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Criminal Charges for Bail Jumping in Georgia?

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

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

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...

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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