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What is Appellate Jurisdiction?

Breaking Down Appellate Jurisdiction Appellate jurisdiction refers to the ability of an appeals court to review and make decisions on cases heard by trial courts as well as other types of “lower” courts. To navigate appellate court cases, many people find it vital to obtain the assistance of an experienced appellate lawyer. It also helps… Read More

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Understanding Embezzlement Charges

What is Embezzlement? Embezzlement is a crime of trust in which any individual who has lawful access to any type of property or assets uses said access as a means of stealing, misappropriating, or transferring ownership. Charges of embezzlement typically occur when someone who is entrusted to provide expert financial services, such as an accountant, uses… Read More

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How are Juvenile Crimes Tried?

The Juvenile Crime & Trial Process Georgia’s Juvenile Code can be particularly difficult to navigate if you do not have the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. These trials often involve a number of particularly complex steps. The following are some of the steps that make up a trial in regards to a juvenile crime or… Read More

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What to Know About Domestic Violence Charges

Breaking Down Domestic Violence Charges Law in the state of Georgia defines family violence as one of several types of criminal acts that occur between family members. These offenses result in particularly severe penalties that can impact a person’s life and create obstacles pursuing an education or a career. Not only will this article take… Read More

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What the RICO Statute Means

The Purpose of The RICO Statute The RICO statute, or the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act, was designed by the federal government as a measure to fight against organized crime in the United States. Being convicted of violating RICO can result in serious penalties. People who face RICO charges often benefit from obtaining the… Read More