Reports of domestic violence are almost always taken seriously. When winter rolls around, Georgia shelters and resource centers tend to prepare themselves for an increase in calls and victims that they help. As claims of domestic violence incidents rise, it is important for those accused to remain knowledgeable and up-to-date concerning their rights as well.
Juvenile offenders in Georgia have faced a variety of punishments in the past. Now, the juvenile justice system will see some changes this year. A new law went into effect that aims to reduce the number of juvenile offenders in prison as well as reduce costs to the state.