Kevin Fisher

Kevin is the solo practitioner behind the Law Office of Kevin R. Fisher. He prides himself on providing aggressive, compassionate, and responsive criminal defense to individuals charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Georgia.

Be On Alert: Popular Scam Targets Georgia Residents

Recently, a friend of mine received a call from a person saying that he was from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. The caller claimed that my friend had missed jury duty and would be arrested if he didn’t make a payment to the caller. This smelled fishy to my friend, so he called me. It …

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Hardship Licenses in Georgia: What You Should Know

After a person receives several convictions for certain serious driving offenses, the Department of Driver Services (DDS) deems them a “habitual violator” and will revoke the person’s license. License revocation is much more severe than license suspension, and it lasts for much longer. In this blog post, you will learn about the offenses that subject …

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Car Accidents in Georgia

Being involved in a car accident is not a crime in and of itself. However, sometimes behaviors leading to the accident come with criminal penalties. This blog post will cover some of the criminal charges that can result from a traffic accident in Georgia. According to a 2018 report by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration …

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Georgia Failure to Appear Warrants: How They Happen and How To Fix Them

Whether you have received a traffic citation or have pending criminal charges in a Georgia court, failing to appear in court can have significant consequences. These consequences may include: Arrest on a bench warrant, Driver’s License Suspension, Jail for up to 3 days or a fine of up to $200. Bench Warrants Per O.C.G.A. § …

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Georgia “Crime Suppression Detail” Stops Nearly 600 Vehicles

According to Fox 5 Atlanta, Georgia police stopped nearly 600 vehicles between January 21 and January 23. Beginning in April 2021, multiple police agencies, including the Georgia State Patrol, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Natural Resources, and Atlanta Police Department, have coordinated to conduct “crime suppression and …

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Know Your Rights: DUI Roadblocks and Vehicle Safety Checkpoints

In a vehicle safety checkpoint, the police block off the road and stop every driver. They will typically ask for the driver’s documentation and may ask some questions. This would seem to be an illegal seizure or search under the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states: The right of the people to …

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Blog post infographic featuring the cover of the book Charitable Injustice by Otto Wheeler. Infographic text reads Fisher´s Findings, Charitable Injustice by Otto Wheeler

Fisher’s Findings: Charitable Injustice by Otto L. Wheeler

A few months ago, I was approached by Otto L. Wheeler, a writer based in Austin, Texas. He asked if I would be willing to consult on a new writing project he was working on, which would take place in Atlanta. Over the course of a few conversations, we talked about the city, the court …

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Shakeup for Gwinnett County DUI Cases

Recently, Gwinnett County Solicitor Brian Whiteside announced that the Gwinnett County Solicitor’s Office will no longer hear DUI cases set for motions or trial in the Gwinnett County Recorder’s Court, but will instead bind over those cases to Gwinnett State Court. Subsequently, Solicitor Whiteside filed suit against two Recorder’s Court judges, alleging that they were …

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