What You Need to Know About Animal Cruelty Charges and Penalties in Georgia

What You Need to Know About Animal Cruelty Charges and Penalties in Georgia Animal cruelty charges frequently escalate into high-profile cases that are exploited and widely promulgated through media and news outlets, especially when celebrities and public figures are involved. The emotionally charged nature of this crime often results in a prejudiced backlash against the…

Georgia’s Governor Vetoes Religious Liberty Bill, but Opponents say the Fight Isn’t Over

Georgia’s Governor Vetoes Religious Liberty Bill, but Opponents say the Fight Isn’t Over The controversy continues over Georgia’s so called “religious liberty” bill. House Bill 757 would allow faith-based organizations to deny services to those who violate their “sincerely held religious belief.” Under the bill, clergy could refuse to perform gay marriages, and opponents of…

White-Collar Crime: Charges and Consequences in the State of Georgia

White-Collar Crime: Charges and Consequences in the State of Georgia White-collar crime encompasses a full range of financially motivated, nonviolent crimes committed by individuals, businesses, and government officials. There are many different types of white-collar crimes, and depending on the circumstances, charges can be brought as either a misdemeanor or a felony. In addition, an…

Understanding Custody Modification in Georgia

When parents decide to get a divorce or unwed parents have a child, custody agreements get put in place. In Georgia, child custody and visitation orders are always based on the best interests of the child. When evaluating the child’s best interests, parents submit parenting plans to the court, which may include topics such as…