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Grounds for a Search Warrant

What are the Grounds for a Search Warrant in Georgia?

When officers show up at your home or office with a search warrant it can be intimidating. You may not understand your constitutional rights regarding search and seizure laws, or how to enforce them. Understanding the grounds for a search warrant in… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
roadside sobriety tests

Types of Roadside Sobriety Tests and What to Consider Before You Refuse

If you are traveling in Georgia during Thanksgiving or the holiday season and get stopped at a DUI checkpoint, knowing the options for roadside sobriety tests you can expect and what refusal options you have is crucial. Georgia law is strict on DUI,… Read More
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Categories: DUI
DUI license suspension

DUI License Suspension in Georgia: Your 30-Day Warning

The State of Georgia takes drunk driving very seriously. Even before conviction, getting arrested for DUI can affect your right to drive in the state. You only have 30 days after an arrest to respond to a DUI license suspension in Georgia. If you don… Read More
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Categories: DUI
georgia boating laws

Boating Under the Influence and Reckless Boating

As summer draws to a close, some Georgia residents and visitors have found a brush with local law enforcement has interrupted their fun at the local lakes and coastal areas. Find out how Georgia boating laws work and what to do if you have been charg… Read More
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Categories: DUI
homicide charges

Defense Strategies for Homicide Charges

Homicide charges are some of the most severe criminal charges you can face. A conviction could leave you facing life in prison, or even the death penalty. That’s why building a strong defense against homicide charges is so important. Before you go… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
felony case

What Happens in a Georgia Felony Case?

The idea that you might face Georgia state felony charges is intimidating. If you have been charged with a serious crime, you need to know the road ahead of you in the Georgia courts so that you can make the right decisions now and make winning your… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Cannabis Leaf

Understanding Georgia Marijuana Laws

The attitude toward marijuana is changing across the country. A growing number of states now allow it for medicinal purposes and some have even legalized recreational use. Even the federal government is considering changing its controlled substance c… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
A man driving a car with a beer bottle

Does Implied Consent Affect My DUI Case?

If you have been pulled over for a DUI in Georgia, you may have heard that you gave “implied consent” to have your blood alcohol content (BAC) tested. Here’s what implied consent is, what refusing a chemical test means for your DUI case, and wh… Read More
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Categories: DUI
SECOND CHANCE AHEAD

Georgia’s New Second Chance Bill Takes Effect

An expanded Georgia law took effect January 1, 2021, giving residents with past criminal convictions a “Second Chance” and opening up employment opportunities to would-be workers with a criminal record. Find out what the new version of Georgia’… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
lawyer shaking clients hand

Georgia Criminal Law: Should You Hire an Attorney? (Hint: YES!)

If you are facing Georgia criminal charges, you may wonder whether you should hire an attorney to represent you. You may be debating whether you can rely on a court-appointed attorney, or even simply represent yourself in front of the judge. Find out… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense

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