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When Is It Worth Fighting a Traffic Ticket?

One of the questions we most commonly receive from clients facing traffic violations is whether it is worth the time and effort to fight a traffic ticket. Just because you can win doesn’t mean it’s a worthwhile pursuit. However, in some situations, a ticket can result in hefty fines and thousands of dollars’ worth of […]

Steps to Take When You’re the Victim of a Georgia Hit-and-Run Accident

If you get into an accident with a driver who leaves the scene of the accident, it is understandable to feel angry at the situation and confused about how best to proceed. While there are some challenges associated with Georgia hit-and-run personal injury cases, there are some steps you can take to improve your situation: […]

Numerous Crimes Could Land Individuals on the Georgia Sex Offender Registry

One of the most significant consequences of a sex crime conviction in Georgia is being placed on the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Sexual Offender Registry. This can completely upend your life, leaving you unable to get a job, attend college or rent an apartment. It can be a devastating penalty, and one that you may […]

“Hands Across the Border” Effort Cracks Down on Drivers Suspected of DUI

Police agencies across Georgia continue to crack down on drunk driving, taking part in an effort known as “Hands Across the Border.” The campaign, now in its 27th year, involves state troopers, county sheriffs’ departments and municipal police departments conducting DUI checkpoints along roads and highways throughout the state. This year, the effort ramped up […]

Family Violence Element Makes Penalties Harsher for Many Crimes in Georgia

While assault and battery charges come with strict penalties on their own in Georgia, these penalties are even harsher if the act was committed against a member of one’s family or household. When this is the case, the state will charge the defendant with a family violence crime. Family violence and assault and battery charges […]

How the Georgia Points System Works in Penalizing Drivers for Traffic Violations

The Georgia Department of Driving Services (DDS) maintains a point system to keep track of the traffic violations motorists commit. If you accumulate too many points within a certain amount of time, you could face suspended or revoked driving privileges. The following are the number of points you can receive before your license is suspended […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?

Per Georgia state law, a wrongful death is any fatality in which one or more parties cause the death of another individual due to reckless, negligent or criminal acts. In many situations, this comes down to a party failing to use reasonable care to prevent a serious injury or death when that party had a […]

How Does Georgia Define Family Violence?

In Georgia, the crime of family violence involves any one of several specific criminal acts involving family members. Individuals convicted of a family violence crime may face greater penalties than they would for committing the same offense against a nonfamily member. State law defines family violence as any act of battery, assault, criminal damage to […]

Enticing a Minor Has a Broad Definition, Comes with Serious Penalties in Georgia

In 2010, the Georgia state legislature passed and the governor signed into law a bill that redefined a variety of sexual offenses. One of those crimes is known as enticing a child for indecent purposes, which comes with some tough penalties for those convicted. Per state law, an individual may be guilty of this offense […]

What Are the Penalties for DUI in Georgia?

In Georgia, like most other states, a conviction of driving under the influence may come with serious penalties. You may lose your driving privileges, leaving you unable to go to work, attend school or meet your other daily obligations. You may also need to pay large fines or spend time in jail, especially if you’ve […]

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