Any time someone is charged will allegations of stealing property, a proper defense is needed. However, two Decatur men facing felony charges of stealing dozens of cars are likely going to need one of the strongest criminal defense teams possible.
Trying to defend yourself or your family is always important. However, if that defense results in being indicted with criminal charges, seeking out help to form a proper criminal defense is required.
Many Georgia residents have read Aldous Huxley's fictional masterpiece, "Brave New World." The book takes place in the future where a perfect drug called Soma gives users a happy feeling without causing any negative side effects, and its use is actually encouraged by authorities. In today's world, however, drug charges can lead to a criminal record which can be extremely detrimental to one's future.
Often times accident happen that have horrific consequences that the alleged perpetrator never intended to happen. When criminal charges are filed against people who allegedly caused that accident, they are faced with a few choices that could often determine their fate.
Facing allegations of a hit-and-run is a scary proposition for any person, especially if he believes he is innocent. However, when the criminal charges against the defendant possibly include a DUI, in addition to the hit-and-run, a serious criminal defense needs to be considered immediately.
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.
Whenever a young child is killed by someone in the child's family, the defendant can be certain to need a strong defense. When the alleged domestic violence charge names a 13-year-old sister, the various elements of age and potential penalties in the event of conviction require very special defense attention.
No matter who you are or what your position, one's reputation can often be damaged over unfair accusations. Allegations of sex crimes in particular raise the risk of dealing enough damage to reputation in one's professional life or personal life that it could be almost impossible to recover.
While there is a war on drugs here in Georgia, it often stretches beyond this state's borders. Interstate drug crime typically involves federal investigators, and can result in federal charges. In addition, the state of Georgia has its own drug crimes that are investigated and enforced by local authorities. While it might be common sense for these two factions to work closely together, that is not always the case -- and sometimes, people trying to do the right thing become unwitting targets of overzealous police.
Even if it appears that the prosecutors' case is all wrapped up before criminal charges have been filed, it's a mistake to jump to conclusions about a person's guilt. Everyone is entitled to a presumption of innocence. It doesn't matter whether a case seems straightforward or not.