What to Know About Your Teen and Their Miranda Rights

What to Know About Your Teen and Their Miranda Rights

Concerned parents understandably have a lot of questions after their child has been arrested. For our firm, many of the questions revolve around Miranda rights. Parents want to know whether their child’s rights were communicated properly, whether their child knew that...
How Long Does an Underage Possession Charge Stay on My Record?

How Long Does an Underage Possession Charge Stay on My Record?

A minor in possession of alcohol charge (MIP) is no slap on the wrist. This is a criminal charge that can not only result in multiple penalties if convicted but also remain on your record for life, depending on the circumstances. WHAT IS MIP? In Georgia, anyone under...
Can the Police Search My Car Without My Consent?

Can the Police Search My Car Without My Consent?

Tooltip TextIt’s almost impossible not to be nervous when you see blue lights behind you. Your mind is either racing to figure what you did wrong, or you’re wondering how bad your ticket is going to be. In this moment, a lot of officers are counting on your anxiety to...
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...
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...