November 2017

Is your child’s future at risk after a juvenile crime?

2017-11-15T18:22:45+00:00

Each year in the United States two million children are arrested and convicted of juvenile crimes. Many of these occur in the state of Georgia. These range from simple offenses to serious felonies. These mistakes can have a lasting effect on your child's future, including their chance of college admission. The last thing you might [...]

Is your child’s future at risk after a juvenile crime? 2017-11-15T18:22:45+00:00

Looking at real estate in Gwinnett County?

2017-11-15T18:14:13+00:00

Are you buying or selling a house? If you've started this process, you know that although it's exciting, it can also be a stressful time. Having an attorney can help you relax and know that the legal "stuff" will be handled. Contact us today to talk to a Gwinnett County real estate attorney and put [...]

Looking at real estate in Gwinnett County? 2017-11-15T18:14:13+00:00

October 2017

Buying or Selling a Home in Georgia? Here’s Why You Should Have a Real Estate Attorney at Closing

2017-11-08T22:19:56+00:00

Too often buyers and sellers neglect to think about the complexities and details that go into the buying and selling of a residential or commercial property. Sometimes, they are not even aware of what issues to look out for. That is where a real estate attorney comes in to help you navigate all of the [...]

Buying or Selling a Home in Georgia? Here’s Why You Should Have a Real Estate Attorney at Closing 2017-11-08T22:19:56+00:00

That Little Bit of Weed Can Give Your Teen a Criminal Record

2017-10-24T21:59:08+00:00

In the last several years, it seems like there has been a lot of publicity around the state-level legislation changes for marijuana laws. To date, these adjustments to laws around marijuana use have not been implemented at the Federal level. So while there has been a lot of focus on these recent changes in marijuana [...]

That Little Bit of Weed Can Give Your Teen a Criminal Record 2017-10-24T21:59:08+00:00

Moving Out? Make Sure to Grab Your Documents

2017-10-24T19:13:40+00:00

Divorce or separation can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Georgia has one of the highest divorce rates in the country. Once you file for divorce, you will be confronted with many major decisions, including whether or not to move out of the marital home. The [...]

Moving Out? Make Sure to Grab Your Documents 2017-10-24T19:13:40+00:00

What is a Plea Bargain?

2017-10-24T19:42:03+00:00

The vast majority of criminal cases never go trial. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over 90% of all criminal cases are resolved by plea bargains, rather than jury trials. A plea bargain is an agreement between a defendant and the prosecutor’s office to end a criminal case. The defendant agrees to plead guilty to [...]

What is a Plea Bargain? 2017-10-24T19:42:03+00:00

New Apps Could Help You Avoid A DUI

2017-10-24T19:25:47+00:00

With the holiday season right around the corner, many of us will spend time celebrating with our friends and family. Getting into a car and traveling to and from different gatherings over the holiday season is common practice, and sometimes even thought of as a part of the holiday tradition. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI offenses and [...]

New Apps Could Help You Avoid A DUI 2017-10-24T19:25:47+00:00

Are Crimes Less Serious when Committed by Juveniles?

2017-10-23T17:42:54+00:00

Generally, a juvenile is classified as anyone who is under the age of 17 when they commit a crime. In most situations, a minor who commits a crime in Georgia will be tried as a juvenile, which has many benefits. However, a juvenile sometimes will be tried as an adult. In short, the consequences are [...]

Are Crimes Less Serious when Committed by Juveniles? 2017-10-23T17:42:54+00:00

What Happens at a Georgia Real Estate Closing?

2017-10-23T17:36:31+00:00

The final step in the homebuying process is the “closing,” where the buyer and seller sit down to sign paperwork and eventually exchange the keys. In Georgia, an attorney must run the closing and be physically present at the closing table when the transfer of ownership takes place. This attorney doesn’t represent either the buyer [...]

What Happens at a Georgia Real Estate Closing? 2017-10-23T17:36:31+00:00

It’s Never Too Soon to Talk to a Divorce Lawyer

2017-10-23T17:28:06+00:00

Divorce is an emotionally draining experience. It can also be a financially and legally complicated one. If you think divorce is on the horizon, you should meet with a Georgia divorce lawyer as soon as possible. At Epps Law Group, we advise people on how to protect their rights and interests before the first divorce [...]

It’s Never Too Soon to Talk to a Divorce Lawyer 2017-10-23T17:28:06+00:00