Civil Asset Forfeiture- Gwinnett County

Civil asset forfeiture allows the government to confiscate property that they deem as having been used in criminal activity. Civil asset forfeiture does not require a conviction or criminal charges being taken out. In Georgia, civil asset forfeiture is a legal process, and it allows the government to seize your property that they claim is […]

DUI Probation in Henry County

If you are entering a plea to a DUI in Henry County, under Georgia law, there are certain penalties which the Court must impose when you enter your guilty plea. According to Georgia Law, O.C.G.A. 40-6-391, if you plead guilty to DUI, the Court must:   Assess a fine of not less than $300 (but […]

DUI Probation in Rockdale County

If you are entering a plea to a DUI in Rockdale County, under Georgia law, there are certain penalties which the Court must impose when you enter your guilty plea. According to Georgia Law, O.C.G.A. 40-6-391, if you plead guilty to DUI, the Court must:   Assess a fine of not less than $300 (but […]

Aggravated Assault in Dekalb County

In Dekalb County, Georgia, there are two types of assault offenses that an accused person may be convicted of: simple assault and aggravated assault. Generally, simple assault is classified as a misdemeanor where aggravated assault is a felony offense. In this blog, we will solely discuss the latter. According to O.C.G.A. § 16-5-21, a person […]

Cherokee County – Aggravated Assault by Strangulation

We see it happening more and more often in Cherokee County: Battery-Family Violence charges being upgraded to Aggravated Assault-Strangulation. This means that the person originally arrested for a misdemeanor, can now be facing not only the misdemeanor of Battery-Family Violence, but also the serious felony offense of Aggravated Assault by Strangulation. Why was my Battery […]