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Georgia Sex Offender Registration and the “72-Hour” Rule

By Hawkins Spizman |

In Georgia, a sex crimes conviction will follow you long after you serve any prison sentence. Every state has certain requirements for people convicted of specified sex offenses to register as “sex offenders.” Under Georgia law, just about anyone convicted of a “dangerous sexual offense” in any state must register if they live in… Read More »

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Is the Accuser’s Testimony Enough to Convict a Person of Rape in Georgia?

By Hawkins Spizman |

When it comes to felony sex crimes like rape, there are still some misconceptions about what Georgia law requires for a conviction. For instance, some people still assume that a jury cannot convict a defendant of rape based solely on the alleged victim’s testimony. That is not true. Another myth is that a jury… Read More »

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5 Common Defenses Used in Sexual Assault Cases

By Hawkins Spizman |

Sexual assault cases are complex and delicate, and they require deep knowledge of criminal law, sexual boundaries, and human psychology. If you are facing a sexual assault charge, you need to explore all your legal options and possible defenses with a skilled lawyer who specializes in these cases. If you are facing sexual assault… Read More »

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What Happens If You Fail To Register As A Sex Offender In Georgia?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Navigating life as a convicted sex offender is undoubtedly challenging, especially when considering the various rules and regulations one must adhere to upon release. One of the most critical mandates for sex offenders is to register their status in their resident state. Failure to register can result in severe ramifications. If you want to… Read More »

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The Age Of Consent In Georgia And Statutory Rape

By Hawkins Spizman |

Age matters when it comes to engaging in lawful sexual activity. Across the country, each state has its own individual laws about who can legally consent to engage in sexual activity. In Georgia, there are different rules for various ages and life situations but as a general rule, if a male or female is… Read More »

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