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THEFT BY TAKING & THEFT BY DECEPTION IN GEORGIA

THEFT BY TAKING There are several different kinds of theft offenses under Georgia law and each has different elements that need to be proven by the State’s Attorney to get a conviction. Such offenses include: theft by shoplifting, theft of services, theft by conversion, theft by extortion and theft of lost or mi...


Is Your Loved One Eligible for a Work-Release Program?

Work-Release Program Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated in Georgia? Is their jail sentence nearing an end? Are they being considered for parole? Maybe they have six months or so left to serve. If so, your loved one may be eligible for a work-release program, which is different than a prison work program. A wor...


Jackson-Denno Hearings

jackson denno “A defendant has a constitutional right to a fair hearing and reliable determination of the voluntariness of a confession, not influenced by its truth or falsity.” Jackson v. Denno, 378 U. S. 376-377 (1964). FACTS OF THE CASE In June of 1960, Nathan Jackson and Nora Elliot entered a Bro...

Electronic Surveillance: Wiretaps, Warrants & Defenses

electronic surveillance For most of us, when the “government” and “wiretapping” are mentioned in the same sentence, a couple of individual comes to mind—J. Edgar Hoover being one of them (Nixon, the other). We have all heard about “Hoover’s Secret Files” and numerous illegal microphones and wiretaps that H...

Theft of Services in Georgia

theft of services Remember your teenage and college days? The days when you or your peers made downright stupid decisions and that—if caught—could have landed you in handcuffs. I remember being in college and hanging out at the local midnight diner. One night, a group of other college students were sitting next ...




Criminal Charges for Bail Jumping in Georgia?

bail jumping If you were arrested and made bail but failed to appear in court, you could be facing a bail jumping charge for violating the conditions of your bail. But, maybe you simply just missed your court date or maybe your absence from court was due to circumstances beyond your control. If you are question...

Georgia Laws on Carrying and Possession of Firearms

possession of firearms The state of Georgia has various gun licensing requirements. Such laws outline when a person needs a license to carry a handgun, where a person can carry a handgun and the penalties for violating Georgia’s gun laws. There are also certain types of firearms that are prohibited in the state of Geor...


The Three Ways to Commit Robbery in Georgia

robbery 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?

charged 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?

identity fraud 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

warrant application hearing 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?

body parts 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...

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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