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Drug Crimes Defined

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 18, 2020

Drug use has risen during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the fact that use of illicit drugs, including marijuana, is still illegal. Georgia law prohibits the possession, possession with intent to distribute, distribution, sale, manufacture...

Under 21 Ticket Success Story

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 17, 2020

Caught driving 94 mph in a 70 mph zone? This might seem like a hopeless situation — particularly for an 18-year-old facing not only super-speeder charges but also license suspension. Never give up hope,...

How to look up laws in Georgia

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 13, 2020

If you have wondered how to look up laws in Georgia, this article is going to provide you with a basic overview.  You may be wondering how to look up a law because you...

Can I Vote if I Have Been Convicted of a Felony?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 29, 2020

A felony conviction is not the end of voting rights in Georgia. If you were convicted of a felony and have completed the terms of your felony sentence, you most likely are able to...

Beware of Trespassing and Loitering Charges if You Dare to Tread on Haunted Property

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 27, 2020

If you’ve been watching reruns of “Ghost Hunters” or videos about haunted sites in Georgia, think twice before visiting any of these properties. Most are privately owned, and venturing onto one could lead to...

Know the Risks Before Hosting a Party with Underage Drinking

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 21, 2020

Halloween is approaching, and for teens, that often means attending parties that may involve underage drinking instead of going trick-or-treating. If you or your teen hosts a party where alcohol is served by you...

Criminal Prosecutions Restarting in Georgia

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on September 11, 2020

Criminal Prosecutions Restarting in Georgia As many people who have ongoing criminal cases know, Georgia has had a statewide judicial emergency in effect since March 14, 2020.  This was due to the safety concerns...

How does a criminal or juvenile case get formally charged in Georgia?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 25, 2020

Georgia criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases go to a prosecutor’s office to determine the formal charges. This is typically after someone is given a ticket, arrested, or otherwise charged by law enforcement.  The charges...

Georgia’s Criminal & Juvenile Process

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 12, 2020

10 Stages of a Georgia Criminal or Juvenile Case For many of our clients, this is the first time that they’re going through the criminal or juvenile justice system. They aren’t sure what this process...

Pro Bono Representation for Protestors

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 3, 2020

At the Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, we have always stood against abuses of police power and police brutality.  We have been disheartened and disappointed in the many events that have recently hit...

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