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How does a criminal or juvenile case get formally charged in Georgia?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 25, 2020

Georgia criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases go to a prosecutor’s office to determine the formal charges. This is typically after someone is given a ticket, arrested, or otherwise charged by law enforcement.  The charges...

Pro Bono Representation for Protestors

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on June 3, 2020

At the Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, we have always stood against abuses of police power and police brutality.  We have been disheartened and disappointed in the many events that have recently hit...

What is a no contact order in Georgia?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on May 20, 2020
What is a no contact order

What is a no contact order in a Georgia criminal or juvenile case? Many criminal and juvenile courts in Georgia impose no contact orders on individuals in certain situations.  Typically, these are imposed when...

FAQ About Judicial Emergency for People Charged with a Crime

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on April 10, 2020

FAQ About Judicial Emergency for People Charged with a Crime LAST UPDATED: May 7, 2020 What is a Judicial Emergency? For an overview of what Georgia’s Judicial Emergency means, read this blog post. How...

Are courts open or closed during Corona Virus (COVID-19)?

Posted by Paul Ghanouni on March 16, 2020

Since the article below was published, there have been additional extensions of the Judicial Emergency and more direction about what it means moving forward.  For More Up to Date Information about the Judicial Emergency,...

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...

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...

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,...

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