I was given a citation for possession of drug related objects, prior to that citation i have got 1 other citation for following to closely. I have never been in trouble with police prior to this, I am 17 years old, i was wondering if $1,847 is to much for it being my first offense.
At 17, you are an adult for the purposes of criminal prosecution. Any person who violates any provision of OCGA § 16-13-32.2 possession of drug-related object shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. OCGA § 16-13-32.2 The max is 12 months to serve in jail and/or up to $1,000.00 in fine. These fines do...Read more »
He needs an attorney to potentially argue a motion to suppress any confessions that were made. If this happened as explained AND it is proven that your brother didn't waive his rights to speak to an attorney either written or oral.
Georgia law does place limits on what information businesses can collect and requires that businesses take every reasonable action to ensure that no unauthorized person will have access to your personal information. The Federal Trade Commission also recommends to businesses that they keep sensitive...Read more »
In GA for the purposes of criminal prosecution, you are an adult at age 17. To answer the question, no they can not deny him speaking to his attorney. However, if he waived his rights or signed a waiver that is a different story. One must examine the facts of the case and if the facts are as you...Read more »
When I bonded him out those were the charges but yesterday when we went to court they slap another charge obstruction of an officer which isn't true my son was the o e beaten after placed in hand cuffs they druged him and he suffered a sprain shoulder and lasions on his shoulder arms and legs yes... Read more »
You need to get an attorney, who will review the evidence and review the case. There may be some appropriate motions that need to be filed. Requesting the copy of the dash cam and body cam will help in the attorney's investigation. The arraignment is when the court informs the Defendant of the...Read more »
Google, however, you will get what you paid for. An attorney will let you know if the speedy trial is the best move. Sometimes it is not. Let your public defender do it, or have him or her explain why it is or it is not in your best interest.
The took money from me and I had nothing to do with what they found they sent a letter pursuant to ocga 9-16-11(b) so just this past Monday the driver of the car went to court and told the truth that i didn’t know anything about what was in his car how can I get my money back
After the law enforcement takes your property, the State must file a civil forfeiture complaint against you, with notice. You then have 30 days to file an answer to the complaint. Once your answer has been filed, a hearing will be scheduled within 60 days. It is important to timely file an answer...Read more »
The primary issue in determining whether a plea is lawful is whether the defendant entered a knowing, intelligent and voluntary guilty plea. If the Court and/or your lawyer failed to inform you of your rights under Boykin, it could be grounds to invalidate a guilty plea. You should consult a...Read more »
The Fourth Amendment requires an arrest warrant to “particularly describe … the persons … to be seized.” Normally, this requirement is satisfied by naming the individual to be arrested, although it is better to add identifying information to the warrant even when the full name of the...Read more »
Original charge was weapon on school property in 2007. Through plea agreement, pled guilty to carrying concealed weapon in 2008. Successfully paid fines and completed probation in 2009 and have nothing else on my record before or since.
I met my husband 3 years after he separated. Despite me not having anything to say to her she's tried everything to undermine and disrespect me. She showed up at my house (shes not allowed there) I called 911 and she left. Two days later I was served. Shes accusing me of terrorizing her,... Read more »
I would first talk to your attorney before considering firing him. He could be potentially trying to protect you from unnecessary stresses. BAsed on the case, he probably just trying to pre-try the case to provide you with all your options. You haven't accepted anything unless you pled to it.
There is a lot of things to consider. I can not just give you an answer. Things to look at are, the county, your criminal history, the ADA, the Judge, how many violations and etc, these are just some of the information necessary to determine whether your modification will be granted.
For purposes of the crimes of obstructing an officer and giving a false name to an officer, an officer is not within the lawful discharge of his official duties when he approaches and questions an individual without specific, articulable facts sufficient to give rise to a reasonable suspicion of...Read more »
United States Supreme Court said that the right to a speedy trial is different from other constitutional rights in that (1) society has an interest in the prompt trial of those charged with crime, and long imprisonment prior to trial may have a destructive effect on a defendant; (2) a delay may...Read more »
The man and I got in a fight over him getting mad that I was late picking him up in his car. The man had pushed me down and tried to tackle me, in result I tried to get away and took his protein shake stuff opened it and threw it at him. It got all over his apartment. This resulted in us ending up... Read more »
Depending on the felony charge and the county. For example if your in Cobb you can get a bench warrant lifted but depending on the felony they may require a drug test and if you fail that you can automatically be taken into custody.
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