December 23, 2020 – Supreme Court Suspends Georgia Jury Trials

December 23, 2020 – Supreme Court Suspends Georgia Jury Trials

Georgia Supreme Court Suspends Jury Trials as of December 23, 2020 Those who have been following the Judicial Emergency Orders that have been issued by the Georgia Supreme Court since March are aware that jury trials were suspended, but expected to resume in January...
Answering Application Questions with a Pending Criminal Case

Answering Application Questions with a Pending Criminal Case

There are many questions that can come up while you have a pending criminal case in Georgia.  You might be wondering: “If I fill out an application, will they see these charges?” or “Do I have to check ‘yes’ on this application question...
Record Sealing 2021 Updates 

Record Sealing 2021 Updates 

Ringing in 2021 is going to be cause for celebration for many just given the challenges of 2020. But for Georgia residents with a criminal record, there could be even more reason to celebrate as the state’s new record sealing and restriction (formally known as...
How to look up laws in Georgia

How to look up laws in Georgia

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 got a speeding ticket and you wondered what is the law that is written in at O.C.G.A. 40-6-181? ...

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. ...