New Hands Free Driving Law in Georgia

As Of July 1, 2018, It Is Illegal To Hold A Cell Phone In Use While Driving On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law HB 673, which makes it illegal to physically hold a wireless electronic device while driving, among other things that come under the category of “distracted driving.” [...]

By | 2018-05-10T12:28:23+00:00 May 10th, 2018|General|Comments Off on New Hands Free Driving Law in Georgia

Graduation: Life Change

May is high school and college graduation month. What could possibly be better than ending one chapter of life and eyeing the beginning of the next? The time leading up to the actual ceremony is filled with so many emotions, and the time afterward can be loaded with planning, decisions, and uncertainty. While this is [...]

By | 2018-05-09T17:41:42+00:00 May 9th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Graduation: Life Change

When A Foul Ball Turns Into a Nightmare

Spring has sprung.  During this time of year flowers bloom and people begin to head outdoors again. For some, spring makes them think of eating Cracker Jacks and hearing the crack of the bat at their local baseball diamond.  But what happens when a fan gets hit by a foul ball during the game? Major [...]

By | 2018-04-30T18:15:44+00:00 April 30th, 2018|General, Liability|Comments Off on When A Foul Ball Turns Into a Nightmare

Prom Season: Protect Your Child While Making Great Memories

You have probably seen lots of fun and creative “Prom-posals” recently on social media. While, these posts get lots of clicks, and we associate prom with photo-ops and a right of passage during high school. Unfortunately, prom season typically brings a spike in alcohol-related traffic accidents involving young people.   Research from the insurance industry, [...]

By | 2018-03-14T16:32:56+00:00 March 14th, 2018|General, Liability, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Prom Season: Protect Your Child While Making Great Memories

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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 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 | 2016-03-11T17:01:37+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 November 12th, 2015|General, Liability|Comments Off on Hosting a Holiday Party – What’s Your Liability?