Help! I Failed to Appear in Gwinnett Recorder’s Court!

If you miss court in the Gwinnett County Recorder’s Court, you are likely in FTA status. This means that you failed to appear for your court date and it is probable that your driver’s license has been suspended. The tricky thing about FTAs is that you likely don’t even know that you missed court until […]

Child Molestation in Cobb County

Child Molestation is a serious crime in the State of Georgia. If you are arrested in Cobb County for child molestation, please do not make any statements to the police. It is imperative that you retain a qualified attorney immediately if you are being accused of child molestation. The Cobb County District Attorney’s Office has […]

Georgia’s 90 Day Bond Rule

If you or a loved one have been arrested in Georgia, you may have heard about the 90-day bond rule but be confused about what this rule means. O.C.G.A. §17-7-50 says that a person who is arrested must have their case indicted (formally charged) within 90 days or they are legally entitled to a bond. […]

Theft by Deception in Cobb County

Theft by deception is a charge that is defined in O.C.G.A. 16-8-3. Theft by deception occurs when a person “obtains property by any deceitful means or artful practice with the intention of depriving the owner of the property”. The statute goes on to explain that a person deceives if he intentionally: Creates or confirms another’s […]

My Dream Career as A Criminal Defense Lawyer

I graduated from law school in May, 2004. It is hard to believe it has been 20 years, this week, since I left Georgia State University College of Law. I had no idea why I wanted to go to law school. I found no passion or meaning working as a financial analyst for a large […]