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Lower Federal Sentences in 2019

By Law Offices of Steven P. Berne |

The First Step Act is becoming a reality. Essentially, the bill will allow thousands of people to earn an earlier release from prison and could cut many more prison sentences in the future. Here are the major provisions of the First Step Act: The bill will make retroactive the reforms enacted by the Fair… Read More »

What Are a Person’s Rights When They’re Accused of a Crime?

By Law Offices of Steven P. Berne |

The U.S. Constitution guarantees some very basic rights to any citizen who is accused of a crime. The biggest right of all is the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. In other words, until and unless it can be proven without any doubt that you committed a crime, you will be considered… Read More »

Can My Criminal Record be Restricted if I Pled Guilty Under the Conditional Discharge Act?

By Law Offices of Steven P. Berne |

Recently, Georgia law changed in regards to the ability of other persons to discover whether you pleaded guilty to a first offense charge. That change leads to the question, “Can my criminal record be restricted if I pled guilty under the Conditional Discharge Act?” Under the Conditional Discharge Act (O.C.G.A § 16-13-2) certain first… Read More »

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Law Offices of Steven P. Berne is located in Atlanta, and serves clients in federal courts throughout the United States and all Georgia cities and counties, including in and around Decatur, Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Brookhaven, Stone Mountain, Tucker, Smyrna, Jonesboro, Marietta, Mableton, Forest Park, Duluth, Norcross, Austell, Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, Dekalb County, Douglas County, Fayette County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County and Rockdale County.

Law Offices of Steven P. Berne

1441 Dunwoody Village Parkway, Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30338


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