Criminal Defense

Gavel and Handcuffs

If you have been arrested, indicted or are under investigation, you need a lawyer. The attorneys of Clark & Clark represent clients in State and Federal Court in criminal cases throughout the Metropolitan Atlanta Area and Northeast Georgia.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

The Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A) has several laws that are commonly referred to as “DUI” – driving under the influence. The most commonly accused violation is O.C.G.A. 40-6-391: Addresses driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other intoxicating substances; penalties for first, second and subsequent convictions; child endangerment.

DUI

assalt

Assault & Battery

The most common assault and battery accusation in Georgia is O.C.G.A. 16-5-20 – Simple assault. A simple assault involves either an

  • Attempt to commit a violent injury to a person or

  • An act which places a person in reasonable fear of immediately receiving a violent injury

Possession of a Controlled Substance

O.C.G.A. 16-13-30 is the law under which most GA drug possession cases are accused.
Schedule I narcotics have a sentencing range of 2 to 15 years and Schedule II narcotics have a range of 5 to 30 years.

DCF 1.0

burglary

Burglary

O.C.G.A. 16-7-1 defines burglary as the entry into a “dwelling house of another or any building, vehicle, railroad car, watercraft, or other such structure” without authority. First offenses have a sentencing range of 1 to 20 years with second offenses having a mandatory minimum of 5 years.

Misdemeanor Offenses

There has never been nor will there ever be a case too small to receive a full opportunity at justice.Attorney Nefertara Clark

  • Criminal Trespass

  • Disorderly Conduct

  • Loitering & Prowling

  • Obstruction of Justice

  • Shoplifting

  • Prostitution & Solicitation