Understanding Probation Violations in Georgia

In Georgia, those convicted of a misdemeanor or felony may have an opportunity to satisfy their sentence out of custody if the judge issues a probation order. Probation allows a person under a first offender agreement or a convicted individual a chance to avoid incarceration under the supervision of a probation officer. If the probationer…

How To Resolve A Bench Warrant

How To Resolve A Bench Warrant Typically, the word “warrant” evokes images of police appearing at your door. While arrest warrants can absolutely lead to that outcome, the most common form of warrant in Georgia is a bench warrant. The difference between the two is significant, despite the differences in how they are served. Removing…