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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Probate for Georgia on
Q: How long can someone stay in jail for probation violation and it's misdemeaner

He missed his probation and they got a warrant for his arrest

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Melaney LaGrone answered on Dec 17, 2019

He can stay in jail until there is a probation revocation hearing in front of a judge. At that time the judge will determine if the person can continue on probation or if his probation will be revoked and he is sent to prison on his original charges. Always best to hire an attorney for the best... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: How and why did my daughter’s felony murder case in Fulton County Ga get indicted 4 days before grand jury hearing
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Melaney LaGrone answered on Dec 17, 2019

More information is needed to adequately answer this question. However, Fulton County has grand jury hearings more than once a week so it could be that the case was set to appear on the grand jury calendar for one day and it was actually heard or reset for another day. Cases can also be direct... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: What is the difference in possession of a firearm by con evicted felon and commission of crime by felons by fire arm ?

Change in charge from first to second one above

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Melaney LaGrone answered on Dec 17, 2019

Not sure about the second part of your question. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon means that the person was previously convicted in court for a felony offense and he was found to be in possession of a gun as a new offense. Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime (if... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: I am an ex-college park police officer. I had my police shirt and hat on to visit my newly born grand child.

A security guard asks me for my police ID I said it was in the car. She followed me to the car I said I must have I left it home. I left the parking lot and drove home at 11:00am. Five hours 4:00 pm swat was at my house with a warrant for my arrest. I wanted to take a picture of my grandchild with... Read more »

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Melaney LaGrone answered on Dec 5, 2019

I agree that you should contact an attorney to assist you with this case. There are a lot of questions that need to be asked and answered. I am a former police officer and certainly understand wanting to wear your uniform to take a picture with your new grand baby. We are here to help. LaGrone... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: My brother is currently incarcerated & is charged with home invasion among other charges. There is no evidence only

Hearsay. He was already questioned & gave information on what he knows to the authority. He don't have bond, & the GBI turned down the charges that's pending. The public defender is slow moving on his case & we seriously need help getting him home, cause he is innocent. What do we need to do to get... Read more »

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Melaney LaGrone answered on Nov 20, 2019

If you are not happy with the services of his public defender then you need to hire a lawyer. There are a lot of things behind the scenes that you may not be aware of. Plus, you are getting second and third hand information. Call us...we are here to help.

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4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Family member has warrants for failure to appear and probation violation.

He thinks if he waits till prob period runs out he will be free and clear.

Melaney LaGrone
Melaney LaGrone answered on Nov 14, 2019

Eventually the warrants will catch up with him and he will have to go before a judge. It probably isn't a great idea to continue to avoid the situation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Georgia on
Q: My son was just charged with possession of a stolen vehicle he stole in Ga but found in SC. <2000. What does this mean?
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Melaney LaGrone answered on Nov 14, 2019

Not quite sure what you are asking. Possession of a stolen vehicle is a felony. Less than 2000 is the estimated value of the vehicle stolen. The vehicle was stolen from Georgia and found or recovered in SC.

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