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Q: What are the steps law enforcement take in investigating an animal that was beaten to death in Walker county ga?

After reporting stolen and no report filed, I found his body and reported to police. It was filed, however no officer of any kind actually showed up where I found him. How can they investigate without seeing my dog or the location?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: got citation for no working brake or tail lights 1 was out but mY other 2 and a half brake lights and blinkers was wrk

The searched my car and found schedule 2 pills I told them no they couldn't search n they got the dog the pills was dropped by a friend I picked them up n put n a bottle intending on throwing them away weeks ago and forgot can I get it dismissed based on the original reason they stopped me he... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Dec 5, 2023

In Georgia, if you received a citation for non-working brake or tail lights but believe this was incorrect because your lights were functioning, this could potentially be a basis to challenge the traffic stop. However, the subsequent discovery of schedule 2 pills during the search adds complexity... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Elder Law for Georgia on
Q: Hello my name is Elizabeth...I am my brother in laws primary caregiver..iv had DHR called on me, twice now...someone is

Calling them, telling them he is not being took care of, there's drug use around him and that our water was cut off...all of that is not correct

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Q: 1610 broad st selling drug stealing cracked windshield milstead village a Gary Indiana gang committing murders and using

Shocked me while I was sleeping choked terribly bad they didn't get away with it report to five agencies in ga

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Q: Hello I was charges for Murder and fent..June 22.Athens clarke county. I gave my blood with out warrent .Charges dismiss

Can I sue for wrongfully arrest. Never was baby sitter was cleaning carpet .Lost everything I owned at 4 months in..sat 5 1/2 months never was indicted. They crushed my reputation .

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Is Simple Child Molestation an necessary lesser included offense of Aggravated Child Molestation?

I was convicted of 1 Count of Simple Child molestation and one Count of Aggravated Child Molestation back in 2003 during a jury trial. During the sentencing phase of the trial, I was given 20 years in prison and 20 years consecutive to be served on probation for simple child molestation. I am... View More

Serge Jerome Jr.
Serge Jerome Jr.
answered on Dec 1, 2023

It is if it stems from the same statement of facts as the aggravated. If it's different facts from a different date then it is not.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: Am I able to lower or possibly waive impound fees?

I was pulled over for a traffic citation. It was later discovered that a bench warrant was issued for a failure to appear for a separate citation. My vehicle was immediately towed upon arrest. I have since bonded out, but I have no monetary means of paying to retrieve my vehicle.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Does fourth amendment waiver apply to the garage of a residence if it's not attached to the house?

How does the waiver apply to areas that others are in? And do police have a right to search after an arrest warrant has been executed and person is in handcuffs. Basically me an my boyfriend were in the garage which is a separate building from house. Th police showed up to arrest him on a vop... View More

Serge Jerome Jr.
Serge Jerome Jr.
answered on Nov 28, 2023

It depends on whether he lives there or not. If he lives there than yes it covers the garage if it is on the same property. If the garage is on a separate property or he does not live at the residence than any search of the garage is illegal and anything found in that garage is considered... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Georgia on
Q: My dog was stolen, beat to death, &thrown over bridge. Was law enforcement supposed to visit the scene for investigation

I reported when stolen, they couldn’t help me even though I told them he was going to be killed. When I found my dog, filed a report, contacted animal control but they were closed for holiday weekend. I had to retrieve my dog myself. How are they investigating if nobody ever went to the scene or... View More

T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Nov 27, 2023

I am sorry to hear about the tragic loss of your dog. It is understandable that you are upset and frustrated with the way your case has been handled by law enforcement.

According to the Animal Welfare Act, all animal cruelty cases, including theft and animal killing, are supposed to be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Georgia on
Q: Is a conviction under 1976 GA Const., Bill or rights Para IX allowing representation by counsel and defendant void?

A person suffers from decades old conviction in which said person was allowed to represent himself/herself and be represented by counsel under the GA Constitution , Bill of Rights Paragraph IX or both clause without waving his/her federal Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Defendant complained of... View More

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answered on Nov 26, 2023

In this scenario, where a conviction stems from a situation involving the right to counsel under the Georgia Constitution and the Sixth Amendment, several factors need to be considered. The complexity arises from the claim of ineffective assistance of counsel and the subsequent exhaustion of... View More

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