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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)

Can a Criminal Charge be Dismissed?

  If you are reading this right now, you or someone you love has probably been charged criminally, and wish the charge would just disappear. Whether you believe you are innocent of the charge, or you think that the charge was a bit overzealous for the crime committed, there is hope for you. Before you (read more)

Possession Of A Drug Related Object In Georgia

Recently, a driver was arrested for drunk driving and possession of a drug related object after driving recklessly on the Athens Perimeter. The motorist nearly collided with another vehicle before his car spun onto a nearby meridian. Georgia law enforcement observed that the driver had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. The motorist (read more)

Probation Violations in Georgia

Probation violations are a significant offense when an individual has been charged with a DUI.  A University of Georgia student was recently presented with felony forgery charges for submitting fraudulent documents that attempted to show the student was fulfilling probation requirements for a DUI conviction by satisfying court ordered community service requirements. Both of the (read more)

DUIs and Failure to Maintain Lane Charges

A motor vehicle was traveling in Marietta recently, when the driver swerved into the oncoming lane of traffic and struck another vehicle. The resulting collision was so substantial that one of the passengers in the oncoming vehicle died from injuries. The driver was subsequently arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, (read more)

Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Defense Attorney If you are facing a DUI charge it is imperative that you hire a DUI specialist, and not just any criminal defense attorney. Many lawyers will “handle” a DUI case, but not every lawyer specializes in DUI. You need to make sure that the attorney you hire is a DUI specialist, and (read more)

DUI Classes

DUI Classes Individuals convicted of a DUI, reduced DUI charges such as Reckless Driving, Possession of Marijuana, and other charges may have to take DUI Classes. The technical name for DUI Classes is risk reduction school also known as DUI School. DUI Schools are regulated by the State of Georgia, thereofre, the curriculum and the (read more)

Been Arrested For An Atlanta DUI

Have You Been Arrested For An Atlanta DUI? The Atlanta DUI process is quite different from the DUI process is all other courts. Your first court date is the following day, and there is much you need to know about this process. As a former chairman of the Atlanta DUI Advisory Committee, and former Atlanta (read more)

How Many Points Can You Have On Your License In Georgia

How Many Points Can You Have On Your License In Georgia? You have to accumulate 15 or more points within a 24 month period in order for your Georgia driver’s license to be suspended based on points. Please remember this 24 period is any 24 month period, and not just the past 24 months. The (read more)

Georgia Implied Consent Notice

Georgia Implied Consent Notice Drivers arrested for a Georgia DUI are supposed to be read the Georgia Implied Consent Notice immediately after their arrest. The Georgia Implied Consent Notice exists solely for the purpose of suspending your driver’s license. The Georgia Implied Consent notice is a legal fiction in that it states that all drivers (read more)