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The Three Ways to Commit Robbery in Georgia

You are facing a robbery conviction and you have questions. First, you are wondering if you can be charged with robbery if you didn’t use a weapon? Second, all you did was snatch the woman’s purse and ran. How can you be charged with robbery without using any force or making any threats? Third,...

When Can A Child Be Charged as an Adult?

While many cases involving juveniles are handled by the Juvenile Court system, there are some that are transferred to Superior Court where a child under the age of 17 can be tried as an adult. If you visit the Georgia Department of Corrections website, you can view the profiles of juveniles (both m...


Have You Been Charged with Identity Fraud in Georgia?

LifeLock. We have all seen the commercials, advertising their identify-theft protection services. “LifeLock looks for use of your personal information, and with proprietary technology, alerts you to a wide range of potential threats to your identity,” according to the company’s website. And, ...


Warrant Application Hearings in Georgia

We have all heard of warrants being issued: arrest warrants, search warrants and bench warrants. All issued by a legal or government official authorizing a body of law enforcement to arrest a person, search a person’s property or “administer justice” in some form or fashion. But, did you also...

Charged With Buying and Selling Body Parts in Georgia?

Human trafficking has become a global crisis. Each year, the number of missing young girls and boys continues to rise—kidnapped, abducted or lured away with promises of work in the entertainment business such as modeling or even promises of making money working as nannies for wealthy families. An...

Are You Facing Gambling Charges in Georgia??

Georgia has always been a conservative state with a history of cracking down on unregulated gambling activities. It is simply not a “gambling-friendly” state. There are still strict laws against gambling here in Georgia and it’s not always easy to distinguish between the illegal and legal gam...

Have You Been Charged with Burglary in Georgia?

Many states, including the state of Georgia, have amended their burglary laws. Traditionally, burglary in Georgia was defined as the breaking and entering into a dwelling at night with the intent to commit a felony therein. Today—whether night or day—a person can be charged and convicted of bur...



The Three Degrees of Arson

Whether a house fire or a wildfire, fires are either accidentally or intentionally set and as with every fire, people’s lives and property are at risk. Accidents happen; however, if someone intentionally sets a fire he or she could be charged with arson. In the state of Georgia, the crime of ...

Charged with Hazing?

Hazing—it’s a traditional part of the initiation process for many sororities and fraternities across university campuses in this country. New pledges who cross the line over into Greek life are subjected to outrageous hazing rituals. In college, I remember a friend of mine who pledged a fratern...

Distinguishing a “Terry Stop” from an Arrest

In the America we live in today, it is imperative that private citizens know their rights. The Fourth Amendment protects us “against unreasonable searches and seizures” and “no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause.” In order for the Fourth Amendment to be triggered, an encounter be...

Cyberstalking & Cyberbullying Laws in Georgia

We live in a world divided by states, countries and continents. Yet, we are all still connected by one thing—the Internet. I don’t think any of us could ever imagine a life without social media or the ability to electronically communicate with our family and friends. And, while the Internet has...


DUI Checkpoint Season is Upon Us

The holiday season is always filled with food, family and fun—and alcohol, which can result in serious legal issues if you make the decision to drink and drive and you just happen to stumble upon a DUI checkpoint. To some, DUI roadblocks and sobriety checkpoints are viewed as a trap by law enforc...

Hit& Run Accidents: What Does Georgia State Law Require?

Hit & Run Accidents: What Georgia State Law Requires? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal hit and run crashes are trending upwards. In Georgia this year, there have been a number of hit and run cases. On February 2, 2018, Anthony Lingoes was the victim of a...

No Hate Crime Laws In Georgia?

As experienced criminal defense lawyers in Georgia, we not only feel it’s our duty to keep you updated on specific offenses under Georgia law but, also, to keep you informed of other news related to the area of criminal law in general—such as why the state of Georgia has yet to pass hate-crime ...

Still Illegal: Physician-Assisted Suicide in Georgia

In the United States, there are only a handful of states that have legalized physician-assisted suicide—Georgia is not one of them. Those states include California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Vermont, Washington and Washington D.C. And, many people facing terminal illnesses believe it is their in...

About Attorney Michael Bixon

Michael Bixon is a life-long believer in making the best of any situation and looking forward to a bright future. He brings that same philosophy to his practice and focus in helping people facing insurmountable circumstances. For Michael, going out of his way for his clients, being available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and ensuring they receive just representation is the only way to operate his practice.

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