Filing a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus in the State of Georgia


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Habeas Corpus

Located in Atlanta, Michael Kennedy McIntyre & Associates is a respected law firm that focuses on representing clients after conviction and finding strategic pathways toward release from incarceration. The Michael Kennedy McIntyre & Associates team is well versed in Georgia cases involving habeas corpus petitions. By filing a petition for writ of habeas corpus an individual is claiming that their incarceration is not constitutional. Claims that can result in conviction and sentence relief include prosecutorial misconduct and ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Habeas corpus cases are complex and demanding, and require investigation and a thorough evaluation of the prospects of a successful result. Filing a petition for writ of habeas corpus must be done within the statute of limitations, which makes it imperative to start the process as soon as possible. In the vast majority of cases, there is only a single opportunity to file such a petition.