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Bushway Waystack - Different Types of Arrests, Part 3: Juvenile Arrest
Georgia law considers a juvenile as someone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday. Any minor who participates in illegal activity or violates the law can be punished by the court in various ways, including: Probation Counseling Fines Community Service Detention Offenses that Juveniles can Commit Children can be charged with two categories of…
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Bushway Waystack - Different Types of Arrests, Pt 2: Citizen’s Arrest
Taking the law into your own hands can appear heroic, noble, and good. Just look at vigilante heroes like Batman. In every movie or episode, bad guys perform criminal acts, the guy with no legal authority to intervene swoops in to save the day, and crowds cheer. Who wouldn’t want to experience the same for…
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Bushway Waystack - Different Types of Arrests, Part 1: Misdemeanors and Felony Arrests
Throughout the country, state and federal laws recognize a vast range of criminal activity. In Georgia, the courts break down criminal activity into three major categories: Infractions Misdemeanors Felonies Infractions are minor offenses that do not involve arrests, like traffic violations, littering, jaywalking, and more. However, crimes categorized as misdemeanors and felonies do commonly involve…
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Bushway Waystack - How Can Prescription Drugs Lead to Criminal Charges?
Possessing your own prescription drugs is not a crime in and of itself. The pharmaceutical system in America is designed to care for patients safely and legally when all parties participate properly. However, criminal charges can arise when prescription patients manage their medication illegally.  Individuals in legal possession of prescription drugs can face criminal charges…
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Bushway Waystack - Drug Trafficking vs. Drug Dealing
If you or a loved one has received a drug crime charge related to drug dealing or drug trafficking, you may wonder what the charges can entail. Drug dealing charges, officially called distribution charges, almost always apply to small-scale offenses, while drug trafficking is a large-scale offense. The substance and amount involved will affect the…
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