Legal Blog: Probation
Firearms in Georgia: Carrying a Firearm in Your Vehicle
July 27, 2015
Most of us have very few interactions with the police. There may be an occasional traffic ticket or fender bender, but for the most part we know law enforcement officers are there if we need them. There have been several high profile incidents over the past few years involving the police. We hear about these Read More
Privacy Laws: What You Need to Know in Georgia
July 6, 2015
Privacy is something that has been in the news lately. Earlier this month, certain sections of The Patriot Act expired which had allowed the federal government and other law enforcement agencies the right to monitor communications and telephone records of millions of citizens. There are a number of other privacy rights and issues that could Read More
What is a First Appearance? How Can an Attorney Help Me?
June 30, 2015
First appearance is a preliminary court hearing you may experience if you have been arrested. It’s not, however, a mandatory hearing. If you are arrested for an offense, and bond out of jail within the first few hours, a first appearance will not occur. In Cobb County, Georgia, a first appearance is held twice a Read More
Do I Need An Attorney For The First Appearance In Court?
October 24, 2014
First appearance is a preliminary court hearing you may experience if you have been arrested. It’s not, however, a mandatory hearing. If you are arrested for an offense, and bond out of jail within the first few hours, first appearance will not occur. In Cobb County, first appearance is held twice daily, 365 days per Read More
What Can Happen If There Is A Warrant For Your Arrest
September 23, 2014
Arrest warrants can be issued in several ways. If you are arrested for a crime, whether it’s a felony or misdemeanor, the police officer will take you to jail. Afterwards, the officer will go before a judge and swear out a warrant. In other cases, an investigation may take place and a law enforcement officer Read More