Can I Be Arrested for Selling Delta 8 Products?

Yes. It is possible to get arrested for selling Delta-8 products, even though there may be a good argument that the product you are selling is lawful. The problem is that some law enforcement agencies are under the impression that any edible containing Delta-8 is not protected by the hemp exemption under the 2018 Farm…

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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: Most people probably know what a bond hearing is. It’s an opportunity for someone who’s been arrested and who’s being held in a jail to get out…

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Can I withdraw a guilty plea?

A person can try to withdraw a guilty plea, but there are important time limits. Many people call our firm and want to withdraw a guilty plea. Unfortunately, some people plead guilty without being fully informed by their lawyer of all the consequences of a guilty plea. Even more concerning, some people enter a guilty…

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Child pornography conviction reversed on appeal

Last month, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed a conviction for child pornography after holding that prosecutors did not present sufficient evidence at trial that Steven Lindley possessed child pornography. At the heart of the case was a computer tablet seized by law enforcement that contained images of child pornography. After law enforcement searched Lindley’s…

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Page Pate interviewed about Tex McIver murder trial

In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Page Pate discusses the verdict in the Tex McIver trial in Atlanta, Georgia. McIver, a former Buckhead attorney, was found guilty of felony murder in the September 2016 death of his wife. The verdict was reached on April 23, 2018, after five days of deliberations and despite the…

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