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Seasoned Trial Lawyer Ready To Defend You

As a lifetime Georgia resident, William J. Godfrey wants his community to thrive. His criminal defense practice is dedicated to preserving the rights of all persons accused of a crime. He is an experienced trial lawyer who works with clients from beginning to end and places a high value on the process of taking cases before the jury.

Mr. Godfrey assists people who are trying to get their lives back on track. He helps those who are navigating through the process of applying for record restrictions, formerly known as expungements, or pardons for felonies.

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Experienced And Compassionate Legal Representation In Southern Georgia

Georgia updated its law regarding expungements, changing the term of the process to 'record restriction' on July 1, 2013.

In an effort to help those who are finding it difficult to find housing or employment due to criminal arrest records, Mr. Godfrey has been providing public information lectures at civic clubs and churches in southern Georgia about some changes in the law.

Mr. Godfrey also provides information and assistance regarding the process to apply for pardons for felonies in Georgia. Call or email him for further information.

Mr. Godfrey is licensed to practice law in the Middle District of Georgia Federal Court, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals and all superior courts in Georgia. He is married and attends Fifth Street Church of Christ with his wife and three children.