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DUI in Georgia: Top 5 Defenses

A DUI in Georgia can have severe consequences. Some adverse outcomes of a DUI conviction include losing a license, fines, or even getting imprisoned. Georgia takes drunk driving very seriously. According to the National Drunk Driving Statistics Map, there were 375 fatalities caused by Alcohol-Impaired driving in Georgia in 375. If you are charged with a…

Mother Denied Bond After Wilmington Island DUI Crash Killed Her Son

Last year, Madrina McCay was indicted for driving under the influence and first-degree vehicular homicide in connection with a Wilmington Island DUI crash that killed her 12-year-old son. In light of this, a Chatham County judge of the superior court has denied bond. The order was issued on Friday, January 7, by Chief Judge Penny…

Can You Get a DUI in Georgia for Driving on Legal Drugs?

The laws against DUI in Georgia are strict. They extend well beyond what one would be doing before being charged. In Georgia, it is illegal to drive with 0.08 or more blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Even if your BAC is less than 0.08, driving under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol results in a…

One-Year-Old Killed in Coweta County DUI Crash

A toddler was killed in a Coweta County DUI crash on Saturday, December 11. The toddler, identified as Samia Willaims, aged one, was riding with her mother south of Moreland on State Road 41, in Coweta County when the crash occurred. Jada Jackson, Samia’s mother, is fighting for her life with severe injuries. She is…

5 Red Flags to Look for While Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Even in legal cases when you plan to file a legal complaint, consulting a trustworthy criminal defense lawyer in Athens is most imperative. Consulting a decent law firm that does not let their greed get the best of them in cases of large plea bargains is extremely vital. On September 28, 2020, the American Bar…