What if the officer doesn’t show up to court?

What if the officer doesn’t show up to court?

Many people ask questions like “Does the officer have to be at my court date?” or “What happens if the officer doesn’t show up?” or “Will my case be dismissed if the officer doesn’t show up?”  These questions are usually based on a mistaken belief that if an officer...
Criminal Charges for a Party Host

Criminal Charges for a Party Host

Did you know that as a party host you can face criminal charges if an underage attendee drinks alcohol and is caught by the police? Whether you are a parent or also under 21, you could face charges ranging from furnishing alcohol to a minor to maintaining a disorderly...
2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree

2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree

Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm named a 2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree for Fastest Growing Law Firms in the U.S. For the second year in a row, Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm has been named to the prestigious Law Firm 500 list of fastest-growing...

Avoiding Legal Trouble During COVID-19 Social Distancing

Avoiding Legal Trouble During COVID-19 Social Distancing Many young people have more time due to schools promoting remote learning and workplaces cutting back hours, sending people to work from home, or shutting down all together. Potential Causes from Criminal...
Favorite Feel Good Moment – Sobriety in Action!

Favorite Feel Good Moment – Sobriety in Action!

We are always looking for ways to support and celebrate the individuals that trust our team with their criminal law matters. This month we started a project designed to highlight our clients who’ve been able to achieve success after facing a legal challenge....

First-time offenders and alternative sentencing

Many people make mistakes and, if given the opportunity, are willing to take responsibility for those mistakes to show they are not likely to reoffend. Recognizing this, many Georgia courts have created programs designed to benefit first time offenders. These programs...