What We Do Athens Georgia
Victoria Smith Law is a boutique law firm in Athens Georgia specializing in parole and postconviction matters with decades of combined experience.
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Why Choose Us Athens Georgia
(3 days ago) Having spent my entire career practicing law in the area of parole and postconviction criminal defense, I enjoy strategizing ways to get clients out of prison, solving problems encountered by incarcerated clients while they are imprisoned, and assisting clients already released from confinement clear the hurdles created by their convictions.
Collateral Attacks Athens Georgia
(9 days ago) Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §5-5-41 and caselaw precedent, a conviction may be challenged via an extraordinary motion for new trial if it can be shown, among other things, that newly discovered evidence has come to the defendant’s knowledge since the time of trial; that it was not owing to the want of due diligence that the evidence was not acquired sooner by the defendant; that the …
Modification and Correction of Sentences
(1 days ago) 06. Modification and Correction of Sentences. By statute, a sentencing court retains authority over the probationary portion of a sentence for the duration of the sentence and can modify it at any time. Regarding the custodial portion of a sentence (the part that is served in prison or on parole), a sentencing court retains the authority and
Parole & Probation Supervision Issues
(6 days ago) 03. Parole and Probation Supervision Issues. Effective July 1, 2015, the newly created Georgia Department of Community Supervision took over community supervision of parolees from the Parole Board, probationers from the Georgia Department of Corrections, and Class A and B juveniles from the Department of Juvenile Justice.