Not really as First Appearance is VERY limited in scope. You get to see the charges as presented to the court through the initial warrant or UTC. They check your criminal history, confirm some stuff, and can set a bond on many charges (not all). There is not a place for you to contest anything...Read more »
Depending on the court, you may be able to ask for more time to consult an attorney. If you qualify, you may consider applying for a public defender. Don't wait to consult an attorney on your case because certain deadlines will begin passing and put you in a disadvantageous position.
In 2007, I was charged with a Drug Felony for Possession/Manufacturing/Sell/Distribution of Marijuana in Douglas County. They (Police) actually Kicked our doors in while I was @ work. I was called and had to leave out of surgery. When me and my mother got there; They had already left with my... Read more »
Uturn to tell him he couldn’t park where he was parked then he went on to ask him for his license and he told him to sit in the car he proceeded to do so his license came back good only for the officer to tell him he smelled marijuana well my boyfriend complied and told him there was marijuana in... Read more »
The answer is it depends. More information is needed about your case before a definitive answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances.
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The answer is yes. Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act (VGCSA) can carry a potential penalty of 2 to 15 years in prison for a first offense and 5 to 30 years in prison for a second and subsequent offense. Commonly, a VGSCA crime refers to Possession of Marijuana. For this reason, it...Read more »
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