Valentine’s Day… A Day of Love and Heartbreak

Valentine’s Day, the nationally recognized day of love, is right around the corner. While we typically think of it as the day of romance, what happens if someone “steals” your heart or if Cupid has a misfire and nicks you with an arrow? Maybe you are pulled over after Valentine’s Day dinner having enjoyed too [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorney|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day… A Day of Love and Heartbreak

Distracted Driving Causes Thousands of Needless Deaths Each Year

Distracted driving incidents happen every day. However the results from the annual National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS) give actual numbers that are mind boggling: Every minute there are 660,000+U.S.drivers using their cell phones or working electronic devices while operating their vehicle. Also, there are almost 500,000 injuries and over 3,300 deaths a year which [...]

By | October 16th, 2013|Criminal Defense Attorney, Personal Injury|0 Comments

The Georgia Ten-Day Motor Vehicle Rule Needs Immediate Attention

In the State of Georgia, there is a motor vehicle requirement called the “Ten Day Rule.” Ignoring or delaying in your serious attention to this rule can result in the suspension of your Georgia driver’s license of up to one year. What is the Ten-Day Rule? According to the Department of Driver Services, if a [...]

Violent Crime Charges Need Experienced Law Team

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program and Bureau of Justice Statistics categorizes violent crime in four types of offenses which include 1) murder and non-negligent manslaughter, 2) forcible rape and sexual assault, 3) robbery, and 4) aggravated assault.  Violent crimes are distinguished from other types of crime through the use of force or by the [...]

By | June 26th, 2013|Criminal Defense Attorney|0 Comments

Felony Level DUI Charge Now in Effect under Georgia DUI Law (Part 2)

Georgia DUI Legal Procedures In a Georgia DUI charge, the very first step that occurs is that the police officer must stop the defendant on the roadway, which could happen through a roadblock checkpoint or through articulable suspicion. Articulable suspicion means that the law officer must observe behavior that leads them to determine the driver [...]

By | December 6th, 2012|Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorney|0 Comments

Felony Level DUI Charge Now in Effect under Georgia DUI Law (Part 1)

Georgia DUI laws have become much stricter with the addition of a felony level DUI charge. The new felony level DUI conviction will have an immediate effect on all repeat offenders. The Chattanoogan.com reports that the new Georgia DUI law will require 1st time offenders to undergo strict, court-supervised substance abuse treatment. Those Georgia DUI [...]

By | November 29th, 2012|Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorney|0 Comments

Georgia Drug Possession Charges Come With Severe Sentences

In the State of Georgia, the Controlled Substances Act, also known as the CSA, enacted into law in 1970 is the Federal drug possession policy that continues to regulate the manufacture, importation, possession, use and distribution of specific drugs which are used both legally and illegally. The State of Georgia views illegal drug use in [...]

By | November 16th, 2012|Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Offenses|0 Comments

Understanding the DMV Point System in Georgia

For most adults, a driver's license is an essential part of life. We use our vehicles to get to work, buy groceries and care for our families. There are a number of reasons you could be facing Georgia driver's license suspension. If your license is going to be, or has been, suspended for traffic citations, you should contact [...]

A DUI Conviction Has Emotional As Well As Legal Consequences

Being convicted of a Georgia DUI can result in some stiff legal consequences which can include jail time, fines, loss of driver license, community service and more, but Carrollton DUI attorneys can tell you there is also an emotional cost. Carrollton GA DUI Attorneys Warn About The Emotional Effects Of A DUI The emotional consequences [...]

By | December 16th, 2011|Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorney|0 Comments