April 2018

Georgia Juvenile Courts: The Basics

2018-04-13T21:47:02+00:00

When your child is facing criminal charges and must show up in court, you know exactly how difficult that is. The unknown can be intimidating. For this reason, getting to know the basics as they relate to Georgia’s juvenile courts can help you better understand and cope with the legal process. If your child is [...]

Georgia Juvenile Courts: The Basics 2018-04-13T21:47:02+00:00

March 2018

Should You Testify in Your Own Defense?

2018-03-12T21:51:36+00:00

The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives criminal defendants the absolute right not to testify against themselves. This means that you do not need to answer police questions and you can’t be forced to testify at trial. Nevertheless, you always have the right to testify. In other words, it is up to you whether [...]

Should You Testify in Your Own Defense? 2018-03-12T21:51:36+00:00

4 Reasons You Need to Immediately Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer

2018-03-12T21:27:14+00:00

Lawyers are your best friends. Seriously. Although lawyers have a terrible public reputation, only they are qualified to help you go up against the state in a criminal matter. Who do you trust with your liberty—a lawyer you handpicked and hired or the state prosecutor who only wants a conviction so they can look “tough [...]

4 Reasons You Need to Immediately Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer 2018-03-12T21:27:14+00:00

February 2018

Protecting yourself from a Sexual Assault Charge

2018-02-12T02:52:51+00:00

Sexual assault and related crimes are hot-button topics in the news this year. High profile individuals are coming forward as both victims and accused parties. Many of these accusations are well founded. But, what happens if you are accused of sexual assault and really are innocent? In these situations, you must take swift and aggressive [...]

Protecting yourself from a Sexual Assault Charge 2018-02-12T02:52:51+00:00

Can a Juvenile Criminal Record be Sealed?

2018-02-12T02:54:40+00:00

We are all young once. Juveniles can make poor choices and this can lead to an arrest and juvenile conviction record. In some instances, the indiscretion in youth was a lapse in judgment spurred by factors such as inexperience or peer pressure. A Dawson County juvenile crimes attorney can assist in evaluating whether your child's [...]

Can a Juvenile Criminal Record be Sealed? 2018-02-12T02:54:40+00:00

Choosing a Juvenile Justice Attorney

2018-02-12T02:54:27+00:00

The call often comes in the middle of the night: your teen has been picked up for breaking the law. Although you don’t know all the details, you know enough to take the allegations seriously. One thing you definitely need to do is hire an attorney experienced in juvenile crimes who will stand by your [...]

Choosing a Juvenile Justice Attorney 2018-02-12T02:54:27+00:00

What Is Aggravated Assault in Georgia?

2018-02-12T02:53:26+00:00

Georgia criminal law protects people from being violently attacked. The law also protects people from the reasonable fear of being attacked, which is called assault. In Georgia, simple assault is typically a misdemeanor, but assault can also be a felony if it is “aggravated.” Defining the Crime Simple assault is an attempt to commit a [...]

What Is Aggravated Assault in Georgia? 2018-02-12T02:53:26+00:00

January 2018

How Robbery is Defined in Georgia

2018-01-24T20:09:26+00:00

In the State of Georgia anytime someone takes something of value without the other's consent, it can be a criminal act. The penalties for some of these charges can be fairly strict. If you find yourself being charged or accused of one of these actions, you should consult a Johns Creek criminal law attorney at [...]

How Robbery is Defined in Georgia 2018-01-24T20:09:26+00:00

What is the Difference between Civil and Criminal Law?

2018-02-12T02:55:30+00:00

Do you know the difference between criminal and civil law? If you are charged with a criminal act, sometimes you could also face a civil lawsuit. The two types of cases have significant differences. However, in both instances, you should seek legal representation. We can help you understand the difference between a criminal and civil [...]

What is the Difference between Civil and Criminal Law? 2018-02-12T02:55:30+00:00

A Felony Case: What to Expect

2018-01-19T16:47:06+00:00

If you’ve been charged with a serious crime, you’re no doubt overwhelmed and frightened by the prospect. In fact, many defendants are terrified in the face of a legal situation of this magnitude. Better understanding the legal process in a Georgia felony case can help reduce your stress and allow you to make better-informed decisions [...]

A Felony Case: What to Expect 2018-01-19T16:47:06+00:00