Lawyer sitting with client at a desk going over conspiracy charges.

Common Conspiracy Charges and How to Fight Them

Understanding Conspiracy Charges Conspiracy charges are particularly difficult to defend in court. In many situations, federal conspiracy charges are added to a person’s record to increase the severity of the potential penalties a person faces. Often, federal conspiracy charges greatly increase the fines or prison terms of convicted individuals. It can be helpful to understand… Read More

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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