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What factors aggravate a battery charge?

The Georgia Code defines battery as an offense a person commits when they make physical contact with another to provoke or harm them. In Georgia, the crime of battery is a misdemeanor, but it can become a felony under certain circumstances. The penalties of battery...

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Warrants and hot pursuit in Georgia

As a resident of the United States, you should know that you have constitutional rights that no one can trample upon, not even police officers. One of your most fundamental rights, the Fourth Amendment, protects you from unreasonable searches, pursuits, seizures, or...

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Cobb County launches Second Chance Desk

A joint effort between the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office and other agencies will be available to help people who are trying to get their arrest or criminal records restricted from public access. The idea behind the initiative is to give non-violent offenders...

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