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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: How would I find out if I have a criminal warrant in Smyrna Georgia? Other than call to police no info given. Website?
Jenna Casper Bloom
Jenna Casper Bloom answered on Aug 10, 2020

https://www.cobbcounty.org/i-want-to/search-judicial-records

I would see if a Georgia attorney would do the search for you. Good luck.

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Q: Can you be charged with Theft by receiving stolen property more than $1500 in Ga for not returning a rental car on time?

I didnt rent the vehicle, the trucking company I worked for rented the vehicle for me. And it was not returned on time and I got pulled over because the vehicle came back as stolen and they charged me with theft by receiving stolen property greater than $1500 (Felony) Can they do that or would it... Read more »

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Aug 8, 2020

Yes you can be charged. Get a good lawyer to make sure you don’t get convicted.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: my question is in reference to a felony theft by taking. The situation involve a car that he had permission to use

Someone hit him and no license so he abandoned the vehicle. He paid her deductible. How can she put warrant out on him?

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 8, 2020

Georgia law defines felony theft by taking as when a person unlawfully takes or, being in lawful possession thereof, unlawfully appropriates any property of another with the intention of depriving him of the property, regardless of the manner in which property is taken or appropriated. If the theft... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can it be enforced?

I live in the state of Georgia and was told that I have a no contact order against me but that if the sheriff department couldn't serve me with the papers that it couldn't be enforced. Is this accurate?

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 7, 2020

Service has to be perfected or complete before you are considered notified of a court’s order.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, LLC. (770) 240-0922.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: What should be expected if someone is found to be guilty for 16-13-30(a) code law?

Case 19CR-0532-1 in Forsyth County for possession of THC 3.2 grams (edibles cookies)

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 7, 2020

While sentencing and penalties vary from case to case, the standard term of imprisonment is between one and eight years. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with a more detailed response.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Georgia on
Q: 14 already been on house arrest for break and entry ..I got more burglary charges how many years can I get

Idk if they gonna give me 10+years

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 7, 2020

The amount depends on the degree of the crime and whether you are in juvenile court versus adult. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with a more detailed response.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, LLC. (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Have questions any a drug case
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 5, 2020

Please resubmit your inquiry with a question, and we will do our best to provide you with a response. Thank you.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Theft by despection.

My fiance left his car in his moms driveway while we were moving because it doesnt have tag or insurance. She agreed not to mess with it. Now she let one of her boyfriends who is a known drug addict take it. They refuse to let us get it back unless we pay them. First it was 1000$ now its 1200$ the... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 3, 2020

You may file a small claims suit in your county.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: My 15 son was accused of try to break n2 a car and fleei from police.i was told they will take out a warrant

Wat can i do or say he hangs withs these kids so he want get billied by being with them he got 2 theft By receiving now this

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 3, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I'm a gang stalking victim. I have proof. Pi's, tags, hundreds of them. Police do nothing. Where do I go?

Sorry I don't have pi's I meant to say pictures. Pls call or email me pls I've been going through this for over 7 yrs. I can't take it anymore.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 3, 2020

It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your circumstances and provide you with a more detailed response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: Can I get a restraining order to keep someone out of the country

If this particular person renters the country they will kill me

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 3, 2020

It is best to contact an attorney as soon as you possibly can.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: How can a person go from misdemeanor stalking to criminal stalking when the other party is tracking them?

This woman has hacked my husbands phone tracks his whereabouts, has people follow him. Throws feces in his clothes and infects him with a parasite, she puts the TPO out on him and she doesn’t go to jail but he gets these charges. She shows up unannounced with out an officer present.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Aug 1, 2020

It is imperative that you contact an attorney as soon as possible.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I live in Springdale Trace , Snellville,GA. Our Treasury for the HOA we think is fraudulent. Funds missing. Help?

she refuses to turn over financial documents,

No annual reports/no meetings/she won't step down.

We need a forensic accountant to go over the last 5-10 years. We think there is theft. She will need to be legally forced out. She is running all and doing nothing. We want her... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 30, 2020

It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible. In these cases, legal intervention is often the only way for the Association to receive repayment.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: My son has been in jail for 92 days with no bond and has not been indicted
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 30, 2020

That is certainly unfortunate. It is imperative that you contact an attorney as soon as possible; time is of the essence.

We are more than glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, LLC. (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Can someone that is not the owner or have the owners permission press a petty larceny charge on me
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 30, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your circumstances and provide you with a more detailed answer.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I was convicted of feticide by vehicle in 2010 for the death of my own child. Can I have this overturned?

I had a public defender and was in Douglas county and he convinced me 2 rush in and take a blind plea can I somehow take this back to court.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 28, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your case and provide you with a tailored response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: My son has been in jail 90 days without bond and has been. To 2 hearings and is still without a bond and has not been in

Has not been indicted by the grand jury

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 27, 2020

Your son’s circumstances are unfortunate. It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible who can assess the specifics of the case and provide you with a more detailed response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Georgia on
Q: am I entitled to a second opinion of a drug/alcohol evaluation when everything came back negative?

I had to take an evaluation because I got a public drunk charge. However, the evaluation came back negative, the evaluator told me later that I need to take some classes. Which there is no need because I feel as if they just took my money and now want to add those classes to get more money from... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 27, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case and provide you with a more detailed response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well....
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I am an 18 yr old female who was charged with family violence and battery. What’s going to happen at court?

The situation I was involved in was a complete mistake. I had just gotten out of the mental hospital 2 days prior to the incident for an attempted suicide. I was in a state of psychosis. What will happen to me on my court date? What should I do and or prepare for?

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 25, 2020

Your circumstances are unfortunate. It is best to contact an as soon as possible; you need to have proper representation.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: Do you do pro bono cases?

For my friend he was sentenced to life in prison for aggravated child molestation. He has been in prison since 2007. He said he never fought the decision and claims to be innocent.. he said he doesnt know what to do because the public defender told him the would fight the case but never did. He is... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 24, 2020

Your friend’s circumstances are unfortunate. Legal Aid or the Innocence Project may be great places to start.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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