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What it Means to Plead No…

What it Means to Plead Nolo Contendere in Georgia

If you are facing traffic or criminal charges in Georgia, you may be nervous about the effect of pleading guilty. Sometimes, the right answer may be entering a nolo contendere plea instead. Find out what this no-contest plea is, and when it may help… Read More
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Georgia Holiday DUI Checkpoints: What You Should Know

The holiday season brings busy roads and festive celebrations — often including alcohol. The Georgia police know this, and they’re ramping up drunk driving enforcement. Find out what you should know about DUI checkpoints, and what you can do… Read More
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Understanding Georgia Controlled Substance Schedules

When you are facing drug charges, it can sometimes feel like the prosecuting attorneys and court staff are using complicated language on purpose to confuse you. But knowing the difference between the different types of drugs and how Georgia law treat… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Boating Under the Influence: What You Need to Know

Boating is a way of life for many Georgia families. With over 2,300 miles of coastline, the state invites residents to head out on the water for fun and recreation. But when alcohol is involved, fun in the sun can quickly turn into criminal charges.… Read More
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The Most Common DUI Defenses

A drunk driving conviction can set your life off course. With mandatory jail sentences and driver’s license suspensions, even a first time DUI is a big deal. Find out what you can do to fight back against claims that you were driving drunk, and see… Read More
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What is the Role of a Criminal Defense Attorney?

If you’ve ever watched a crime drama, you have probably heard it said, “You have the right to an attorney.” But have you ever thought about why you might want one? Find out what the role of a criminal defense attorney is, and how he or she can… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Why I Take Criminal Defense Cases

I started my legal career prosecuting cases on behalf of the citizens of the State of Georgia as an Assistant District Attorney. I left the District Attorney’s office to own my own business and used my prosecutorial experience to help me develop a… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
A lawyer standing with his client before the judge in a criminal trial. - Criminal & DUI Law of Georgia

Felony or Misdemeanor: What Georgia Residents Should Know

You’ve had a run-in with the police and now you’ve got a court date before a Georgia judge to answer for criminal charges. But you may not fully understand the charges. Have you been charged with a felony or misdemeanor? And what’s the differen… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
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Prescription Drugs and DUI: What You Need to Know

When most people get a new prescription from the doctor, the first thing they think about isn’t how this will affect their ability to drive. But for some prescriptions, it should be. Georgia police are on the lookout for people on prescription drug… Read More
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When Can You Be Sent to Jail for a DUI in Georgia?

When you see flashing lights in your rear-view mirror and you know you’ve been drinking, your first thought might be that you are going to jail. Georgia law can be tough on drunk driving offenses. That may leave you wondering, when can you be sent… Read More
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