Georgia Child Molestation

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Our Firm Helps Client Get a New Trial to Fight False Accusations of Child Molestation

February 7, 2016
On January 15, 2016, a Newton County judge reversed the convictions against our client and granted him a new trial. Our client (who has asked that we not use his name while the case is pending) had previously been convicted of rape, aggravated sexual battery, incest and multiple counts of child molestation. A lawyer who is […]

Challenging Forensic Interviews in Georgia Child Molestation Cases

July 19, 2013
The forensic interview in a child molestation case is often a central piece of evidence at the criminal jury trial. How a criminal defense attorney handles the forensic interview can mean the difference between a severe mandatory minimum sentence and a full acquittal and vindication. Most child molestation cases begin with what is called an […]

“Not Guilty” Verdicts for Our Client Who Was Falsely Accused of Child Molestation and Rape Charges

November 1, 2012
Yesterday, a jury in Clayton County, Georgia returned “not guilty” verdicts on all seven counts of an indictment charging our client with child molestation, rape, aggravated sexual battery and other charges.  Our client, a local businessman, had been falsely accused by a teenager of serious sex crimes.  We thoroughly investigated the case and found that […]

Page Pate Wins New Trial for Client Convicted of Sex Offense Charge

August 1, 2012
Earlier this week, our firm won a Motion for New Trial for a client who had been convicted of child molestation in Clayton County, Georgia over a year ago. The client hired us after losing his first trial and being sentenced to 15 years with 7 years to serve in prison. We were able to […]

Child pornography arrests skyrocket as penalties grow harsher

February 17, 2011
In the past five years, the number of prosecutions for child pornography has increased by nearly 40 percent as the sentences doled out by judges have become more severe. In recent years, however, many legal scholars and some judges have begun to question the wisdom of such harsh sentences. The dramatic upswing in cases began […]

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