What to Do When Police Want to Search Your Car

The Fourth Amendment protects U.S. citizens from arbitrary search and seizure. In order for the police to conduct a search, it generally must be pursuant to a search warrant. However, the Supreme Court has carved out several exceptions to this general rule, a major one being the Automobile Exception. The courts allow for this exception [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:59:07+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Plea Bargains

A plea bargain is an agreement between a defendant and a prosecutor in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty or no contest in exchange for an agreement by the prosecutor to drop a charge, reduce a charge to a less serious offense, or recommend a specific sentence acceptable to the defense. Deciding whether to [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:58:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

The Legal Status of Marijuana in Georgia

With about half of the states in the United States now permitting marijuana usage in one capacity or another, the law concerning the legal status of marijuana is very much in flux. Because many of these states change their marijuana rules from one year to another, it is easy for the average person to become [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:58:47+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Marijuana|0 Comments

Understanding Assault Charges in Georgia

Assaults are very serious criminal charges. Moreover, if you and the assault victim live under the same roof together, you could also be charged with domestic violence, which carries additional criminal penalties. If you have been charged with assault, time is of the essence, and you need experienced legal representation on your side throughout your [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:58:26+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Criminal Defense|0 Comments