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...
Favorite Feel Good Moment – A Young Man’s Change

Favorite Feel Good Moment – A Young Man’s Change

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 great- instead it highlights the overwhelmingly good feeling we felt...
Do I Even Need a Lawyer?

Do I Even Need a Lawyer?

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, go to school, and seek future employment. An...