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Rape in Butts County

Rape is a serious crime in Butts  County. O.C.G.A. § 16-6-1 defines rape as follows: A person commits the offense of rape when he has carnal knowledge of: A female forcibly and against her will or: A female who is less than ten years of age. If you are charged with rape in Butts County, […]

I was arrested without a warrant, and they did not bring me to court in Clayton County, what do I do?

If you have been arrested, booked into the County Jail, and there is no warrant, you must be brought before a Judge within 48 hours. If you are not brought before a judge within 48 hours, you must be released from custody.  Under O.C.G.A. § 17-4-62, it requires the arresting person (typically the police officer) to “without delay, convey the […]

Vehicular Homicide

If you have been charged with vehicular homicide in Georgia and you were under the influence of prescription medication when you were driving you do have a unique defense available to you that many lawyers in Georgia will sometimes overlook.  For starters, Georgia law does not punish you for mistake or an accident.  Meaning, if […]

Disorderly Conduct in Fulton County, Georgia

If you have been charged with Disorderly Conduct in Fulton County, you are facing a misdemeanor charge for which the maximum penalty is a year in jail and a fine of $1000. Disorderly conduct should not be taken lightly, as a conviction can have consequences on your employment, immigration status, probation, and future cases. Georgia […]

Child Molestation in Cobb County

Child Molestation is a serious crime in the State of Georgia. If you are arrested in Cobb County  for child molestation, please do not make any statements to the police. It is imperative that you retain a qualified attorney immediately if you are being accused of child molestation. The Cobb County District Attorney’s Office has […]

I was arrested without a warrant, and they did not bring me to court in Cobb County, what do I do?

If you have been arrested, booked into the County Jail, and there is no warrant, you must be brought before a Judge within 48 hours. If you are not brought before a judge within 48 hours, you must be released from custody. Under O.C.G.A. § 17-4-62, it requires the arresting person (typically the police officer) […]

What to expect during a DUI stop in Acworth, GA

By: Attorney Alex Henson If you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol in Acworth, GA you might be pulled over and investigated by police. What can you expect during a DUI stop? First, the officer might ask you if you’ve had anything to drink. You have the right to remain silent and […]

Cruelty to Children in Dekalb County

By: Attorney Erin Dohnalek In Georgia, the offense of cruelty to children is broken down into three different degrees, depending on the severity of the alleged abuse. Because of the consequences of such a serious crime, it is vitally important to understand the offense, as well as your individual rights when dealing with such allegations. […]

What to expect during a DUI stop in Dunwoody, GA

By: Attorney Alex Henson If you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol in Dunwoody, GA you might be pulled over and investigated by police. What can you expect during a DUI stop? First, the officer might ask you if you’ve had anything to drink. You have the right to remain silent and […]

Child Molestation in Clayton County

Child Molestation is a serious crime in the State of Georgia. If you are arrested in Clayton County  for child molestation, please do not make any statements to the police. It is imperative that you retain a qualified attorney immediately if you are being accused of child molestation. The Clayton County District Attorney’s Office has […]