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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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  • Voir Dire: How the Jury Selection Process Works
    Voir Dire: How the Jury Selection Process Works

    The right of a criminal defendant to be tried before a jury of their peers is a foundational principal of the United States justice system. This right is enshrined in the 6 th Amendment of the U.S. ...

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  • Penalties for Misdemeanor Offenses in Georgia
    Penalties for Misdemeanor Offenses in Georgia

    What Is Considered a Misdemeanor in Georgia? In the state of Georgia, any crime that is punishable by no more than 1 year in jail is considered a misdemeanor. Such crimes may include (but are not ...

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  • How Teen Drivers Can Lose Their Licenses
    How Teen Drivers Can Lose Their Licenses

    Teenage drivers who violated the driving laws and their parents are typically surprised when their criminal defense attorneys inform them that the teenager is about to lose their driving privileges ...

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  • What is the Purpose of a Probable Cause Hearing?
    What is the Purpose of a Probable Cause Hearing?

    What Is a Probable Cause Hearing? A probable cause hearing is part of the pre-trial stages of a criminal case. During such hearing, a judge will decide whether probable cause existed, typically in ...

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