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Can I Get My Records Sealed?

Criminal records, including arrests and convictions, can significantly limit your personal and professional life. Fortunately, Georgia law allows certain individuals who were acquitted, found not guilty, or who completed their sentence to have their record restricted to move forward with their lives.

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Dealing with An Aggravated Assault Charge in Georgia

While it is a felony with serious consequences, the charge of Aggravated Assault is not uncommon in Georgia. Here are the ways in which you can be charged in Georgia..

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Driver's Licenses & Traffic Tickets for Drivers Under 21 Years Old.

The state of Georgia allows its citizens to drive with a limited permit at the age of 15 and begin a graduated license program to obtain a full license by the age of 18.

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New Georgia Case Prohibits Your Refusal to Take a Roadside Breath Test from Being Used Against You in DUI Cases.

Last year, in the famous Elliott case, the Supreme Court of Georgia held that someone's refusal to blow in to an Intoxilyzer breath test machine at the jail cannot be introduced as evidence against them in a DUI case because it violates Georgia's Constitution against forcing someone to make an incriminating act against themself.

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A New Case that Affects how Cases Can Be Dismissed

On July 2, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Georgia ruled that a trial court cannot dismiss a case for "want of prosecution" if the case is beyond the statute of limitations.

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How to Handle a Traffic Citation in Georgia when You Don't Live Here.

Many people drive through Georgia with a driver's license from another state. Whether you are here for work, vacation, or just passing through, if you receive a traffic citation, you need to be careful how about you handle it.

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Options when A Officer Confiscates Your License After a DUI Arrest

You are arrested for DUI in Georgia. You're faced with the decision of submitting to a breath or blood test at the request of a police officer. If you submit to a blood or urine test after arrest, your license will not be suspended that day because it will take some time for the blood to be sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and analyzed.

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Domestic Violence Issues During a Pandemic

As people are stuck in quarantine in close quarters with their families for extended periods of time, one ugly downside can be the emergence or reappearance of domestic or spousal abuse.

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How the Coronavirus or Covid-19 Crisis Can Affect Your Case

People have been watching various news outlets for the near constant updates regarding the state of the Coronavirus pandemic. One concern for many is how it might affect their pending criminal case.

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Does the Witness or The Officer Have to Appear in Court for My Case?

Any person charged with a criminal offense, which includes traffic offenses, has a Constitutional right to confront witnesses against them. So does that mean if the officer that wrote the ticket, or made the arrest, or the alleged victim of the offense, does not appear in court, that the case is dismissed?

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