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Forsyth County News

Man found not guilty of woman’s 2010 murder

October 2021

Attorney A.J. Richman successfully defended a man who was accused of murder, two counts of felony murder, two counts of burglary, aggravated sodomy and aggravated sexual battery. Mr. Richman's client was found guilty on only one charge of burglary and was cleared of the other charges.

WSBTV Channel 2

Parent of 18-year-old who died in jail desperate to know what happened

June 2020

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led to the death of a teen in the Dawson County jail. Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik talked to Jonathan Sanford’s parents, who are devastated at the loss of their son and said they just want answers. Sandford's parents described the 18-year-old as a typical teenager, a recent high school graduate looking forward to a fun summer with friends.

The Georgia Defender

GACDL Lawyer of the Week Overview

April 2020

AJ Richman is the co-chair of the Legislative Committee for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. It is the largest formal organization of criminal defense lawyers in Georgia. He was recently featured as their Lawyer of the Week at the Georgia State Capitol where he lobbied for issues related to criminal defense.

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'We're Trying Something New Here Today': How Courts Are Staying Connected in the Coronavirus Crisis

March 2020

Attorney A.J. Richman practices social distancing while joining a Zoom call with the president of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lawrence Zimmerman, and Judge Robert McBurney. The Georgia courts are trying their best at staying connected during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Forsyth County News

Forsyth County deputy fired after domestic violence arrest

December 2019

Attorney A.J. Richman defense 16-year veteran police officer of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office accused of domestic violence.

WSBTV Channel 2

Officer quits after a controversial traffic stop involving a grandmother

May 2018

A decorated Alpharetta police officer and a former military officer were accused of excessive force during a traffic stop. As of April 4, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Alpharetta Police Department cleared him of excessive force. The case still remains open, but AJ Richman believes all charges will soon be dismissed.

Daily Mail

Married mom-of-two, 48, walks hand-in-hand with her husband as she turns herself in on charges of child molestation and statutory rape

May 2016

Charges reduced for Forsyth County mom accused of aggravated child molestation and other sex crimes.

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