Frequently Asked Questions About Our Criminal Defense Practice
We welcome inquiries from potential clients facing serious criminal charges. For an overview of the types of cases we handle and our clients’ common concerns, read on.
What Kinds Of Cases Do We Take?
Our clients come to us for help with their high-stakes felony charges, including murder charges, sex crime charges and drug trafficking charges. Our firm is equipped to advocate for Georgia residents who are facing jail time and other serious consequences in complex, high-stakes criminal law cases.
Does Your Case Have To Go To Trial?
While most criminal cases are resolved in the pretrial phase, we prepare every case for a possible trial because that is a proven way to position each client for the most favorable outcome achievable. Jody D. Peterman is a trial lawyer who has represented the accused and injured in more than 100 jury trials. He is an aggressive, strategic and fierce litigator with a long record of success, including the reduction and dismissal of serious felony charges.
What Should You Do If You Are Arrested Or Under Investigation?
Exercise your right to remain silent. Police and investigators are trained to get you to say things that can be used to convict you. Before you do anything else, get a lawyer’s counsel. Let the police know you want to contact an attorney and call us.
What Kinds Of Defense Strategies May Be Available?
Every case has its own set of facts and allegations. Defense strategies may include questions of illegal search and seizure, unreliable eyewitness testimony, false allegations, mistaken identity, police misconduct, procedural errors by police and prosecutors, and overcharging. We can review the facts of your case to determine the most effective strategy for protecting your rights and freedom.
What Steps Should You Take After A Major Criminal Arrest?
If your criminal matter carries high stakes, possibly including lengthy imprisonment, you have no time to waste. The best way to develop an effective strategy and defense theory for your serious criminal case is to contact Jody D. Peterman, LLC, immediately. We will advise you on what to do if you are arrested. Call 229-588-2608 or send an email inquiry.