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…

Fix Then Fight to Respond to Serial ADA suits

Fix Then Fight to Respond to Serial ADA suits In 2016, the number of civil lawsuits filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) continued to climb, up 28% from the previous year. The vast majority of the increase in claims came not from discrimination in employment, but in non-employment cases, which increased 36% from…

How to Have the “Divorce Talk” With Your Children

How to Have the “Divorce Talk” With Your Children Sharing the news with your children that you are divorcing is one of the most difficult parent-child conversations you will ever have. Whether or not the decision to divorce is beyond your control, the conversation should be handled with tact, grace, and understanding. This is a…