• Lechuga v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-09-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Latasha Heflin, (Whitfield County Public Defender's Office), Dalton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Dixon Lackey, Herbert Poston, (Assistant District Attorney), Dalton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1536

    Court Affirms Sentence of Probation for Driver Who Refused to Display Driver, Rejecting Contention That Sentence Exceeded Statutory Maximum Where Driver Sought to Invoke Maximum for Lesser Offense Than Offense for Which He Pleaded Guilty

  • Franklin v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-08-28
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph Key, Kayci Timmons, (Miller & Key PA), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Julia Slater, Peter Hoffman, (Chattahocchee Judicial Circuit, Office of the District Attorney), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0608

    Court Rejects Laundry List of Meritless Arguments by Woman Who Held Adopted Daughter in Locked Shed in Which She Was Starved, Tortured, and Sexually Abused by the Woman and Her Husband, While Vacating Sentence to Correct Merger Errors

  • Blackwell v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-08-28
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lazanea Holley, (Law Office of LaZanea M. Holley, LLC), Newnan, for appellant.
    for defendant: Anne Allen, (Assistant District Attorney Coweta Judicial Circuit), Carrollton, David Parrish, Marietta, John Cranford, (Coweta Judicial Circuit), Newnan, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A0758

    Court reverses armed robbery and assault conviction due to improper admission of prior armed robbery arrest.