My mom's ring was lost and construction workers found it. Without knowing they took it home cleaned it up and sold it. I learned of this on social media. One of the guys wives made contact with buyer who agreed to sell it back. Also was told ring was much more valueble after having it... Read more »
2 DUI convictions since 2014. After the first DUI I received a permit to and from work. I received the second DUI while driving on the permit. I have met all the courts requirements. I have a valid georgia driver's license but when I try to register a vehicle a red flag pops up. The courts... Read more »
Under Georgia law, if you have 2 or more DUI convictions, you are required to have an Interlock Ignition Device installed on your car. If you do not get it installed, you will not be able to get a new license, unless you can show you cannot install the device due to undue hardship.
Wants to revoke him on full years... When technically his secomd term has not began yet.so he zhpuld only be able to be violated and revoked on his current probation right? Not the 5 he aint even started right?
Probably 65% of the time. Theft is a high recidivism crime in the eyes of the parole board, which means people are likely to reoffend. So thats why on theft people do 65% of the time, whereas if it was a different crime, he might only do a 1/3rd of the time.
A police officer can arrest a person for DUI even when they refuse a breathalizer. The officer can arrest for DUI if based on their training and experience a person: has bloodshot eyes, smells like alcohol, was swerving or driving erratically, or had slurred speech.
An officer in another county can arrest you for DUI. The officer, based on his training and experience can determine that you were DUI based on: slurred speech, stumbling while walking, bloodshot eyes, or smelling like alcohol. If you refuse the breathalizer, the officer can still arrest you for...Read more »
I have a question about Georgia law for conditional discharge completion Georgia code 16-13-2 If I completed my five years of probation all the stipulations do I still have to have my record expunged for it to not show up on a background check this happened in 2008 and I worked hard to complete... Read more »
Under the speedy trial statute, a case needs to be brought to trial within two terms of court. There are disadvantage to filing a motion for speedy trial. For example, most courts will not entertain a plea agreement once you have filed a motion for speedy trial, which means you must have a trial in...Read more »
O.C.G.A. Section 17-7-90 covers bench warrants for failure to appear in court. It sounds like your case may have been pending since 2008, which is 11 years ago. You technically are a fugitive when you have a pending warrant and fail to appear. If you are driving and pulled over, most likely the...Read more »
An attorney can file a Motion to Terminate Probation to ask the Court to terminate your sentence early. Generally, you will have to have done at least half of your sentence to qualify for early termination. For example, if your sentence was for 5 years, you would have to have successfully completed...Read more »
A juvenile would not be locked up in prison. However, a juvenile can be incarcerated in a juvenile detention facility with other juveniles. The seriousness of the offense largely depends on the difference in age between the victim and the defendant. For example, if your son is 15 and the victim is...Read more »
If it is a theft crime it is likely a 1-5, which means you can get between 1-5 years in prison. A plea for probation can often be worked out by your attorney in many cases, especially if you are willing to repay the money.
I was charged with financial card fraud for buying a mtn dew for $1.79 on someone elses card. I got 2 years probation and so far have completed 11 months. I need to get off of this probation. I've been paying every month on time and haven't gotten not even 1 infraction. I also only saw my... Read more »
You can be charged with fraudulently depositing checks into your account, even if you did not make the deposit. Frequently, people committing fraud work together in teams, so a person can be arrested if they own the account where the money was deposited.
Revenge porn is a felony in Georgia under OCGA Section 16-11-90. Felonies have a 4 year statute of limitations, from the date the victim knew or should have known about the crime (the date you found out the porn was made public).
You may be able to sue for damages to your reputation. as...Read more »
Generally, the arresting county is going to transport the person to the original county where the FTA occurred so they can appear in court. The county can hold the person up to 30 days before they transport them. If the warrant is from out of state, the county will not extradite them unless it is a...Read more »
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