It is legal to use pepper spray in self defense if justified. If it is used offensively to attack someone it would likely be considered an assault and/or battery case. Aggravated Assault requires a showing that the act was “likely to cause death or serious bodily harm”. That could be tough...Read more »
MY HUSBAND IS INCARCERATED IN ROCKDALE COUNTY JAIL FOR 2ND DEGREE BATTERY. THIS IS HIS 4 FAMILY DOMESTIC. THEY DID NOT GIVE HIM A BOND AND SAID IT COULD BE 6 MONTHS BEFORE HE WENT UP FOR BOND AGAIN UNLESS HE HAD AN ATTORNEY REQUESTING A BOND HEARING. PLEASE HELP
If you were sentenced under the First Offender Act in Georgia and successfully completed it, you were never convicted of a felony. Although people may not possess guns during the pendency of their First Offender sentences, their civil rights and liberties are not impacted by cases discharged under...Read more »
It was categorized as a misdemeanor and not a possession charge. I pled the first offender act Because I Don’t plan on ever getting arrested again.I live in Georgia it’s supposed to be sealed, but I don’t think it is. So I’m just wondering how I approach this question on the application for... Read more »
I was arrested on the 16th of this month for 3 counts of identity theft fraud. A bond was set for me before I was even booked into the jail and I was out the next day. The people who filed the police report (family) have hired an attorney on my behalf, because of what they heard my sentence could... Read more »
This person has been texting me on Facebook messenger for several weeks. I have asked them to leave me alone and it has not stopped. This person is also reaching out to my spouse with the intentions on creating havoc in our household. She calls his job, text his phone, and also reaching out to... Read more »
I have a felony warrant issued for failure to appear in Lake County court Indiana in 2007. I just found out three weeks ago. It was driving while intoxicated and I was doing community service and a bench warrant was issued for failure to appear after I moved back to Ga. I thought my community... Read more »
A person who gives a false name, address, or date of birth to a law enforcement officer in the lawful discharge of his official duties with the intent of misleading the officer as to his identity or birthdate is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Fiance was convicted of theft by rec stolen property, that he bought at a local pawn shop. How can he be convicted when he didnt know it was stolen? It was purchased from a place of business. He was already on parole for a prior conviction.
Proof of possession, alone, of recently stolen property, is not sufficient to establish the essential element of the offense of theft by receiving stolen property that the possessor knew or should have known that the property was stolen. West's Ga.Code Ann. §...Read more »
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