Legal Blog: DUI 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
What Happens in a DUI: What Can I Do if I Get Pulled Over for a DUI?
August 8, 2016
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. However, people make mistakes and DUI charges occur frequently. Receiving a DUI charge has very harsh repercussions, but that doesn’t mean that there are no steps you can take to minimize the effects that it will have on Read More
How Can You Avoid a Drunk Driver?
July 12, 2016
In the Metro Atlanta area and Cobb Country, we know all too well that some times are worse than others to be out on the road. Accidents are more common during the stress of rush hour, the “tired” hours of the night, and when the weather turns foul. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Read More
Factors to Consider When Hiring a DUI Attorney
June 1, 2016
If you or someone you know has been charged with a DUI, the first reaction of many people is to open Google and type in “DUI lawyer” and call the first name that comes up. But I have an honest question: would you trust other significant decisions like the care of your children or the 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
What Falls Under Texting and Driving?
August 25, 2015
It’s a Fact: Texting While You Are at a Stop Light is Still Considered Driving & Texting! Now that school has resumed across the state, most drivers have probably noticed that traffic is a little heavier during the morning commute. School buses and high school students are on the road each morning which means traffic, Read More
To Blow or Not To Blow: That Is The Question
June 11, 2015
Summer days are great for hanging out by the pool, visiting the lake and barbecuing in the backyard. Outdoor events can bring alcohol, and that can bring along trouble. For legal professionals and law enforcement, the summer time creates an increase in driving under the influence (DUI incidents). Anytime of the year, it is a Read More
Driving Under the Influence and The Georgia Implied Consent Law
March 25, 2015
Driving under the influence of alcohol can have serious consequences. If you are arrested and charged with DUI, your freedom, wallet, employment, and driving privileges may all be effected. That’s in addition to the danger intoxicated drivers put everyone else in while on the road. Police officers are always on the lookout for impaired drivers. Read More
What Is The Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor?
December 1, 2014
Criminal offenses generally fall into one of two categories: Felonies and misdemeanors. This is true in Georgia as well as other states. Felonies are much more serious than misdemeanors. The penalties, which may include fines and jail time, could depend on which offense you are charged with. There are many offenses that can be charged Read More