Family Purpose Doctrine

While parents cannot be held liable for their children’s conduct in a general sense, the state of Georgia supports the Family Purpose Doctrine. When it comes to a motor vehicle case, this doctrine states…
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The Divorce Process

When it comes to beginning the divorce process, it’s easy for couples to become tangled up in the division of property, debt, children, and spousal support.
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A Criminal Defense Attorney: What To Look For

Imagine that you are charged with a crime and need legal representation. Choosing the right criminal defense attorney for your case is extremely important.
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Morrison v. Peterson

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action challenging the constitutionality of California Penal Code section 1405, which allows for DNA testing of evidence after a defendant's conviction, the district court's…
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US v. Williams

In a criminal appeal, the district court's denial of defendant's motion for a reduction of sentence is vacated and remanded where defendant's sentence, for distributing cocaine base in violation of 21…
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Frank v. Schultz

In a prisoner action brought under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents, 403 U.S. 388 (1971), alleging due process violations during the course of plaintiff prisoner's disciplinary proceedings, the district…
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Local News and Events

Apr 10, 2018
When the local government distributes property tax bills, the majority of property owners assume that they cannot be challenged. On the contrary, local tax assessors generate property tax assessments,…
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Mar 02, 2018
When it comes to the crime of shoplifting, laws vary by state, with some acknowledging the crime as a misdemeanor, while others label it a felony. In Georgia, however, shoplifting can be classified as…
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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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