Sexual assault is a hot topic in the state of Georgia and throughout the United States. Date rape on college campuses are of particular concern for many. A recent film explores this topic through some high profile cases on the topic. Yet, one cable news network may be sued after the controversial film is aired.
We all know how important it is to be able to drive. Without driving privileges, we typically can't get to work, pick up our children from school, visit the grocery store and perform the other necessary tasks of life.
Establishing a business as a limited liability company is an effective way of shielding business owners from liability claims against an individual owner. Some alleged thieves, though, are using this business structure to help forward their criminal enterprise. The result is a long list of stolen homes.
The criminal justice system has undergone a major sea change over the past few months. This change of approach towards some non-violent offenders has led to the largest release of federal inmates in history. Over the past week, a reported 6,000 non-violent drug offenders were released back into society.
In Georgia, there are many different property crimes that can lead to far reaching consequences and significant penalties. Arson charges are serious in that it is not only destroying property, but it can also cause major injury and death. It is important to understand the different penalties of arson in its first, second and third degree as well as the potential penalties that can be assessed with a conviction. For this particular discussion, arson and its charges related to property damage will be the focus.