Being accused of a DUI usually requires a serious defense. Being accused of a DUI after hitting the back of a patrol car, which then hits another patrol car requires one of the strongest criminal defenses possible.
Being accused of shooting a man is an offense that should always be taken seriously since the penalties are likely quite steep. When that shooting takes place in broad daylight in a drive-by-shooting like manner, the allegations are likely to be even more serious and likely include multiple felonies.
Being accused of any type of crime should always be taken seriously. However, allegations involving sex crimes--especially those involving children--should be given particular attention. If someone is found guilty of this type of crime, his personal life and professional life could be changed forever.
Being accused of any type of drug charge is a serious crime, no matter the quantity involved or the exact offense. However, drug trafficking is potentially one of the most difficult crimes to defend against, especially if it occurs between states.
Being accused of any type of sex crime can not only deal severe damage to a person's reputation, it can haunt him or her for the rest of his or her professional life and personal life. One of the main reasons for this is that when a Georgia resident is found guilty of a sex crime, his or her name may be placed on the a sex offender registry in Dekalb County or elsewhere, meaning anyone can find out about the crime simply by looking it up online. Even setting the registry aside, however, being accused of sex crimes can follow a person for years.
In Atlanta, Georgia, like anywhere else in the country, anyone who is charged with a crime is entitled the best defense possible, no matter what the crime. Even those charged with felony drug charges are entitled to clear their names however possible.
Atlanta police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an Atlanta bar owner who was scheduled to testify in a criminal trial. She was scheduled to testify in the upcoming trial of a man charged with killing one of the employees in her bar. The case raises interesting issues about criminal defense.