The Act prohibits providers of legal services from advertising in an untrue, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading manner. The Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs is authorized to investigate such advertising and may issue public reprimands and cease and desist orders. The Act requires that notice and a hearing be provided to the accused. The Act also provides a remedy for affected persons. The Act provides that a violator of a cease and desist order issued pursuant to the Act is guilty of a misdemeanor.
P. C. Law,
COMMERCE AND TRADE Selling and Other Trade Practices: Prohibit False Advertising Regarding Legal Services,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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