Sex Crimes Defense
A person charged with committing a criminal sexual offense in Georgia is subject to tough penalties. Some crimes carry a life term in prison. Convictions for less serious crimes carry the penalty of prison time and registration on the sexual offenders’ list. Enlisting a criminal defense lawyer may help you avoid these penalties.
Everyone knows that driving under the influence of too much alcohol is illegal. If your alcohol blood level is .08 or above you are considered to be driving under the influence, and you will likely need a Marietta criminal defense lawyer.
Drug Crime Defense
Drug charges come in many forms – from misdemeanors that may result in probation to felonies some of which could carry up to life in prison. For this reason, it is critical to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
A felony is a serious offense. Felonies are charges which can carry more than a year in prison. There are varying degrees or levels of felonies; the degree or level determines the maximum sentence. Some felonies carry up to 5 years in prison while other felonies carry up to life in prison or even the death penalty.
One of the most trying times a parent faces is when their child is accused of violating the law. In the State of Georgia, a person 13 years of age and older, but who has not reached their 17th birthday is considered a minor and is typically tried in juvenile court for criminal offenses.