What is an Arraignment?

What is an Arraignment?

What is an Arraignment? Many people who are new to the criminal or juvenile court systems ask the question: “What is an arraignment?” To understand what to expect at an arraignment, you need to understand the legal purpose as well as what practically...
Are you an adult at 17 in Georgia?

Are you an adult at 17 in Georgia?

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 is 1 of 3 states that still prosecutors all 17-year-olds as adults.  If the crime is...
Failure to Appear

Failure to Appear

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 your fault. Many times the court dates listed on your bond paperwork and your...
Parents Prepare Your Student

Parents Prepare Your Student

It is important for parents to educate their children on how to handle certain situations before they ever arise. Often, students aren’t given the opportunity to contact their parents when the school is conducting an investigation, but if you’ve prepared...