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Aggravated assault-family violence charged against Macon woman

Whether perpetrated by the male or female, domestic violence is a serious issue. The charges can also lead to serious penalties for the accused. One Macon Georgia woman is facing serious charges after a domestic results in her husband being hospitalized.

Fighting domestic violence charges in Gwinnett County

Domestic violence is a serious charge that can result in serious penalties under Georgia law. An individual charged with domestic violence can face jail time and fines. In addition, the court will often enter a protective order which can prevent the accused from entering their own home or seeing their children. A domestic violence conviction will result in a criminal record and a damaged reputation.

Early morning shooting may lead to criminal charges

Visiting a restaurant or bar for a night out is a weekend staple for many. Fun, food and laughs are the order of the day. What is not on the menu is an assault or battery. Unfortunately, a Georgia woman was the victim of an attack during a night out.

What are the penalties for drunk driving in Georgia?

It can be helpful to understand drunk driving laws and penalties in Georgia so that individuals facing an impaired driving situation and allegations will better understand how to respond to the allegations and charges they are facing. DUI penalties can be severe and harsh and may increase following additional DUI allegations and charges.

New twist in Vanderbilt rape case

A new chapter may be opening in the high profile Vanderbilt football rape case. Two of the former Vanderbilt football players were convicted of a 2013 rape one year after being cleared by an on-campus investigation. Vanderbilt refuses to release the result of the on-campus findings. One attorney on the case may seek a new trial for the defendants.

Car service claims to reduces drunk driving

The Super Bowl and other big sporting events can be a great time for friends and family to gather and partake in food and drink. Of course, those that consume alcohol at these events are encouraged not to drink and drive. Taxi cabs have long been an option for those who have had too much to drink, but now car services such as Uber are touting their apparent affect on the battle against drunk driving as well.

What is an ignition interlock device?

Being accused of drunk driving is a serious matter. An individual may be afraid of such accusations, and rightly so. Drunk driving allegations can not only leave a Georgia resident facing the possibility of jail time, fines, and licenses suspension or revocation, but it can also damage his or her reputation, drastically affecting personal and professional relationships. A drunk driving charge or conviction could indirectly, or directly, cause an individual to lose his or her job, reduce the amount of time he or she spends with family, and decrease his or her ability to find work and get to educational institutions.

Paulding County teens face felony charges for robbery

Two Georgia teens face serious charges connected to an alleged drug deal gone bad. The 15 and 16 year old boys are being charged as adults in the New Year's Eve death of a local 18 year old. The two are being held without bond in separate youth detention centers.

Fatal motorcycle accident in Cobb County

During this holiday season, a Cobb County family will mourn the loss of one of their loved ones. According to police spokesman Dana Pierce, the 25 year old motorcyclist drove into the path of a car that had turned in front of him. The car and the motorcycle collided, leaving the cyclist dead. The 27-year-old driver of the car refused medical treatment at the scene. It is expected that the driver of the car will soon face charges for the accident.

Understanding domestic violence and its consequences

Domestic violence accusations can have far-reaching consequences. Families, as well as those accused of family violence, may be significantly impacted by family, or domestic, violence. Because of the seriousness of domestic violence accusations, it can be important to understand what domestic violence is and what options those accused of domestic violence may have when facing domestic violence accusations and charges.

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