DUI Lawyer Jim Yeargan featured on Business Innovators Radio

Atlanta DUI attorney Jim Yeargan was featured on Business Innovators Radio, where he was interviewed by Neil Howe. Listen as Jim covers some other misconceptions as well as sharing advice on what to do and what not to do if you get pulled over for DUI. “People think that the charge is going to ruin their…

Why Hiring an Experienced DUI Attorney Matters

Many of the people Jim Yeargan represents are scared.  Mr. Yeargan is an Atlanta DUI attorney, and he views his job as to help people, often scared people, keep a mistake from ruining their lives. A DUI attorney for 15 years, Mr. Yeargan has put prior experience as a DUI prosecutor in Atlanta to work…

Strip Club Found Liable for DUI Death

In the summer of 2017, an Atlanta Chick-fil-A employee was headed to work when he was killed in a t-bone accident with a drunk driver who was leaving a strip club. After the deceased man’s family initiated legal action against Oasis Goodtime Emporium, a strip club in Doraville, for letting the “noticeably intoxicated” driver leave…

What Not to do if Pulled Over by the Police

Recently, a motor vehicle driver in Alabama attempted to get out of a speeding ticket in metro Atlanta by concocting a unique lie to tell the police officer. The event occurred when the law enforcement officer clocked the driver traveling 90 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone.  The motorist attempted to…

Can the Police Search Your Car if They Smell Marijuana?

Recently, Atlanta law enforcement arrested the performer, Ty Dolla $ign, on drug charges shortly before he was scheduled to co-headline a concert. The singer was stopped along with six other people while traveling through Atlanta, which led to law enforcement smelling marijuana coming out of the vehicle. A search of the car later revealed cocaine…

Lessons from Vince Vaughn’s Recent DUI Charge

Law enforcement in Los Angeles County, California recently announced that actor Vince Vaughn has been charged with three misdemeanors including driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher, and refusing to comply with law enforcement. Law enforcement reports that Vaughn repeatedly refused to get out of his…

Potential Defenses to Firearm Charges

A man who was convicted of murder 20 years ago was recently arrested by law enforcement in Georgia after he attempted to pull a firearm on law enforcement officers during a traffic stop. The man is also accused of having more than 70 bags of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana in his vehicle. The event occurred…

Where Will You be Taken Following a Georgia DUI?

Recently, a Sandy Springs business was heavily damaged when a pickup truck crashed into it. Law enforcement was then called to the scene of the accident, but left. Law enforcement was then called to the scene of the accident a second time when additional damage was noticed. This is when law enforcement noticed that a…

What to do if Questioned by Law Enforcement About Marijuana

A solicitor for the City of Atlanta was recently placed on administrative leave after being arrested for marijuana possession as well as speeding. According to a law enforcement report, an officer spotted the worker’s vehicle speeding, pulled the car over, and smelled marijuana after approaching the vehicle. When the officer asked the driver for information,…

What to Expect if You Illegally Pass a School Bus

A recent change in the law regarding the interaction between motor vehicles and school buses in Georgia has significantly changed some rules of the road. These changes are part of a new 15-page law that concerns school buses and traffic cameras. Before the law became effective on July 1, 2018, it was understood that vehicles…

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