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.  

Suspect Accused of Raping and Attacking Georgia Woman

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

A middle aged man has been arrested this past week for allegedly raping, sodomizing, and attacking a woman. The victim has suffered what has been described as severe significant nerve and spinal cord damage. In today's post, and as a Georgia Sex Crimes Lawyer, I will outline the law behind one ...

Local Man Accused of Groping Minor in Georgia

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

According to reports out of Gwinnett County, police are searching for a suspect who has been accused of inappropriately touching a young girl in a retail store in Sugarloaf Mills. The victim reported that the man rubbed his crotch area against her as she was kneeling down to look at an item in t...

University of Georgia Student Reports Rape

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

A woman in her early twenties reported a rape in downtown Athens this past weekend. The victim, a student at the University of Georgia, said that thee attacked occurred in the early hours of the morning near the intersection of Dearing and Church. As a Georgia Sex Crimes Attorney, I will outlin...

Local Georgia Man Arrested for Exploiting Teenager

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

According to reports, a man from Bartow County has been arrested for allegedly arranging to meet up with a fourteen year old girl for sexual intercourse. The man, who is in his mid-fifties, is facing several different charges including attempt to commit child molestation. As a Georgia Sex Crime...

Wanted Gang Member Arrested in Georgia

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Georgia authorities have arrested an alleged gang member on methamphetamine trafficking charges. He has been sought on several different felony warrants in many different jurisdictions in Georgia as well as Tennessee. As a Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer, I will outline the offenses coordinated ...

Former Georgia Deputy Arrested on Felony Drug Charges

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

According to reports out of Monroe County, a former deputy has been arrested on felony drug charges. No details have been released so far as what kind of narcotics he was accused of possessing and intending to distribute, however, as a Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer, I will outline the law behi...

Georgia Man Arrested for Molesting Child Ten Years Ago

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

A local Powder Springs man was arrested this past week after allegedly molesting a child over a decade ago. He is facing charges after being accused of performing indecent acts on a 12-year-old girl. As a Georgia Sex Crimes Lawyer, I will outline the law behind child molestation in today's post...

Alleged Kidnapper Still Sought After by Georgia Police

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

The victim of an attempted kidnapping reported to police that a man grabbed her and attempted to get her to come with him. He was walking past her on the sidewalk when he grabbed her wrist and repeatedly demanded that she came with him. As a Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer, I will outline the l...

Georgia Police Investigating Possible Homicide

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

According to reports out of Chattooga County, officers are investigating what initially seemed to be a domestic dispute at a local residence. They have now started a full-fledged homicide investigation after discovering the body of a man inside the home. As a Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer, I w...

Teenage House Party Ends in Gunfire in Georgia

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shocking reports out of Cobb County when a house party full of teenagers at an apartment ended with four gunshot wounds to four different teenage guests. There were about thirty people inside of one apartment unit when shots were fired. Police are still searching for suspects and any answers. A...

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