Recent Cases and Legal Analysis

Georgia criminal lawyers obtain bond for their clients in armed robbery case in Gwinnett County

December 5, 2008
Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Michael Clark set bond for the four Meadowcreek High School students charged with the armed robbery of a man at the Orchard Park Apartments in Norcross last month. The students are all current or former members of the school’s football team. The bond was set at $50,000, and the judge […]

Domino’s Pizza driver indicted for vehicular homicide in Macon, Georgia

November 20, 2008
A delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza was recently charged with vehicular homicide for causing the death of a 21 year old woman on May 17 of this year in a traffic accident in Macon Georgia. The driver was allegedly under the influence of both alcohol and marijuana at the time of the accident. The Macon […]

Georgia criminal lawyers applaud new kidnapping decison by state supreme court

November 16, 2008
A recent decision in Georgia helps clarify what is required to sustain a kidnapping conviction. In Garza v. State, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the kidnapping convictions of Joey Garza, since the movements of his two victims were not adequate to constitute kidnapping under Georgia law. According to the facts of the case, Garza […]

Inadequate security decision by Georgia appeals court upholds jury verdict against bar

November 16, 2008
In Georgia, a bar can sometimes be held liable for injuries suffered by bystanders when a fight breaks out. In Mulligan’s Bar & Grill v. Stanfield, the Court of Appeals affirmed a jury verdict in favor of Bruce Stanfield who filed suit against Mulligan’s Bar & Grill and the owner of the bar after being […]

Georgia courts require specific performance of certain shareholder agreements

November 15, 2008
The Georgia Court of Appeals has decided a case involving specific performance of a shareholder agreement that may be important to small and closely held corporations in Georgia. In Clausen v. Intercat, the Court of Appeals agreed with a trial court order which granted summary judgment to Intercat Inc. for specific performance of a shareholder […]