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.  

What Constitutes an Alibi in a Georgia Criminal Case?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a Georgia Criminal Defense Attorney, I try to write as frequently as I can on Georgia Criminal Defenses so as to provide my readers a better understanding of the law. Today, I will focus on the alibi defense and how it may apply in a criminal case in Georgia. This is not so that anyone can re...

The Defense of Mistake of Fact in Georgia

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer, I want everyone to be as aware of their rights and the defenses available to them should they ever be accused of committing a crime. There are many Georgia Criminal Defenses, and today, I will focus on the defense of mistake of fact. Mistake of Fact The Ge...

What is the Abandonment Defense in Georgia?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Georgia Criminal Defenses are mechanisms to defend people who have been accused of committing criminal offenses in Georgia. There are two different types of defenses.  First, there are negating defenses. An example of a negating defense is alibi in Georgia. A negating defense completely negates ...

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