Sean Derek Gage’s Answers

Sean Derek Gage

Decatur Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. I am applying for a job & it asks about criminal history. How do I answer?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Jessica L. Burke
    2. Randall M. Lipshutz
    3. Sean Derek Gage
    3 lawyer answers

    I wouldn't try to sort through what legally fits the definition of the question on your application. Your potential employer won't care about semantics. Best to answer as candidly as possible and explain that the matter is unresolved and you anticipate that the charges will be dismissed.

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  2. Is there a statute of limitations on a dead docket cases in the state of Georgia?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. James Lawrence Yeargan Jr.
    2. Troy Windel Marsh Jr.
    3. David Edward Boyle
    4. Sean Derek Gage
    4 lawyer answers

    There is new statutory law that just became effective in July of this year that greatly helps people in your situation. The Code section is 35-3-37, and it involves the restriction of access to criminal history information, commonly called expungement. With the enactment of the new law came protections for those who's cases have been on the dead docket for 12 months or longer. In such cases, you may petition the Court in the county where the case in pending to restrict access to your...