No Good Deed Goes Unpunished?

Carrollton, GA – July 1999 – I am sitting on the law firm’s front porch after surviving the first year of law school with my mentor, Gerry Word. Gerry is the best criminal defense attorney in west Georgia and perhaps the state. As I eagerly listen to him describe how...

Owning Our Mistakes

July 1, 1863, – Southern Pennsylvania – The greatest general in history awakes well before dawn, reads his Bible, and prays for his family, the soldiers who serve under his command, and their families. The national level of respect for him is hard to believe....

Stewarding Our Gifts

“Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom, to another a message of knowledge by means of the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to...

Overview – Georgia Criminal Law

“Criminal law has to do with relations between the misbehaving individual and his government… Criminal law establishes rules of conduct; their breach, if prosecuted and conviction follows, results in punishment.” – Lawrence M. Friedman – The above quote...

Common Questions About Divorce

“For some people, divorce is a way out of an unloving relationship. For many others, it is a very tough decision and carried out with class. For many people, it is a pathway to try to win the marital lottery.” Author Unknown. Over the 20 plus years that I have...

History’s Wealthiest Criminal

December 1, 1949 – Rionegro, Colombia – A child is born in one of the most poverty stricken places in the world where evil men will soon unleash a barrage of violence, corruption, and fear that will bring the country to its knees. This infant will soon lead the...

Profiles In Courage – Andrew Young

“My model for almost every job I’ve had has been the model of a pastor servicing a congregation.” – Ambassador Andrew Young. – One of Uncle Robin’s best friends is Andrew Young. Young is a world leader, former Georgia congressman and...

Georgia’s Senate War

In 2020, two runoff elections in Georgia tipped the Senate into Democrat hands. This time, the candidates have just four weeks between the general election and the runoff to make their case; instead of the nine they had before. The runoff is mandatory because a third...

Georgia’s Live-In Lover Law

I have not written a column about domestic law in well over a decade. However, our firm has expanded by hiring Stephen Bonanno, a top notch family law and DUI attorney. Steve reminded me of this is a little known law with huge consequences. In general, Georgia allows...

Blitzkrieg And Methamphetamine

Today, countless men and women in our nation suffer from the overwhelming addiction to methamphetamine (meth). However, meth is not a recent invention. Adolph Hitler, who became addicted during World War II, used this powerful war-facilitating synthetic drug that...