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Can I Get Off Georgia’s Sex Offender Registry?

August 10, 2011
Yes, it is possible to get off Georgia’s Sex Offender Registry. Our firm has helped dozens of people get their name removed from this list so they can get back to their lives without the unnecessary burdens placed on them by restrictive and inflexible sex offender laws. It’s not automatic or easy, and it certainly […]

Chatham County Deacon Awarded $125,000 for False Accusations by Pastor

August 6, 2011
On February 8, 2011, a Chatham County jury found in favor of a church deacon who claimed he was defamed by the visiting pastor of his church. After one and a half hours of deliberation, the jury awarded the plaintiff $125,000 for damage to his reputation and emotional distress. Edward Heyward was accused of theft […]

Housing Authority Must Pay $1.5 Million to Family of Murder Victim

August 6, 2011
In October 2011, a Newton County jury found the Covington Housing Authority 90% at fault for the 2006 shooting death of twenty-year-old Tammara “Erica” Reed after it leased a housing unit to Reed’s murderer despite his criminal record. The jury awarded Newton’s minor children $1.5 million, half for the full value of her life and […]




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