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Georgia Pretrial Diversion Program

First Time Arrest? You May Qualify For Pretrial Diversion Pretrial diversion programs are given as a means to divert harsher punishments if it’s your first time being arrested for an offense. There are some charges that may prevent you from qualifying for diversion. How Do You Qualify For Pretrial Diversion? Pretrial diversion programs fall under O.C.G.A. Read more…

Nolle Prosequi

Nolle prosequi means that when there is insufficient evidence in a case to prove the defendant guilty then the court can suspend the charges against the defendant.

Georgia Robbery Law

What Is the Definition of Robbery and Examples? Georgia law defines robbery in O.C.G.A. § 16-8-40 that a person commits the criminal offense of robbery when a person has intent to commit theft and takes the property of another person either from them or in front of another person: 1) Robbery by Use of Force Robbery by use Read more…

Georgia’s Failure to Maintain Lane

A citation concerning failure to maintain lane is one of the most common citations in Georgia. Whether you happen to be charged with DUI or a drug-related charge, failure to maintain lane is one of the most seen traffic offenses an officer will cite while writing a ticket. It’s commonly assumed by Georgia citizens that Read more…