Drug charges often stem from an incident where drugs or drug paraphernalia are found on a person or on their property. Authorities, like police officers, are granted permission to search and seize a person's property if illegal activity is suspected. Under the Constitution, the search of a person and their property is governed by the 4th Amendment.
Have you or a loved one been accused of vandalism? Vandalism can be defined in two ways in Georgia, as criminal trespass or as criminal damage to property. If the damage caused by vandalism exceeds $500, it could result in a felony charge. Most wouldn't consider vandalism a felony, but it can be tried that way in this state.
An Atlanta man recently lost his life in a motor vehicle accident that claimed his life. As the details of the crash started to unfold, it appeared that the other vehicle he was involved in the accident with was suspected of impaired driving behaviors. After an investigation, police have officially charged the man in the other vehicle.
Everyone gets angry, disagreements are a part of life and part of the spectrum of normal human emotion. However, sometimes arguments or disagreements can go too far. If an argument has gotten physical or if there have been allegations of domestic violence, it can have implications for all involved. Usually there are two sides to this story, and sometimes it can be up to the courts to decide the outcome.
You may consider yourself a good driver. You tend to stick to the speed limit, follow traffic directions and drive in a conscientious and safe manner. You do not take any thrill in potentially putting yourself or others in harm's way by driving recklessly.
Everyone has obligations and responsibilities in their life. What happens when the unexpected occurs? How does it impact those responsibilities and obligations one already carries? If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI after a breath test, you could be facing consequences that could impact your ability to meet your existing obligations due to the consequences from a DUI charge or a conviction.