Legal Blog: Criminal Defense
What Rights Do I have if I am Arrested While Driving?
November 16, 2016
The law is black and white. It’s written in a way that makes it very clear to understand what you can and cannot do. The law is also clear when it comes to the consequences if you are convicted of a crime. If you speed, you may receive a citation and have to pay a Read More
Danger on The Road: What could happen if you are involved in an accident
October 27, 2016
Traffic in Atlanta is among the worst in the country. There are days when it seems like the morning rush hour becomes the afternoon rush hour without any relief. As we all know, heavy traffic leads to accidents. Commuters in Metro Atlanta see their fair share of car accidents. When an accident occurs, typically, one Read More
Drinking and Driving: How Much is .08 Percent?
April 13, 2016
The number .08 percent doesn’t sound like a big number, but when it comes to your blood alcohol content, a hundredth of a point can make a difference of whether you drive home in your own vehicle, or in handcuffs in the back of a patrol car. That little number can be all it takes Read More
DUI: What You Don’t Know
March 4, 2016
Did you know DUI convictions can stay on your driving record for life? If you are convicted in a court of law from operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol level of over 0.08% or higher, you face many penalties, including (but not limited to) A suspended license for up to 1 year Heavy fines Read More
Can I Just Use a Court Appointed Attorney?
October 28, 2015
If you are a fan of television police dramas like “Law & Order” or “NYPD Blue” you have heard the Miranda warning read to countless suspects. You have heard all about the right to remain silent and the right to have an attorney. There’s also that important line that says “If you can’t afford an Read More
Going to Court? Don’t Go Alone…Take an Attorney With You!
September 29, 2015
The wheels of justice don’t always turn quickly. If you have experience navigating the legal system, chances are you discovered things move very slowly. The best way to expedite a journey through the courts, whether it is a criminal or civil case, is to have a knowledgeable attorney working for you. The attorneys at The Read More
Do You Get Your Legal Advice Online? Nothing Beats a Personal Consultation!
September 10, 2015
We live in a world driven by technology. You can do just about anything online, now. You can shop, take college classes, see a doctor “online”, and even pay traffic citations from the comfort of your computer. Many people are now even able to work from home. Over the past few years a number of Read More
Medical Marijuana Legalized in Georgia
August 18, 2015
A few months ago (April 2015) Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state. The new law specifically legalizes the use of cannabis oil to treat a list of illnesses and conditions. Cannabis oil contains high levels of THC, which is the component of marijuana that produces the drug-like effect. Read More
Crime Rises in the Summertime. Here are Some Easy Tips to Stay Safe!
August 7, 2015
In Georgia, the summer months bring lots of activities to choose from. Summer is a great time for heading to the lake, spending the day at a local amusement park or just lounging by the pool. Fun isn’t the only thing that happens during the summer. Local police departments usually see an increase in crimes Read More
Privacy Laws: What You Need to Know in Georgia
July 6, 2015
Privacy is something that has been in the news lately. Earlier this month, certain sections of The Patriot Act expired which had allowed the federal government and other law enforcement agencies the right to monitor communications and telephone records of millions of citizens. There are a number of other privacy rights and issues that could Read More