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

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on January 15, 2021

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...

Answering Application Questions with a Pending Criminal Case

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on December 18, 2020

There are many questions that can come up while you have a pending criminal case in Georgia.  You might be wondering: “If I fill out an application, will they see these charges?” or “Do...

Criminal Charges for a Party Host

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on December 17, 2020

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,...

Record Sealing 2021 Updates 

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on December 11, 2020

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...

Drug Crimes Defined

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 18, 2020

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...

Under 21 Ticket Success Story

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on November 17, 2020

Caught driving 94 mph in a 70 mph zone? This might seem like a hopeless situation — particularly for an 18-year-old facing not only super-speeder charges but also license suspension. Never give up hope,...

Can I Vote if I Have Been Convicted of a Felony?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 29, 2020

A felony conviction is not the end of voting rights in Georgia. If you were convicted of a felony and have completed the terms of your felony sentence, you most likely are able to...

Beware of Trespassing and Loitering Charges if You Dare to Tread on Haunted Property

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 27, 2020

If you’ve been watching reruns of “Ghost Hunters” or videos about haunted sites in Georgia, think twice before visiting any of these properties. Most are privately owned, and venturing onto one could lead to...

Know the Risks Before Hosting a Party with Underage Drinking

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on October 21, 2020

Halloween is approaching, and for teens, that often means attending parties that may involve underage drinking instead of going trick-or-treating. If you or your teen hosts a party where alcohol is served by you...

Criminal Prosecutions Restarting in Georgia

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on September 11, 2020

Criminal Prosecutions Restarting in Georgia As many people who have ongoing criminal cases know, Georgia has had a statewide judicial emergency in effect since March 14, 2020.  This was due to the safety concerns...

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