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After criminal charges filed, sheriff asserts commitment to job

A local sheriff was arrested following what he claims was simply a tragic and unfortunate accident. Charged with reckless conduct in the shooting incident of an individual, the Georgia sheriff maintains that he is still committed to continuing his duties as a member of law enforcement. He has currently not been removed from office as he is only accused of committing a misdemeanor. However, should his criminal charges be updated to a felony, he would likely be suspended from his job.

We seek justice for those facing criminal charges and more

We understand that a variety of reasons and circumstances can result in a Georgia resident's arrest. Although those reasons might not always be evident at first, we represent those who are facing criminal charges, no matter the circumstances. Protecting the rights of defendants is important to us.

Felonies vs. misdemeanors

When it comes to facing criminal charges in Georgia, these charges are typically classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor typically results in less serious consequences, while felonies are usually associated with more severe crimes. An easy trick for discerning a misdemeanor charge from a felony is to take note of the amount of jail time that an individual might face.

Georgia tax preparers face criminal charges for tax fraud

Two women were recently arrested in connection with alleged tax fraud that apparently stemmed from a local tax office. The Georgia women were arrested on criminal charges of fraud and computer forgery for supposed tax-related crimes that may have dated back to 2011. Reportedly, one of the two appears to have been in trouble with the police before.

Justin Bieber's bodyguard arrested on criminal charges for theft

When it comes to recording popular music, Georgia might not jump to the front of most people's minds. However, several hip-hop musicians record out of Georgia, and recently, pop star Justin Bieber made his way to the south in order to record some of his music. The young singer also seems to be back in the spotlight for some less-than-savory behavior, only this time it's his bodyguard facing criminal charges.