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CLIENT ACCUSED OF MURDER RELEASED ON BOND

March 22, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on CLIENT ACCUSED OF MURDER RELEASED ON BOND

We have been retained to represent a tremendously well respected citizen here in Fayette County. The case involves a very prominent family. Our client has been accused of murder involving a confrontation with his nephew. We believe that it is a clear case of self defense. We have been successful in having him released on […]

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Great Week

February 19, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Great Week

Great week for the firm. We have finished the relocation of our office. We love the new building. We were successful in getting a drug trafficking case dismissed after a two year battle. We were successful in getting another drug trafficking case reduced to a misdemeanor and client walked out of the courtroom with twelve […]

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Justice Antonin Scalia

February 15, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Justice Antonin Scalia

We disagreed with many of the opinions written by Justice Scalia, but no one can doubt that he was a brilliant jurist and believe it or not he was in many ways a friend of those accused of crimes. He was a great supporter of the 4th Amendment regarding illegal searches and seizures and was […]

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Office Relocation

February 11, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Office Relocation

Effective February 1, 2016 we have relocated our office to 195 N. Jeff Davis Drive, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214. Excited about moving into a newly renovated old home in downtown Fayetteville.

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Great result and a very happy Client!

April 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Great result and a very happy Client!

Went into court this morning with a client charged with DUI, Interfering with Police and Disorderly Conduct. Client was employed as an air traffic controller. He has maintained his innocence of the DUI from day one and admits to a confrontation with police after his arrest for DUI. We were retained in September, 2014 and […]

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GAMBLING BUST

March 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on GAMBLING BUST

The recent raid on a pizza restaurant in Alpharetta because some folks were engaged in joining in a March Madness bracket game shows the disparity in the law and the lack of equal protection under the law. The spokesman for the police said that this raid was warranted because there was a lot of money […]

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God Speed, John Beall

April 03, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on God Speed, John Beall

In the early 1990’s there was a huge upswing in the number of murder cases in Georgia in which the District Attorney was seeking the ultimate penalty of death. It was never more true than in Clayton County. It went from a rare instance in which the State sought the death penalty to a time […]

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Road Block laws

November 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Road Block laws

The Georgia appellate courts have recently rendered two new opinions regarding police road block or check point cases. These cases greatly improve the chances of successfully defending any criminal charges as a result of being stopped at one of these check points. If you have been charged with any criminal offense, whether it be a […]

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Death Penalty

November 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Death Penalty

I have probably handled more cases in which the state was seeking the death penalty than any other lawyer on the south side of metropolitan Atlanta. It was with great interest that I read that former President Jimmy Carter has now decided that the imposition of the death penalty should be abolished in this country. […]

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Another RICO victory

November 04, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Another RICO victory

The Martin Law Firm was recently able to conclude another RICO (Racketeering) case for a client. Our client was accused of a violation of Georgia’s RICO statute involving gambling charges and was facing twenty years in prison and forfeiture of all of their assets. After two years of litigation and fighting the case, we were […]

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