Was my search warrant obtained properly?

In order for an investigator to obtain a search warrant, they have to prove to a magistrate judge that they have probable cause that a criminal activity occurred or is occurring. Probable cause basically means that investigators can communicate a “reasonable belief” that a criminal activity is taking place. Investigating officers have to lay out […]

Have you been charged with Possession of a firearm, Tools, or Knife during the Commission of a Felony in Fayette County?

While Georgia laws are more lenient when one is “carrying” a firearm, there is less leniency when one is in possession of a firearm when committing a crime. In Georgia, if you bring a weapon to commit an offense it is assumed that you are intending  and/or willing to hurt or kill another person. The […]

Governor Kemp Signs Bill that will Enhance Penalties for Fleeing and Eluding in Forsyth County, Georgia

By: Attorney Erin Dohnalek On April 25th, 2022, Governor Kemp signed legislation to further public safety efforts in the State of Georgia. One of the bills that he signed, which was passed in the House, as well as the Senate, will enhance or increase penalties and sentencing for individuals charged with fleeing or attempting to […]

Child Molestation in Paulding County

Child Molestation is a serious crime in Paulding County.  If you are arrested in Paulding County  for child molestation or aggravated 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 Paulding County District Attorney’s […]

How do I get a reduction to Reckless Driving in my DUI case?

If you have been charged with DUI, you likely have many questions about what your best options are, how you can best defend your case, and what you can do to help your attorney as they prepare your case and pursue your interests with a prosecutor. The best thing you can do to help your […]