In the wake of numerous on-going investigations into the U.S. President, the concept of “executive privilege” has become the topic of discussion. The pundits often bring up this term but don’t explain what it encompasses. While the Trump Administration is rumored to be researching whether it can use executive privilege, it is by no means…

The criminal justice system has become the treatment center for many people that suffer from mental illness and drug addictions. Thankfully, Georgia has taken steps to prevent overcrowding in the jails and has shifted towards treating people suffering from these issues in the hopes that individuals won’t become repeat offenders and be able to lead…

Being fortunate enough to be sentenced under the “First Offender” Act is a substantial benefit to those charged with a crime. The list of eligible First Offender crimes is quite extensive. Only crimes labeled serious violent felonies are not eligible. The primary benefit of the law is to keep you from being “convicted” and labeled…

Why should you be concerned about your criminal record? A criminal record can negatively affect many aspects of your life such as employment opportunities, buying a home, adopting a child, voting rights, immigration status, licensing and many more. 1 in 3 people in the State of Georgia have a criminal record and 1 in 13…

Basic Rules of Court Conduct  The courtroom is a place of conservative structure and order. You should, at all times, act humble and well-mannered when in the presence of the Judge, court staff, attorneys, court officers and other persons attending court. If you have been ordered to appear in court, it is imperative to understand…

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