Student life can be one of the most rewarding and memorable phases of a person's life. But it also poses many challenges, difficulties, and concerns. Juggling studies, a social life, work, budgeting, and more, isn't easy, especially for young students who have just moved away from home and are getting used to being more responsible and independent.
Conflicts with fellow students or instructors, the pressure to fit in and behave as others do, or the stress of attaining academic excellence, can cause behavioral and emotional issues. This can lead to trouble with school or college authorities, who, in their keenness to uphold rules, can sometimes act unfairly or harshly towards students.
Students face issues and concerns frequently, and a single case of conflict or disciplinary action can have an adverse effect on a student's entire academic record. The best course of action if you or your student are facing issues involving education law is to retain an attorney-advisor who can help you navigate the tricky rules and regulations of your college and attain a positive outcome. Joseph D. Lento has more than 20 years of experience in student defense and education law. He and the Lento Law Firm team can provide winning student defense services and help protect your student's rights anywhere in the Augusta metropolitan area.
Augusta-Richmond County, or Augusta, is a consolidated city-county and is the third largest city in Georgia, after Atlanta and Columbus. It has a population of 611,000 and an area of 306 square miles and lies on the central-eastern border of Georgia, across the Savannah River. The Augusta metropolitan area, lying on the border between Georgia and South Carolina, includes the counties of Richmond, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, Wilkes, Warren, Jefferson, Jenkins, and Screven in Georgia, and Aiken, Edgefield, McCormick, Barnwell, Bamberg, and Allendale in South Carolina. The area is home to some of the