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The only Tybee Island defense attorney for all types of theft cases

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As the only criminal defense lawyer on Tybee Island, I handle cases that range from trivial crimes like marijuana possession to more extreme cases of domestic violence.

One common area of my practice is handling theft charges.

Did you know theft comes in many shapes, sizes and forms? We often think about theft by taking – when you take something from someone that doesn’t belong to you…

Your criminal defense attorney on Tybee Island

Few things will ruin a vacation on Tybee Island faster than finding yourself accused of a crime. Even if you’ve committed the crime you’re being accused of, it’s still important to contact a lawyer for legal advice. What if it’s your first offense? An experienced defense attorney can use that to help sway the judge for a lesser punishment. Understand that seeking help from an attorney…

Accused of a crime on Tybee Island? Know your Constitutional rights

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While soaking in delicious sunsets over calm seas on Tybee Island, it’s an easy mistake to think you’re actually in heaven. Unfortunately, Tybee Island isn’t without its crime. And with crime comes punishment.

If you find yourself accused of a crime while vacationing – or living – on Tybee Island it’s important to know what your rights are. While they can be complicated and it’s…

Caught with marijuana on Tybee Island?

While many portions of the United States are working to “normalize” marijuana, both recreationally and for medicinal purposes, Georgia is not one of them.

It is a crime to possess marijuana for personal use, or to buy, sell or manufacture it. And unlike other states, Georgia doesn’t differentiate between possession for personal use and manufacturing or selling.

However, this doesn’t…

Savannah College of Art and Design DUII arrests

College is a time for branching out, learning new things, meeting new people and hopefully not getting caught behind the wheel after you’ve had one too many.

Most first time DUI convictions happen in your early 20s. Why? Because young people new to drinking don’t understand the risks and consequences associated with driving while drunk.

Did you know in Georgia a first time DUI could mean a…

Marijuana Defense

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a well-known school for the creative arts located in the Peachtree State of Georgia.  The college has an impressive assortment of classes, services and faculty that are all based around training and honing of the creative fields that are so necessary in today’s media-driven environment.

Like many schools in the United States, Savannah College of Art…

Tybee Island Defense Attorney

When you find yourself on the wrong side of the law it’s important that you seek legal advice from an experienced attorney.  Meet the only defense attorney on Tybee Island, Michael Moody of Savannah Defense.

Here’s are a few highlights about Michael Moody.

Obtained his Juris Doctorate degree at Georgia State University.
Served as Senior Assistant Solicitor from 1991 until 1995,…

Protect yourself from domestic violence charges on Tybee Island

Domestic violence comes in many shapes and forms. It is defined as any behavior pattern that is used to gain and/or maintain power over another individual. This could be physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or even economical.

While domestic violence is a real threat, unfortunately men are often falsely accused of such acts. What might seem like “no big deal” or “just blowing…

Marijuana Possession

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Marijuana possession is one of the most common criminal offenses in Georgia. There are also some fairly serious consequences involved if convicted It’s important to understand the possible consequences of a marijuana possession conviction..

Things you should know:

 If you are caught with less than one ounce of marijuana, it’s considered a misdemeanor. If you are caught with more than…

Tybee Island DUI

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The sun, the beach, the DUI

Known for its breath-taking beaches, rustic lighthouse and splendid outdoor activities, Tybee Island is a beautiful vacation destination. Visited by sun-seekers of all ages, Tybee Island remains one of the most laid-back locations on the southeastern coast. Paired with the glorious sun and surf are epic parties and mass amounts of alcohol consumption. And with that,…