Legal Blog: General Firm Information
Award Given for Community Service
July 22, 2016
On July 21st, 2016, at the Acworth Business Association luncheon, the Acworth Downtown Development Authority presented Jay Thomas of Silverbach Law with a community service award. Jay was given the award for helping promote the Acworth Police by raising awareness of the city of Acworth’s Police Department’s outstanding service. Jay, with the support of Silverbach Read More
Can I Just Use a Court Appointed Attorney?
October 28, 2015
If you are a fan of television police dramas like “Law & Order” or “NYPD Blue” you have heard the Miranda warning read to countless suspects. You have heard all about the right to remain silent and the right to have an attorney. There’s also that important line that says “If you can’t afford an Read More
Show Your Support for the Acworth Police Department!
October 5, 2015
The 11th Annual Taste of Acworth will take place in the Historic District on Main Street, Saturday, October 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth sponsor this popular event every year that benefits numerous local schools and charities in our community. Be sure to mark your calendars and Read More
Going to Court? Don’t Go Alone…Take an Attorney With You!
September 29, 2015
The wheels of justice don’t always turn quickly. If you have experience navigating the legal system, chances are you discovered things move very slowly. The best way to expedite a journey through the courts, whether it is a criminal or civil case, is to have a knowledgeable attorney working for you. The attorneys at The Read More
Do You Get Your Legal Advice Online? Nothing Beats a Personal Consultation!
September 10, 2015
We live in a world driven by technology. You can do just about anything online, now. You can shop, take college classes, see a doctor “online”, and even pay traffic citations from the comfort of your computer. Many people are now even able to work from home. Over the past few years a number of Read More
Crime Rises in the Summertime. Here are Some Easy Tips to Stay Safe!
August 7, 2015
In Georgia, the summer months bring lots of activities to choose from. Summer is a great time for heading to the lake, spending the day at a local amusement park or just lounging by the pool. Fun isn’t the only thing that happens during the summer. Local police departments usually see an increase in crimes Read More
Are Local Law Enforcement Still On Your Side?
June 3, 2015
Over the past several months there have been a number of highly publicized incidents involving the police and citizens. Some of those incidents have received a great deal of media attention and public scrutiny. The reality is, law enforcement personnel have contact with citizens every day and it isn’t on the news. That’s because nothing Read More
Medical Marijuana Is Now Legalized in Georgia
April 22, 2015
Last Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state. The new law specifically legalizes the use of cannabis oil to treat a list of illnesses and conditions. Cannabis oil contains high levels of THC, which is the component of marijuana that produces the “high.” There will be an application Read More
Don’t Go To Court Alone!
April 7, 2015
A courtroom can be an intimidating place. The judge, prosecutor (or solicitor if you’re in State Court), and jury may all play a role in determining a defendant’s fate. A person could be facing a fine or possibly even jail time when entering the courtroom. If you have an upcoming court appearance, you shouldn’t face Read More
Are You Facing A Lawsuit? This May Answer a Few Questions…
April 3, 2015
A lawsuit can be a very scary thing. If you are being sued, you undoubtedly have a number of questions and concerns. If you lose a lawsuit, or have a judgment against you, your finances and family could be affected for years to come. Generally, there are three basic types of lawsuits. Those are: Read More