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Common Mistakes Law Enforcement Makes During DUI Stops

Atlanta law enforcement recently awarded more than $100,000 of Forsyth County taxpayers money after a lawsuit in which a driver was erroneously arrested for driving under the influence. In 2017, a law enforcement officer contacted 911 when he saw some teenagers behaving suspiciously in his neighborhood. While the teenagers were let go, one of the (read more)

Five Ways to Avoid Distracted Driving

Recently in the Atlanta area, a driver received only minor injuries after his vehicle collided with a fence and subsequently flipped approximately 30 feet off of a parking deck. The car proceeded to land in front of someone nearby who was washing a vehicle. Bystanders mistook the noise of the car for train cars colliding (read more)

How to Answer Common Law Enforcement Questions

A well known rapper and producer named Daz Dillinger was recently arrested in Cobb County on drug charges. As a result of this offense, the driver now faces 13 felony marijuana charges. Law enforcement also managed to obtain probable grounds on which to obtain a warrant to search Dillinger’s home, which led to the discovery (read more)

Potential Defenses to Charges of Vehicular Homicide

A driver in Decatur now faces first-degree vehicular homicide charges after an accident killed a 5-year-old boy. This charge comes after the driver was arrested for driving under the influence and reckless driving. The accident occurred when the driver struck another vehicle that was waiting a red light. The driver proceeded to travel into the (read more)

Defenses to Charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute

Recently in Hapeville, Georgia, drugs disguised as candy were confiscated by a law enforcement officer after a hit and run accident. Law enforcement also obtained cocaine, marijuana, and cannabis lollipops shaped like Hello Kitty, Homer Simpson, and the Despicable Me Minions. Law enforcement has expressed concerns that because these drugs look like candy, they will (read more)

What You Need to Know About DUIs and Insurance

The Georgia State patrol reports that a mother now faces charges or running from law enforcement while her children were unrestrained in the vehicle. A Georgia law enforcement officer was sitting in his vehicle along Interstate 85 when the woman drove past erratically. The officer attempted to pull the woman’s vehicle over under suspicion of (read more)

Important Things to Know About DUI Plea Deals

Reality star Tommie Lee of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” faced two years in prison in association with a 2016 DUI arrest until recently making a plea deal that limits Lee’s jail time to just two days in Fulton County Jail. Additionally, Lee will be required to complete 40 hours of community service and attend (read more)

Understanding Alcohol-Related Pedestrian Accidents

A recent high-speed chase through several South Georgia neighborhoods resulted in the death of a local police chief as well as a bystander. Law enforcement reports that the fleeing vehicle went out of control and struck a motorcyclist and a police officer near a gas station at the intersection of Georgia 38 and Georgia 57. (read more)

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 (read more)

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 (read more)