What is a Grand Jury?

What is a Grand Jury?

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...

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I’m Not Guilty, Can I Still Plead Guilty? Maybe.

I’m Not Guilty, Can I Still Plead Guilty? Maybe.

This post will talk about what happens when an innocent person needs or wants to plead guilty. There is a mechanism for that. It is called the Alford plea. The Alford plea is controversial because it allows a defendant to...

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How to Obtain DFCS Records in Criminal Cases in Georgia

How to Obtain DFCS Records in Criminal Cases in Georgia

In criminal cases involving child witnesses and victims, it is sometimes necessary to try and obtain DFCS records.  DFCS records generally involve sensitive information about minor children. So, the government, with good reason, does their best from making those records...

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Do I Get Credit for My Time Served?

Do I Get Credit for My Time Served?

You may have spent a significant amount of time in jail before bonding out or being sentenced for a crime. If you did, then I am sure you are curious about whether or not you will receive credit for the time...

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