Towaliga Accountability Courts, Inc.

Serving Lamar, Butts, and Monroe Counties

101 Commerce Pl. Suite 5 / Barnesville, GA 30204 / office 470-592-2319 / fax 470-592-2309



About Towaliga Accountability Courts

Our Mission
The mission of the Towaliga Accountability Courts is determined to reduce the rates of substance abuse and drug related criminal activity by providing intensive supervision, substance abuse treatment, judicial guidance, and case management services for individual's dependent on alcohol and/or addictive substances and may have co-occurring disorders.
Judge William A. Fears

Judge Fears is a native of Butts County, Georgia, and practiced law in Jackson from 1985 until 2003.  On September 2, 2003, Governor Sonny Perdue appointed Judge Fears to the Superior Court Bench in the Towaliga Judicial Circuit.  Judge Fears has an extensive background in trial work including both civil and criminal jury trials, and has experience in governmental law.  Judge Fears is the former Vice President of the Towaliga Bar Association and was a past President of the previous Flint Bar Association.


Judge Fears is an active member of the community and volunteers his time for various civic activities including the Butts County Recreation Department.  Judge Fears is currently a member of the Butts County Rotary Club and is a member of the Daughtry Foundation Board of Trustees.  Judge Fears is also an active member and former Deacon of the First Baptist Church in Jackson.


Judge Fears is married to the former Joyce Lewis, a native of Jackson, Georgia.  Joyce works as a pharmacist for Wal-Mart and is the pharmacy manager at the McDonough Super Center.  Judge Fears and Joyce have been married for 24 years and have two children.

Steven Giglio

Steven Giglio comes to the role of Director with over twenty-six years of experience in the field of human services.  He served for the past eight years as the founding Parental Accountability Court Coordinator for the Macon Judicial Circuit.  In this role he was recognized across the state as a leader in the field and helped mentor over forty new court coordinators for different circuits.  Mr. Giglio has also served as a Social Services Supervisor within the Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services; and he has served as a Social Services Director within an acute care private nursing facility.  Mr. Giglio is also a veteran of the U.S. Army and served four years in Europe.  He finished his undergraduate degree with the University of Maryland while stationed in Germany.  He finished his graduate work at Asbury Theological Seminary located near Lexington, Kentucky.

Stacey Sitten

Mrs. Sitten is the case manger for TAC and previously worked with Judge Fears for almost 7 years as the Parental Accountability Case manger. With over 26 years in case management she brings a wealth of knowledge to TAC. She attended Brannell Institute were she studied business administration.

Chasity Haddock
Mrs. Haddock Graduated from Gordon State College with her Bachelor's degree in Human Services in May 2019.  She is the Treatment provider and Counselor in Training. She Facilitates MRT, Seeking Safety, Anger Management, Parenting, and Matrix classes.  
Chris Morgan, CACII
Chris Morgan is the Lead Counselor here at Towaliga Accountability Courts. Mr. Morgan has worked for TAC for about ten years. He facilitates several of our classes here at the Accountability Court.