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My #3 Most Favorite Legal Podcast

Countdown to My Favorite Legal Podcast As a solo practitioner whose practice area encompasses pretty much the entire northern half of the large state of Georgia, I spend a lot of time in my car. For me, some of that time is usually spent updating clients on their cases. But that still usually leaves me […]

Fulton County Veterans Day Record Restriction Summit

Fulton County Veterans Day Record Restriction Summit I feel very strongly that people should be able to move on after an encounter with law enforcement. For this reason, I was very excited to participate in the Fulton County Record Restriction Summit a few weeks ago. It may be surprising for some of my readers to know […]

Asking For A Friend: How Much Is Too Much?

Asking For A Friend: How Much Is Too Much? Especially around the holidays, people frequently ask me questions like: “If I eat a large meal before having a few drinks, am I safe to drive?” “If I have a glass of water for every drink I have, will that prevent a DUI?” “If I only […]

My #4 Most Favorite Legal Podcast

Countdown to My Favorite Legal Podcast As a solo practitioner whose practice area encompasses pretty much the entire northern half of the large state of Georgia, I spend a lot of time in my car. For me, some of that time is usually spent updating clients on their cases. But that still usually leaves me […]

A Few Notes on Roadblocks

A Few Notes on Holiday Roadblocks Every holiday season, Georgia sees a spike in DUI arrests. This is due in part to widespread use of police roadblocks. Different agencies may call them different things – DUI Checkpoints, Vehicle Safety Checkpoints, etc. But the way the function is basically the same:  police stop every vehicle and check […]

My #5 Most Favorite Legal Podcast

Countdown to My Favorite Legal Podcast As a solo practitioner whose practice area encompasses pretty much the entire northern half of the large state of Georgia, I spend a lot of time in my car. For me, some of that time is usually spent updating clients on their cases. But that still usually leaves me […]

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Guilty Until Proven Innocent? In the past week or so, the story of the woman who was held in jail for three months after Monroe County deputies mistook cotton candy in her vehicle for methamphetamines has been all over the news.  This story provides valuable insight into the Georgia criminal justice system and the importance […]

Youth Justice at Grady High School

Youth Justice at Grady High School This week I had the great pleasure of speaking to a group of Grady High School parents and teachers about Georgia Juvenile Court procedures, traffic cases, DUI, and some of the other most common legal issues facing teenagers today. We discussed the procedural differences between Georgia Juvenile Courts and […]

School’s In Session: Illegally Passing a School Bus

School’s In Session:  Passing a School Bus It seems like the first day of school gets earlier and earlier every year, doesn’t it?  With the beginning of the school year comes traffic in Atlanta, and an increased number of certain traffic and criminal offenses.  Some of these offenses are not well-known.  So for the next […]

Georgia Marijuana Laws

Georgia’s marijuana laws:  “Decriminalization” and what it means The law can be confusing, especially since there are so many overlapping laws.  This is especially true when these overlapping laws conflict with each other.  For example, when you are located in, for example, the City of Newnan, you are subject to the laws of Newnan, the laws […]

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