Criminal Defense Blog

How Many Points Will I Get on My License?

Posted by Ryan Brown | Jul 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

We oftentimes receive phone calls from folks who have been cited for a traffic citation. The first questions that we are typically asked is, "how many points will I get on my license." Points are generally only assessed when a conviction for said traffic offense occurs. It is important, however,...


Posted by Ryan Brown | Jul 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

On May 20, 2010, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue signed HB 571 into law. That legislation made important changes to the law governing sex offender registration. Included in these changes is a provision that permits certain individuals who were convicted of a sexual offense in the past to be removed from the registry.

What is Brady Material? What Happens if Brady is Violated?

Posted by Ryan Brown | May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a Brady violation is discovered, and proven, during the course of a trial, then the judge will grant a mistrial. This is the scenario that played out in Carroll County Superior Court this week where a former Georgia State Trooper was on trial for a car crash that cost the lives of two young girls.

First Offender Probation in Georgia

Posted by Ryan Brown | Jan 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The First Offender Act is available to many people facing criminal charges in Georgia. If a defendant has not previously been convicted of a felony, that defendant upon entering a plea of guilty, nolo contendere, or being found guilty at trial may be sentenced under the provisions of the first of...

What is a Grand Jury?

Posted by Ryan Brown | Dec 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

WHAT IS A GRAND JURY? Before we answer this question, let's discuss some important basics of criminal law. There are two ways that someone can be charged with a crime. The first is an accusation and the second is an indictment. An accusation is when a prosecutor themselves charges someone with a...

Former Police Officer to be Arrested on Incest Warrant

Posted by Ryan Brown | Dec 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

Former Police Officer to be Arrested on Incest Warrant It has been reported by the Newnan Times Herald that a Grantville police officer was terminated when the GBI obtained two warrants for his arrest. Grantville is a small city south of Newnan in the southernmost part of Coweta County.The repor...

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