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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

theft of mislaid property 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?

cocaine trafficking 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??

gambling charges 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?

burglary 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

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 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

terry stop 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

dui 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 and run 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. While there are many reasons why a person may choose to leave the scene of an accident, it’s important to under...

No Hate Crime Laws In Georgia?

hate crime 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 ...

Criminal Gang Activity Laws in Georgia?

criminal gang activity While on the campaign trail, Georgia’s newly elected governor, Brian Kemp, made a promise to crack down on gang activity. Back in April, Kemp told Marietta voters, “We have a gang problem in Georgia. It’s a crisis.” And, investigators from the statewide organization GGIA (Georgia Gang Inves...

Statutory Rape: Consent is Not a Defense

statutory rape You have been single for a while and decide to test the waters of online dating. One day, you receive a message from “SheBadd_1987.” You review her profile. She has stated that she attends the local community college, waitresses at a local bar and has her own apartment. Also, her profile pictur...

Incest & the Gravity of Such Sex Crimes in Georgia

incest Just this month, an ex-Georgia high school football star who briefly signed with the Atlanta Falcons was arrested by Columbus police after allegedly sexually abusing a 12-year-old female relative. The man, identified as Justin Crawford, faces felony charges of incest, sodomy and enticing a child fo...

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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