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Information regarding criminal defense cases in Savannah Georgia.

Driving with a Suspended License

Suspended License - Moody

I have seen some people do more time for driving on a suspended license in Georgia than they would have done for some felonies. Unless the driver gets his/her driver’s license in order, it becomes a revolving door of more suspensions, bigger fines and longer jail time with each offense.

Let’s take a look at a few of the common reasons leading to a suspended license.

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Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

Here in Georgia, we have what are called the “Seven Deadly Sins.” These are seven brutal crimes that result in some of the harshest punishments in the nation and can change your life forever.

The Seven Deadly Sins are:

Murder: Under O.C.G.A. § 16-5-1, A person unlawfully and with malice aforethought, either express or implied, causes the death of another human being.
Rape: Under…

Savannah DUI Attorney

Did you know that some first DUI convictions can suspend your driver’s license for one year without any hardship permit?

Domestic Violence Defense

Overview: While this office does not condone men ever using violence against women except in cases of self-defense, unfortunately many women knowingly abuse the various domestic violence laws to game the system. The law provided women with very little protection against domestic abuse 50 years ago. Now the pendulum has swung dramatically in the other direction, and now men are virtually…

Theft Crimes and other related Offenses

Overview: The surest way to destroy any future employment opportunities is to be convicted of any crime that alleges dishonesty. Some of the crimes that allege dishonesty are shoplifting, writing a bad check, theft, burglary and forgery. Even if the charge is classified as a misdemeanor, a conviction will kill a job applicant’s chances of getting hired for any meaningful job.
What can an…