Can I be charged with a felony for sexting?

Can I be charged with a felony for sexting?

The proliferation of cell phones in our daily lives has introduced us to easy access to GPS maps, instant web browsing, and mobile payments. Another thing they’ve introduced the populace to is sexting. If you’re unfamiliar with sexting, it’s the sending of sexually...
Five Costs of a DUI vs. Hiring a Lawyer

Five Costs of a DUI vs. Hiring a Lawyer

If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), you may wonder whether you should spend the extra money to hire an attorney, fight your charge on your own, or even worse, plead guilty to the DUI charge. This is one of those times when being pennywise...
What if the officer doesn’t show up to court?

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

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 show up?”  These questions are usually based on a mistaken belief that if an officer...
Criminal Charges for a Party Host

Criminal Charges for a Party Host

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, you could face charges ranging from furnishing alcohol to a minor to maintaining a disorderly...
2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree

2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree

Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm named a 2020 Law Firm 500 Honoree for Fastest Growing Law Firms in the U.S. For the second year in a row, Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm has been named to the prestigious Law Firm 500 list of fastest-growing...
Record Sealing 2021 Updates 

Record Sealing 2021 Updates 

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 as the state’s new record sealing and restriction (formally known as...
Don’t Get Accused of Shoplifting this Black Friday

Don’t Get Accused of Shoplifting this Black Friday

If you are braving the crowds (and COVID-19 risks) to go shopping on Black Friday 2020, don’t take any steps that would cause you to be accused of shoplifting; and definitely don’t make the decision to shoplift. Retailers are on extra high alert during these busy...
Drug Crimes Defined

Drug Crimes Defined

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 and trafficking of these...