Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Georgia Hit and Run Laws

Under 40-6-270, Georgia hit and run laws, leaving the scene of an accident without a valid reason can be a felony or misdemeanor. In addition, upon conviction, the state may suspend or revoke your driver’s license. Quick take: An accident escalates into a felony or misdemeanor if the driver flees the scene. You have a … Read more

Georgia Sexting Laws

Georgia Sexting Laws

According to Georgia sexting laws, sending and receiving intimate photos or videos is a felony or misdemeanor if the sender and receiver are below 18. Also, adult/minor sexting is illegal. Here is why: Quick take: Sending and receiving sexually explicit photos and videos amongst minors is a punishable offense. Taking reasonable steps to report or … Read more

Georgia Whistleblower Laws

State laws of Georgia as they apply to whistleblowers

A Summary of Georgia Whistleblower Laws The state of Georgia is among the few states which strictly follow the employment-at-will doctrine. Also, Georgia does not have a public policy. This means employees in Georgia can be discharged for any reason, even if the reason violates public policy. However, the state has several statutory protections that … Read more

Georgia Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply in the state of Georgia

Georgia Lemon Laws Georgia’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after a reasonable number of valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the … Read more

Georgia Child Support Laws

Georgia Laws as they relate to Child Support

Everything you need to know about Child Support Laws in Georgia. Updated 2021. In 2018, modifications were made to Georgia child support guidelines with the hope that the new laws would improve the perception of fairness. In the past, the state of Georgia calculated child support based solely on the income of the non-custodial parent, … Read more

Georgia Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations GA- Summary Georgia’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Georgia Recording Laws

Recording Laws of Georgia

Georgia Recording Law Summary: Is Georgia a One Party Consent State? Georgia recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Georgia it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or disclose communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking part … Read more