Drug Crimes Defined

Drug Crimes Defined

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 and trafficking of these...
Under 21 Ticket Success Story

Under 21 Ticket Success Story

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, says Paul Ghanouni of Ghanouni Teen and Young Adult Defense...
Can I Vote if I Have Been Convicted of a Felony?

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

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 vote. If you are still in jail or on probation, then you probably are not eligible. The...
Know the Risks Before Hosting a Party with Underage Drinking

Know the Risks Before Hosting a Party with Underage Drinking

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 or brought in by one of the attendees, be aware that...

Criminal Prosecutions Restarting in Georgia

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 associated with group gatherings because of COVID-19. ...