If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges, you need a skilled lawyer you can trust. Your liberty is on the line - call me to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney about your case. We are located in Marietta, and serve all of Cobb County. Consultations are always free.
O.C.G.A. § 40-6-391 prohibits all drivers in the state of Georgia from driving or being in actual physical control of any moving vehicle while under the influence of drug or alcohol to the extent that it is less safe for the person to drive. A DUI (driving under the influence) conviction not only comes with criminal penalties which vary based on your criminal history, but it can also affect your driving privileges.
Possession or sale of any controlled substance can land you in legal peril, with penalties that vary based off the amount of substance and whether or it is alleged you are selling or possessing them for personal use. Possession with intent to distribute can carry significantly higher penalties.
Family violence is a term that covers a wide range of criminal violations based on the relationship between the alleged victim and alleged offender. These charges can result in protective orders and other collateral consequences for you and your family.
If you find yourself accused of an assault, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you determine if your use of force was justified and the best course of action to resolve this matter. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, how you resolve your case can determine the consequences for years to come.
Sex crime convictions can result in long jail sentences and can require registration on statewide sex offender registries. I have represented clients on all types of sex offenses - from sexual assault to possession of child exploitative materials. Allegations of sexual crimes of any kind are serious and need an aggressive defense.
Speeding tickets and traffic violations can seem minor, but depending on your driving history these charges carry point violations that can result in suspension of your driving privileges. Talk to an attorney today to figure out the best strategy to address your citation and get back on the road.
O.C.G.A. § 42-8-60 provides a way for first time offenders to avoid a temporary lapse in judgment from becoming a permanent blight on their record. Eligible participants that are accepted into the program will have their matter sealed upon successful completion of the terms of First Offender Probation or Conditional Discharge.