Don’t Get Accused of Shoplifting this Black Friday

Don’t Get Accused of Shoplifting this Black Friday

If you are braving the crowds (and COVID-19 risks) to go shopping on Black Friday 2020, don’t take any steps that would cause you to be accused of shoplifting; and definitely don’t make the decision to shoplift. Retailers are on extra high alert during these busy...
What is an Arraignment?

What is an Arraignment?

What is an Arraignment? Many people who are new to the criminal or juvenile court systems ask the question: “What is an arraignment?” To understand what to expect at an arraignment, you need to understand the legal purpose as well as what practically...
Are you an adult at 17 in Georgia?

Are you an adult at 17 in Georgia?

Many parents ask us why their 17 year old is being charged as an adult.  Under current Georgia law, anyone charged with a crime at 17 years old is prosecuted as an adult.  Georgia is 1 of 3 states that still prosecutors all 17-year-olds as adults.  If the crime is...

How to bail someone out of jail

The key steps to bail someone out of jail The three basic steps for how to bail someone out of jail are: Figure out the bail amount. Choose the type of bail or bond your are going to use (cash, property, or professional bonding company). Post the bond with the jail to...
Failure to Appear

Failure to Appear

Missing a court date will put your case in Failure to Appear status, which can then lead to a license suspension and additional fees. And sometimes it’s due to a mistake and not even your fault. Many times the court dates listed on your bond paperwork and your...