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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: I have 3 misdemeanor shoplifting charges and I want to plead guilty and pay the fines but I can not go to jail

I have small children and I can't go to jail

Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon
answered on Jan 30, 2021

Many judges across the state have a policy a mandatory jail time to serve, even on one (1) first offense lifetime shoplifting charge. 1 is serious enough, but 3 will surely raise red flags with the court. My advice is to contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss options.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: What is the sentences for failure to comply/resisting in the state of Mississippi
Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon
answered on May 12, 2020

The "failure to comply" charge carries up to 6 months in jail, a $500 fine plus court costs, or both, in addition to potentially being placed on supervised probation.

"Resisting arrest" is a separate offense, and it carries the exact same penalties as "failure to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Foreclosure for Georgia on
Q: I posted bond for some one, can I get that back?

How a would go about getting my bond money back?

Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon
answered on Apr 25, 2020

Multiple issues control this. First, is the case over yet. If so, then yes.

In still pending, on misdemeanor cases, after 12 months, you can ask the court to release you as surety.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to drink alcohol and shoot targets on my own private property in ga.

Not that I’m going to or want to I just started thinking wow I’ve had a long week at work I think imma have a few beer when I get off but then I thought oh yeah I need to adjust my scope and that’s how I come up with the question . But I was just wondering say I had a few beers and been... View More

Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon
answered on Apr 25, 2020

Your private property may be in a city that makes discharging a firearm in the city limits illegal. Plus, in some or residential neighborhoods, covenants prevent such activities due to disruption of the neighbors due to loud noises.

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