Complex criminal law matters have to be handled carefully

Criminal law matters are often complex, especially when there are more serious crimes at the heart of the case. There are many times when a person might face more than one charge in connection with a single incident. These cases can be very difficult because they are multifaceted. We know that you might have some concerns about … Read moreComplex criminal law matters have to be handled carefully

Primary differences between misdemeanors and felonies

Criminal charges are divided into two primary classifications: misdemeanors and felonies. This single difference can have a significant impact on your life if you are convicted. In the most general sense, misdemeanors aren’t as serious as felonies. The penalties for these lesser crimes are usually less serious than those for a felony. There are several … Read morePrimary differences between misdemeanors and felonies

What are the penalties for first-time drunk driving in Georgia? P.1

When the average individual is arrested for drunken driving, they are usually too caught off guard to clearly remember their legal rights or to understand the implications of the decisions they make on subsequent criminal proceedings. Usually, it isn’t until after an investigation has occurred, criminal citations have been made, and the individual speaks with … Read moreWhat are the penalties for first-time drunk driving in Georgia? P.1

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The important role of the grand jury in criminal matters

When you hear about criminal cases on television or read about them online, you might see the term grand jury. This is a very important part of the criminal justice system, so anyone who might be facing charges should understand some basic points about what this is. Unlike the trial jury, the grand jury isn’t here to … Read moreThe important role of the grand jury in criminal matters

What are the penalties for first-time drunk driving in Georgia? P.2

Previously, we mentioned that there are both criminal and administrative penalties for DUI charges. Because license suspension is an administrative penalty, it proceeds separately from the criminal case. That means that an individual could still have his or her license suspended even if there is insufficient evidence for prosecutors to secure a criminal conviction. In … Read moreWhat are the penalties for first-time drunk driving in Georgia? P.2

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