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Are you an adult at 17 in Georgia?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on March 11, 2020
17 year old charged as adult

Many parents ask us why their 17 year old is being charged as an adult.  Under current Georgia law, anyone charged with a crime at 17 years old is prosecuted as an adult.  Georgia...

How to bail someone out of jail

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 27, 2019

The key steps to bail someone out of jail The three basic steps for how to bail someone out of jail are: Figure out the bail amount. Choose the type of bail or bond...

Juveniles Charged as Adults

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 27, 2019

As many of the followers of our newsletter and social media know, you are an adult for criminal law purposes at the age of 17 in Georgia. There are certain offenses in Georgia that...

Favorite Feel Good Moment – Changing History

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 22, 2019

This month’s favorite feel good moment doesn’t come from a client who is a teen or a young adult, but a client who is a successful business owner, community volunteer, husband, and father, who...

Failure to Appear

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on May 17, 2019

Missing a court date will put your case in Failure to Appear status, which can then lead to a license suspension and additional fees. And sometimes it’s due to a mistake and not even...

Favorite Feel Good Moment – A Young Man’s Change

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on May 17, 2019

This month’s favorite feel good moment is a little different, as it’s main focus is not on the wonderful outcome we were able to achieve for our client, -although this one was equally as...

Favorite Feel Good Moment – Sobriety in Action!

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on April 26, 2019

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...

Do I Even Need a Lawyer?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on April 16, 2019

An arrest or charge can be embarrassing, confusing, frustrating, and can have a significant impact on your life. Georgia’s criminal laws can lead to extremely harsh penalties that can affect your ability to work,...

Nicotine Products and Teens

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on March 29, 2019

We get a lot of questions from teens and their parents regarding the use of nicotine products and vaping and there appears to be a lot of misinformation surrounding this topic. It is a...

Online Tips for Parents of Teens: Nothing is Truly Gone Once It’s Out There

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on February 21, 2019

Nothing is ever truly gone once it’s out there Deleted messages or pictures from your phone can still be recovered. And if it’s been posted online or sent to someone else, deleting it from...

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