Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Civil Rights for Georgia

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 him a bond, probation, house arrest, something cause he is just sitting there with no information on his case & his family is getting excuses from the public defender every other week. Please help me understand or guide me in the right direction to help my only brother I have. He has three kids to support & they miss him dearly. Please help..

2 Lawyer Answers
Melaney LaGrone
Melaney LaGrone
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: 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.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree with my colleague. It may be in your brother's and your family's best interest to hire a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. I wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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