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  • What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Georgia?
    What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Georgia?

    In Georgia, the main difference between a misdemeanor and a felony is the amount of time behind bars. Any crime that carries a sentence of more than 12 months is a felony. Additionally, felonies are ...

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  • How Bad Is Drunk Driving?
    How Bad Is Drunk Driving?

    Not only is drunk driving illegal in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, but the behavior kills approximately 10,000 people each year. That’s 28 people every day and one person every 52 ...

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  • Which Traffic Tickets Are Misdemeanor Crimes in Georgia?
    Which Traffic Tickets Are Misdemeanor Crimes in Georgia?

    Is a Speeding Ticket a Misdemeanor? In most states, many traffic tickets , such as moving violations, are considered infractions. Only more serious violations, such as driving while under the ...

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  • Marijuana Laws in Georgia
    Marijuana Laws in Georgia

    While marijuana has been legalized in other states across the country such as California, Washington, and Colorado, possession and other activities involving this drug remain a crime in Georgia. ...

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  • Should I Represent Myself in Criminal Court?
    Should I Represent Myself in Criminal Court?

    There are many reasons people who have been charged with a crime choose to represent themselves in a criminal case. Some cannot afford to retain the services of a qualified criminal defense lawyer ...

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  • Objection! Common TV & Movie Courtroom Tropes that Lack Foundation in Reality.
    Objection! Common TV & Movie Courtroom Tropes that Lack Foundation in Reality.

    The practice of law has its exciting moments. But many lawyers will probably tell you that being thorough and methodical is more important for success in our business. Certainly, film and television ...

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