How Serious is Shoplifting?

In the state of Georgia, the penalties surrounding shoplifting range from heavy fines and jail time to civil lawsuits for damages. Shoplifting may be considered a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on…
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Driving Under the Influence: A First Time Offense

If you’ve been arrested with a first time DUI, you may feel humiliated, not knowing where to turn or what to do next. Yet, if you want to ensure that you are represented well, it’s imperative to keep quiet,…
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Understanding Your Rights

Most of us are familiar with the idea of rights, better known as “Miranda Rights” or the “Miranda Warning,” but are they really the same as depicted in movies? Are police really required to read them to…
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After A Car Crash: Achieving Fair Value For Your Case

If you’ve been in a car crash, you’re probably familiar with the panic felt in the moments following. Though shaken, you may be able to walk around without any discomfort. Yet, far too often, the assumption…
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Uniform Parentage Act (2002)

Most states have abandoned the outdated references to legitimacy such as “legitimate” or “illegitimate” when it comes to classifying between children whose parents are married or not married. The absence…
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Personal Injury: When You Need Legal Help

Whether due to an accident on the job, a medical mistake, or a minor fender bender, injuries can happen at any time. Besides receiving immediate medical care, many are at a loss as to what to do next.…
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Local News and Events

Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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