What happens at a bond hearing?

Attorney Page Pate explains what happens at a bond hearing and how someone can be released from jail pending trial in a serious criminal case.     TRANSCRIPT: What is a bond hearing? A bond hearing is a chance to get out of jail. In Georgia, if you’re arrested and charged with a crime, you…

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What should I do if I am being investigated for PPP fraud?

If you are being investigated for PPP fraud, the first step is to contact an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer to guide you through this process. Federal criminal prosecutions for fraud can carry serious penalties depending on the amount of money involved. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on PPP fraud by…

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Allegations of Misconduct in Arbery Case

ABC’s Good Morning America contacted Attorney Page Pate to discuss the Ahmaud Arbery case in Brunswick, Georgia. The interview focused on recent developments in this case and prior allegations of misconduct against the Glynn County Police Department and the Brunswick District Attorney’s Office. Page comments that he thinks “this particular department has always tried to…

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Ahmaud Arbery Case Leads to Murder Charges

Pate, Johnson & Church has been representing people charged in serious criminal cases in the State of Georgia for over 25 years. Attorney Page Pate, who is recognized as a legal analyst and a criminal defense lawyer, is often asked by the media to provide opinions and analysis of high-profile cases appearing in the news.…

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