PANIC IN PUBLIC: SOMEONE SEES YOUR FIREARM

Someone sees your concealed weapon in public and panics:  maybe your shirt lifted when you pulled your wallet from your pocket, revealing your waistband carry; maybe your purse was held open just a second too long. What are the legal and practical implications? Let’s spend some time discussing how best to handle that moment when […]

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ARE WARNING SHOTS OKAY?

  Are warning shots legal?  Let’s discuss what the law in Georgia has to say about warning shots (if it says anything at all), and some best practices to take with respect to warning shots. THE LAW  Warning shots are not specifically addressed anywhere in Georgia law, so our discussion revolves around possible legal theories […]

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Lost or Stolen Firearms: What to Do?

As part of my work with U.S. Law Shield, a legal defense program for gun owners, I film informational videos about Georgia law (feels like A LOT of them: go to Youtube and look up “U.S. Law Shield Georgia” and you’ll find over 30 videos on Georgia gun law). I recently recorded a video on […]

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Take a Look at Us on Avvo!

Avvo.com is a well-known and respected attorney find-and-refer service:  you’ll see that many (if not most) of the attorneys in your community have an active profile there, and use it as a clearinghouse to answer questions posed by potential clients, as well as a place to show off their best recommendations! Please take a moment […]

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Possessing Firearms at Church

If you’ve read the news, there’s a good chance that you’ve probably read about recent church shootings. Because a house of worship is quite literally a sanctuary, the violation of a such a sacred place shocks the conscience. Can you protect yourself and your fellow worshippers by bringing a firearm to church? O.C.G.A. § 16-11-127(b)(4) […]

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