How Does Adultery Impact Divorce Cases in Georgia?

How Does Adultery Impact Divorce Cases in Georgia? The question of whether infidelity can affect a divorce case is incredibly common. Adultery is defined as a married person voluntarily having sexual intercourse with a person other than his or her spouse. In Georgia, adultery is considered a misdemeanor offense (O.C.G.A. § 16-6-19), and if proven,…

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Criminal Trespass Versus Criminal Damage to Property: A Major Difference for Related Crimes

Criminal Trespass Versus Criminal Damage to Property: A Major Difference for Related Crimes Both Criminal Trespass (O.C.G.A. § 16-7-21) and Criminal Damage to Property are crimes related to damage and intrusion upon property. However, the charges carry major differences, resulting in vastly different punishments. Criminal Trespass Criminal Trespass (O.C.G.A. § 16-7-21) charges can be brought…

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A Client Success Story: Beating a Felony “Fleeing and Attempting to Elude” Charge

A Client Success Story: Beating a Felony “Fleeing and Attempting to Elude” Charge Being charged with DUI, hit and run, and reckless driving is a distressing situation for any driver, but also being charged with fleeing and attempting to elude police officers and strikes or collides with another vehicle (O.C.G.A. § 40-6-395(b)(5)(A)) adds an additional…

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