Legal Blog: Court Appearances
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
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
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
What is a First Appearance? How Can an Attorney Help Me?
June 30, 2015
First appearance is a preliminary court hearing you may experience if you have been arrested. It’s not, however, a mandatory hearing. If you are arrested for an offense, and bond out of jail within the first few hours, a first appearance will not occur. In Cobb County, Georgia, a first appearance is held twice a Read More
Are Local Law Enforcement Still On Your Side?
June 3, 2015
Over the past several months there have been a number of highly publicized incidents involving the police and citizens. Some of those incidents have received a great deal of media attention and public scrutiny. The reality is, law enforcement personnel have contact with citizens every day and it isn’t on the news. That’s because nothing Read More
Don’t Go To Court Alone!
April 7, 2015
A courtroom can be an intimidating place. The judge, prosecutor (or solicitor if you’re in State Court), and jury may all play a role in determining a defendant’s fate. A person could be facing a fine or possibly even jail time when entering the courtroom. If you have an upcoming court appearance, you shouldn’t face Read More
Are You Facing A Lawsuit? This May Answer a Few Questions…
April 3, 2015
A lawsuit can be a very scary thing. If you are being sued, you undoubtedly have a number of questions and concerns. If you lose a lawsuit, or have a judgment against you, your finances and family could be affected for years to come. Generally, there are three basic types of lawsuits. Those are: Read More
Distracted Driving and Other Road Laws We Often Break
February 23, 2015
There are certain rules of the road that are self explanatory. For instance, you should always come to a complete stop at red lights and stop signs. Every driver knows that. There are a number of other Georgia traffic laws that many drivers aren’t aware of which, if broken, are likely to result in a Read More