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3 things to remember if you've been charged with shoplifting

Taking something that doesn't belong to you from a store amounts to shoplifting. This theft offense can come with serious consequences if you're convicted of the charge; therefore, you may want to organize a strategic criminal defense if police have arrested you and charged you with a shoplifting violation.

The status of medical marijuana in Georgia

Earlier this year, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a new medical marijuana measure into law. The measure intended to expand our state's existing medical marijuana allowances to include the treatment of six additional conditions with a special kind of low-THC cannabis oil.

What can affect the accuracy of a Breathalyzer test?

Georgia criminal law judges know that Breathalyzer test results are not always accurate. Criminal defense lawyers know this, too. As such, if your drunk driving allegations hinge upon the accuracy of your Breathalyzer test results, your criminal lawyer will likely try to show why your test results may not be accurate.

Underage drinking in Georgia: Here's what you need to know

There are a lot of people who drink alcohol in the world, and the state of Georgia is no exception. In fact, it doesn't seem to matter if you're a legal adult or under the age of 18, you may find yourself drawn to possessing and drinking an alcoholic beverage -- even if it means you're breaking the law.

Common defenses against theft charges

Were you accused of theft or larceny? If someone accused you of stealing something that wasn't rightfully yours, you might be facing criminal allegations in court. Perhaps someone is claiming that you took his or her bicycle unlawfully, or maybe a department store is saying that you stole an expensive article of clothing.

Did a Georgia department store detain you for shoplifting?

Georgia department stores and other shopping locations are permitted to detain suspected shoplifters whom they believe pose a threat to the store under certain circumstances. Stores, for example, can apprehend and hold an individual they suspect of stealing until authorities arrive to assess the situation.

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