Have you been charged with attempted murder in Georgia and do not know why?

Georgia law provides that a person commits the offense of murder when he unlawfully and with malice aforethought, either express or implied, causes the death of another human being. Express malice is that deliberate intention unlawfully to take the life of another human being which is manifested by external circumstances capable of proof. Malice shall […]

I’m charged with Felony Murder, but I didn’t kill anyone

In Georgia, there are two ways you can be charged with murder without pulling a trigger, so to speak. The first way is being charged with felony murder. The other is being charged as party to a crime, but that is for a different blog. Felony Murder means an individual died during the commission of […]

Arrest for Trafficking at Hartsfield Jackson Airport

If you or a loved one is arrested for Trafficking in Clayton County at the Atlanta airport, it is important that you act immediately to protect yourself. Do not wait until your court date to get an attorney and to preserve evidence. The Clayton County District Attorney has a dedicated division to prosecute cases involving […]

Conditional Discharge or Drug First Offender

Conditional Discharge or Drug First Offender is a once in a lifetime opportunity that allows someone who has been charged for the first time with possessing drugs or a non-violent property crime related to drug or alcohol addiction to resolve their case without a felony conviction. The resolution will typically involve probation and some sort […]

License Consequences for DUI Convictions in Hall County, Georgia

By: Attorney Erin Dohnalek In Georgia, an individual may be charged with DUI under the following circumstances: If he/she was in actual physical control of a moving vehicle while he/she was under the influence of alcohol to an extent that it was less safe for them to drive. If he/she was in actual physical control […]