There are more details needed in order to provide you with an answer. It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible. There are certainly defenses available, but you would need to meet certain requirements under the law.
The legal age of consent in the state of Georgia is 16. Anyone under that age cannot legally agree to have sex. The law only provides an exception for married individuals. Statutory rape may be a misdemeanor or felony sex assault charge, depending on the specifics.
Generally speaking, no, there are no statutes of limitations on arrest warrants or bench warrants. Typically, once an arrest or bench warrant has been issued, it remains in effect regardless of the amount of time that has passed.
However, there are limited exceptions to this. For this...Read more »
A speeding ticket in Georgia is misdemeanor crime, although the penalties for a first, life-time speeding ticket in Georgia are capped below the standard maximum penalties for misdemeanors. See O.C.G.A. § 40-6-1.
That is not necessarily true. Probation could submit to the Court a tolling order and if it has been signed his probation would stop or "toll" until such time as he is arrested not the warrants. If a tolling order has been signed there is no way for his probation period to run out.
If I advised a criminal defense attorney (not my attorney) that, it appears his client suborned perjury and I provide him proof of the questionable communication, are those communications* protected by attorney client privilege?
.I realize my confidentiality would not be protected. I am... Read more »
Lawyers are allowed to use non-privileged communications as they see fit in their advocacy for their client. You reporting a "crime" their client may have previously committed would not necessarily force them to do anything, and how they use that information is up to their own ethical analysis....Read more »
There is not enough information here regarding the details of the case in order for us to provide guidance. Why are you not being allowed to have contact with him? You may want to contact the jail for more information. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I made a false statement against my boyfriend who is charged with aggravated battery and kidnapping I was very angry and that’s why I made the statement I did and I lied what will I get charged with it if I tell the DA that I lied and I write a letter?
My wife threw objects from the balcony at my car then when I confronted her she punched and kicked me. I held her back and I ended up with scratches and bruises on my face. Now a neighbor has came forwarded and given a statement against me. I called 911 because I was tired of being hit and verbally... Read more »
Domestic violence laws protect anyone, regardless of one’s sex. When someone is the aggressor, the law allows self defense. The specific facts and details of your case should be discussed with an attorney who handles domestic abuse and Temporary Protective Orders as soon as possible.
You may dismiss your lawyer, at will. This means at any time, for any reason. You are under no obligation to continue his/her employ, especially if you are dissatisfied. Send a certified or registered letter stating that you are terminating the relationship, and that the lawyer is to stop working...Read more »
I'm dealing with serious medical issues and don't qualify for many programs due to consideration of his income. He has moved and I don't have an address. I can't afford a lawyer or even filing fees. He had promised to file if I left him his truck which I purchased. I need to put this behind me.... Read more »
I’m sorry you are going through this. You do need some legal assistance to move forward with the divorce. You should contact legal aide to see if they can help, and you can contact the state bar and ask if there are any pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558...Read more »
You can, and if you are good at following directions and writing it is not too hard. The issue is getting the State on board. A lawyer really helps with that, as most lawyers have spent years building relationships with prosecutor's offices specifically to make things like this easier....Read more »
Don't worry about this too much. It is likely very minor and you should ask the prosecutor if there is a Diversion program that will keep any bad marks off your record. They are really nice in Stone Mtn. Bad parking, good court.
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