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Winning Appeals Across Georgia

Ben has handled every type of postconviction proceeding around the State of Georgia. Some of the results he has obtained as a Georgia Criminal Appeals Lawyer and Georgia Sex Offender Registry Removal Lawyer are briefly described below, some with links to the published appellate opinions. 

McNair v. State -- unanimous ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court that traffic statute unconstitutionally vague, conviction reversed

Robinson v. State -- rape convictions vacated after trial court erroneously admitted evidence of defendant's prior convictions

Sosebee v. State -- denial of motion to suppress reversed, and gun involved in shooting ruled inadmissible at murder trial

Stone v. State -- reversal of conviction and 20 year prison sentence for aggravated assault based on a violation of the defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel

State v. Stone -- affirmance of trial court's ruling that illegally obtained confession was inadmissible at trial based on the law of the case rule

Jones v. State -- illegal sentence vacated

Hoosline v. State -- illegal resentencing of first offender probationer vacated

Leitch v. Fleming -- reversal of judgment against magistrate judges who excluded hearsay from probable cause hearings

Mays v. State -- denial of motion to suppress statements reversed

Royster v. State -- denial of petition for removal from sex offender registry vacated after discretionary application granted

Heitkamp v. State -- interlocutory application granted

Almeda v. State -- discretionary application granted

State v. U.K. -- granting of new trial where defendant was serving 25 years without parole, and negotiation of new sentence of 3 years to serve

State v. P.L. -- granting of new trial where State failed to prove venue beyond a reasonable doubt, and subsequent dismissal of the case

State v. W.D. -- new trial granted based on trial lawyer providing ineffective assistance of counsel

State v. T.D. -- vacating of 15 year sentence without parole, and negotiation of new sentence of 7 years with parole eligibility

State v. G.R. -- reduction in sentence from two years to serve to six months to serve

In re S.M. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re R.B. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re A.W. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re A.T. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re D.S. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re L.Y. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re D.N. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re D.J. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re C.G. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re B.T. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re A.C. -- released from the sex offender registry

In re C.M. -- released from the sex offender registry

State v. C.G. -- probation modification

State v. T.M. -- probation modification

State v. M.C. -- probation modification

State v. J.K. -- probation modification

State v. C.G. -- early termination of probation

State v. R.B. -- early termination of probation

State v. T.M. -- early termination of probation

Contact a Georgia Criminal Appeals Attorney or Georgia Sex Offender Registry Release Attorney today for a private, free consultation regarding your case and what options you may have. 

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