Contempt of Court

Contempt of Court

In Georgia, contempt of court punishments vary depending on the circumstances and level of egregious behavior. From failure to pay child support or violating visitation to custody disputes this is the article to learn what you should do to file...
Prescription Drug Fraud in Georgia

Prescription Drug Fraud in Georgia

Arrests for prescription drug fraud usually bring serious charges. What causes a prescription related arrest? It could start with police dealing with a traffic stop and then finding controlled substances. Learn what to expect if you've been arrested for a...
Arrest Process in Georgia

Arrest Process in Georgia

The arrest process begins with law enforcement knowing, or having reasons to believe, you are guilty of criminal conduct. The arrest process sets in motion a complex series of actions in the criminal justice system. There are several ways which...
What’s Probable Cause in Georgia?

What’s Probable Cause in Georgia?

Probable cause is when an officer, based off their knowledge of the facts, has a reasonable amount of information which they conclude a crime is being committed. This is how officers are able to make an arrest and get search...
Murder vs. Manslaughter in Georgia

Murder vs. Manslaughter in Georgia

Manslaughter is similar to murder because it is the unlawful killing of another individual. The difference is manslaughter is not intending to kill another person. The lack of intent and malice causes the charge of manslaughter to be less than...
What Happens During and After an Arrest

What Happens During and After an Arrest

When somebody is arrested, the police must pursue certain lawful methods during and after the arrest process so as to follow your lawful rights. An official arrest happens when police arrest you are not allowed to leave the arresting official.
Three Strikes Law in Georgia

Three Strikes Law in Georgia

Most cases in Georgia never get to the third strike before a person receives a life sentence. So if you have two strikes currently, and are facing a third felony offense, it requires a good lawyer to defend you in...
Child Visitation Terms in Georgia Divorce

Child Visitation Terms in Georgia Divorce

Best Interest of the Child The context of which visitation rights are decided Grandparent Visits Visitation awarded to the grandparents that doesn’t interfere¬†with the parent child relationship Guardian ad Litem A Guardian ad litem is a third-party evaluator who studies...
Child Support Basics in Georgia

Child Support Basics in Georgia

What is Child Support? Child support is the result of a relationship or a marriage ending when one parent has to make payments to the other party on a regular basis. The payment is to help the custodial parent financially...
Basics of Getting Divorced in Georgia

Basics of Getting Divorced in Georgia

All states have special requirements for getting divorced. Georgia's laws enable "no-fault" reasons for getting a divorce. Of course, there are other premises for separating such as adultery, abuse, etc. However, one partner doesn't have to be at fault for...