April 2018

The Myth of Expungement in Georgia

2018-04-13T22:54:33+00:00

Many people are under the misguided belief that it is relatively easy to erase a crime from a legal record. This belief is typically based on misinformed notions about expungement, but that’s simply not how criminal records work in the State of Georgia. In Georgia, there are very few instances in which a criminal record [...]

The Myth of Expungement in Georgia 2018-04-13T22:54:33+00:00

How Long Does a Georgia Divorce Take?

2018-04-13T21:27:58+00:00

Divorce is never easy, even the most amicable couples who are splitting typically run into questions or issues at some point. If you’re looking at a divorce, you are probably eager to expedite the process and to move past this difficult juncture in your life. It can help to have a working understanding of the [...]

How Long Does a Georgia Divorce Take? 2018-04-13T21:27:58+00:00

March 2018

What is Involved with a DUI License Suspension in Georgia

2018-04-02T19:52:03+00:00

If you are arrested for DUI in Georgia, you will likely face an automatic license suspension for some period of time. Further, if you make the choice to drive on a suspended license and are then arrested, you can face additional consequences. These include mandatory fines, further license suspensions, and potential jail time. If you [...]

What is Involved with a DUI License Suspension in Georgia 2018-04-02T19:52:03+00:00

Your Teen and Georgia’s Age of Consent Law

2018-03-12T22:04:34+00:00

Currently, Georgia’s age of consent is 16 years old. If your child is under 16, then any adult who has sex with them has committed statutory rape and can be punished accordingly. However, most teens date and are romantically involved with other teens. For example, it is common to see two 15-year-olds dating or a [...]

Your Teen and Georgia’s Age of Consent Law 2018-03-12T22:04:34+00:00

January 2018

DUIs: The Professional Consequences

2018-01-19T16:49:32+00:00

If you’re facing a DUI charge, you know how serious that is, but if you’re a licensed professional, you may be facing even more dire consequences. In fact, a DUI can have overarching repercussions for many professionals, including the revocation of licensure or accreditation. Every DUI conviction is disruptive and costly, but as a licensed [...]

DUIs: The Professional Consequences 2018-01-19T16:49:32+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