer can help you prepare for … [Read more...] about Do I Need a Lawyer for a Misdemeanor Charge?
Numerous reports confirm the American criminal court system works differently for people who can afford a good criminal defense, as opposed to those who cannot. The cost of legal representation is one of the most common concerns we hear when meeting people facing serious and life-changing criminal … [Read more...] about How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?