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Over the years, the discussion of whether sex trafficking increased in cities during the Super Bowl shows that people are of two minds. Some believe that the incidents of sex trafficking are no worse than any other time of the year in cities that host the big game while others say the incidents do increase.

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If you receive stolen property, you could be charged with theft by receiving under Georgia law. You must have known or had a suspicion that the property was stolen in order to be charged. Additionally, if you dispose of or keep property you know is stolen, you may also be charged with theft by receiving.

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The police know that many are out celebrating, so they patrol the streets more, especially streets located near bars and pubs, and common routes from one end of town to the other. The best way to avoid a DUI is to just stay home, but that is not always as fun as going out.

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The holidays are always a special time to reflect on the year we’ve had, the challenges we’ve overcome, the great things we’ve accomplished, and the exciting things to come in 2019.

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Georgia is a “Stand Your Ground” state. This means that under certain circumstances, one is able to shoot a trespasser. However, one must feel that their life is in imminent danger.

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If you are even involved in a hit and run situation, your first reaction is to probably remain there in disbelief – if you are not hurt too badly. However, you can help catch the hit and run driver if you take note of what is happening immediately.

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Criminal trespass has several definitions. In order to be convicted of criminal trespass, your actions have to meet certain requirements. You could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. If the property damage alleged exceeds $500.00, you could be charged with a felony offense.

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If you are in an accident in Georgia and leave the scene, you have committed a “specific intent” crime. Leaving the scene of an accident is one of the more serious traffic offense in Georgia and, thus, the penalties can be quite severe.

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Sometimes people make serious mistakes which negatively affect their lives. Pleading guilty to even a minor crime could have long-lasting consequences. In Georgia, the First Offender Act offers those who enter a plea of guilty in a criminal case a way in which to keep the offense off of the person’s permanent criminal history.

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