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What Should I Do After a DUI Arrest?

A DUI arrest places a suspect’s important constitutional rights at stake. In the confusion and anxiety of an arrest, it can be difficult to know what to do in order to protect these rights. By learning about the process and legal rights, suspects will be better prepared to make it through the arrest process without [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:31:15+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Drunk Driving|0 Comments

The Serious Consequences of Georgia Drug Cases

Defendants may be surprised to learn that even first offense drug cases carry severe penalties under Georgia law. Fines, jail terms, and other collateral consequences of a criminal conviction can all follow a defendant throughout his or her life for years after the criminal case has been finalized. Because of this, it is particularly important [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:27:55+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

The Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction

Allegations of domestic violence can trigger serious collateral consequences which affect a suspect for years after charges are filed. Some defendants mistakenly assume that, because the case is a misdemeanor, or because the accuser is not credible, these consequences will not apply to them. This is not always the case. It is important to consult [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:16:18+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Is Assault a Misdemeanor or a Felony?

The legal definition of assault encompasses a wide variety of behaviors. Many defendants are surprised to learn that mere words or gestures can qualify as an assault, and become the basis of criminal charges. Some defendants are even more surprised to learn that an assault can be classified as a felony, and carry much more [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:04:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Defending a Drug Crime in Georgia

Each year in Georgia thousands of people are arrested for drug-related crimes. In many of these cases, the arrest is made because a small amount of illegal drugs were discovered in an individual's car or person. If you have been charged with possessing or selling illegal drugs, there may be defenses you could raise. To avoid [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:57:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Guilty Charges for Incomplete Crimes

Did you know someone doesn’t have to actually commit a crime to be convicted of a criminal act? There is a group of crimes that you can be charged with that fall short of the actual crime itself. These are called “inchoate,” or incomplete crimes. These include-attempt, conspiracy and solicitation. In these cases, if the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T16:20:51+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

You Were Stopped for a DUI, Now What?

If you are stopped for suspected DUI in Georgia, you may be asked to submit to testing of your blood, breath, or urine to determine if there is alcohol (or other drugs) present. If you have failed a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) test, you will likely be charged with DUI. In Georgia, a DUI conviction [...]

By | 2018-01-18T16:17:07+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Drunk Driving|0 Comments

Understanding Drug Crime Penalties in Suwanee County

The State of Georgia has strict laws and sentences for drug crimes.  Even if you are arrested possessing a small amount of an illegal substance, you can be subject to stiff consequences. If you or someone you know has been arrested for drug crimes, adequate legal representation is essential in your or their defense. The [...]

By | 2018-01-18T16:10:07+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Drug Crimes|0 Comments

What Happens With a First Offense DUI

Georgia has very strict DUI laws. In Georgia, a DUI conviction can never be removed or expunged from your record. Even first-time offenders can be subject to serious consequences, including fines and jail time. Don’t think that the judge will let you off easy just because this is the “first time.” You want to be [...]

By | 2018-01-18T16:03:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Drunk Driving|0 Comments

Will I serve jail time in Buford County for my DUI?

The state of Georgia has specific penalties for driving under the influence (DUI). The penalties will depend on the specific facts of your case, whether this is a first offense and other mitigating circumstances.  How much jail time is required depends on a few factors. A DUI conviction is no joke. Not only can it [...]

By | 2018-02-12T15:53:37+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Drunk Driving|0 Comments