The Department of Justice estimates that more than 1.7 million American children currently have a parent in prison, many of whom witnessed their parent’s arrest. Just recently, a viral video showed a Florida toddler walking towards police officers with her hands up while her father was being detained by police. This has many debating; how do we protect children during such a scary time?
According to the American Bar Association, there are nearly 33,000 lawyers practicing in the state of Georgia. As with any profession, not all lawyers are created equally and many simply aren’t the right fit for your particular case. If getting arrested and charged with a crime isn’t stressful enough, finding the right criminal defense attorney can feel overwhelming. So, how do you go about making this incredibly important decision?