Fighting a DUI charge

Drunk driving is dangerous. It also has serious legal consequences. There are several legal defenses that may be used, in the appropriate circumstances, to fight a DUI charge. A common defense is that the police officer was not legally justified in stopping a driver....

How does traffic court work in Georgia?

Conviction for a traffic offense can have consequences even though these are usually considered comparatively minor crimes in Georgia. Anyone facing a prosecution for traffic violations should be aware of their rights and options. Most violations are classified as...

Scary: Halloween DUI patrols increase odds of arrest

Werewolves, witches, wrestlers, waiters and wildlife will all be roaming Bryan County streets in just a few days. Halloween is right around the corner and with it comes trick-or-treating for the little ones and costume parties and clubs for those a bit older. Also...

Changing marijuana enforcement cultivates confusion

Georgia is becoming more tolerant toward the use and cultivation of marijuana. But, different local ordinances and enforcement is causing confusion about enforcement of these drug offenses. Under state law, marijuana possession is a misdemeanor and punishment can be...

4 areas of consideration for bankruptcy

For some people, the first time they confront the amount of debt they have is when they check their credit report. If you have recently looked at yours and feel like you will continue to live a life in debt while struggling to make the minimum payments on all your...

Georgia among worst states for bites

Each year, there are 4.5 million dog bite victims from dog bites in this country which also raised premiums for home insurance. Unfortunately, Georgia was among the 20 worst states for dog bites. Dog bites cost insurers $675 million last year. According to State Farm...

What legal theories apply to a dog bite case?

As previous posts here have noted, dog ownership comes with many responsibilities. However, even when a dog owner is not aware of any dangerous propensities of their pet, it may be possible to hold them liable for a dog bite. When an individual suffers harm due to a...

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