Protect Yourself this Holiday Season

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”  It can also be the most stressful time of the year. Knowing your rights and how to handle certain situations in advance can minimize your liability. Common holiday situations include hosting a company holiday party; protecting packages from being stolen and protecting your home when you’re gone. [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|General, Liability|Comments Off on Protect Yourself this Holiday Season

The College Journey and the Law: Tips for Students and Parents

Many young adults are beginning a new chapter in their lives, as they depart home and head out on their college journey. It is certainly an exciting time, but it is also the first time many of them have left home alone for an extended period of time. This can be fraught with nervousness for [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|General|Comments Off on The College Journey and the Law: Tips for Students and Parents

West Georgia Law Firm Miller & Hightower is Now Miller & Wynn, P.C.

West Georgia Law Firm Changes Name to Miller & Wynn, P.C., Following Departure of Newly Appointed Judge Dustin Hightower   Chris Wynn added as new partner specializing in criminal defense  DOUGLASVILLE, GA. (May 23, 2016) – Miller & Hightower, P.C., Attorneys at Law will be changing the firm’s name with the departure of partner Dustin Hightower. [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on West Georgia Law Firm Miller & Hightower is Now Miller & Wynn, P.C.

Preparing for Unexpected Legal Issues During Spring Break Travels

Nobody plans on getting into legal trouble during their spring break vacation, especially if you are headed overseas. It’s best to plan ahead, the U.S. State Department reported in 2010, that consular officers conducted more than 9,500 prison visits. It’s important to remember that when you are in a foreign country, you must abide by their laws. And, [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Preparing for Unexpected Legal Issues During Spring Break Travels

Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs

Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs By Michael Miller You never think you’ll need an attorney, until you do. In fact, there are numerous situations where you need to be prepared and be ready to protect yourself with some advance planning through the assistance of an attorney. As we begin 2016, here are some [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer, General, Probate and Estates, Wills|Comments Off on Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs

Hosting a Holiday Party – What’s Your Liability?

Hosting a Holiday Party - What’s Your Liability? By Michael Miller Practically every single person reading this article will attend or host at least one holiday party. As my parents used to joke, “It’s all fun and games, until someone gets poked in the eye.” Well, that mantra is also true as we prepare for the festive [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|General, Liability|Comments Off on Hosting a Holiday Party – What’s Your Liability?

Don’t Park in Handicapped Spaces

By Dusty Hightower Do the Right Thing: Leave Handicap Spots Open for Those Who Truly Need Them By State Representative Dustin Hightower, Attorney at Law The misuse of handicap hangtags is something that, sadly, is all too common in today’s society. Disabled people are increasingly having a more difficult time finding a parking spot, as [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|General, Traffic Citations|0 Comments

Water Laws

Enjoy the Lake, but be Aware of the Laws Governing the Water By Michael Miller With 100-degree temperatures, it’s clear we are having another hot summer here in Georgia. Thankfully, we have several popular lakes from which to choose to spend time and cool off. Unfortunately, some people don’t realize that similar laws that govern [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|General|0 Comments

Enjoy the Lake, but be Aware of the Laws Governing the Water

By Michael Miller With 100-degree temperatures, it’s clear we are having another hot summer here in Georgia. Thankfully, we have several popular lakes from which to choose to spend time and cool off. Unfortunately, some people don’t realize that similar laws that govern the roads also apply to the water. So, it’s important to always be educated and up [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments

Summer Road Trips Can Lead to Accidents

As an attorney at Miller & Hightower, that’s one of the most common questions I hear in both professional and personal settings. With Memorial Day Weekend being the unofficial kick-off to summer, thousands of us in the West Georgia area will by taking a road trip somewhere. Now, is a good time to review what you should [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments