Georgia Criminal Defense Blog

Welcome to the Georgia Criminal Defense Information Blog

Criminal defense encompasses a wide range of crimes from petty theft to white collar crime to sex trafficking. The laws surrounding these categories are ever-changing and with new cases becoming decided every day that affect the current rules, it can be difficult to stay on top of everything. 

That is why Richard Lawson has established this blog; to keep you informed on the most recent changes in criminal defense law and criminal defense related news. Our goal is to keep the public information about the latest news and legal decisions. Oftentimes the changes in criminal law can be so subtle that the public doesn't even notice how it will affect them or they can't understand the legal jargon. We will provide with the breakdown of how new laws directly affect you! Furthermore, if you have any questions, please comment on the blog post and someone will respond to you shortly. Our blog and website are updated daily so you will have the most recent decisions available to you. All of our articles are written by Georgia Criminal Defense Attorneys that work for our firm or affiliates.

Knowledge is power and this blog is designed to help give you the knowledge to navigate the criminal justice system. Our goal is for you to be as informed as possible on crimes, legal news, and what defenses apply to your case in order for you to successful. Please let us know if we can be of assistance in any way and take advantage of all the resources we have on our website.

If you have any questions or feel like you need more information about a criminal law topic, please reach out to us. We feel that it is up the upmost importance that you learn about the laws in Georgia and more importantly, that you understand them. After reading through our blogs, please browse through our all inclusive list of crimes in Georgia. There you will find recent case law, how to best defend against each crime, and a detailed explanation of what exactly the statute is saying.  

Focus on Pretrial Diversion Programs in Georgia

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting arrested is one of the most stressful and overwhelming experiences. Most people are unaware of their options and need the help of knowledgable representation. If you or a loved one has been arrested, contact an Atlanta Criminal Lawyer. We have over fifty years of combined experience and c...

Man Shot Near University Campus in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Both Clarke University and Morehouse College in Atlanta have experienced high amounts of crime reports in the past few months. Last week, as an Atlanta Criminal Attorney, I covered a story about multiple carjacking reports on Morehouse College campus.  On Friday evening, a man drove up to the se...

Atlanta Youth Pastor Accused of Stealing $20,000

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

William Townsend, a youth pastor as well as an office manager, was arrested for allegedly stealing $20,000 in rent money from tenants at the Greenwood at Marketplace Apartments. According to reports, he stole money from tenants' accounts by altering money orders so the money went to him instead o...

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