My wife Danielle and I first met at a mutual friend’s UGA game day party. She brought tomato sandwiches and – I knew I was in trouble when my mother and sister, who were also at the party, said “ got to try these tomato sandwiches – they are the best”. Now of course when [...]
Which tags are too vulgar or offensive for the State of Georgia to issue? For example some rejected tags are: EROTIKA and FOXIE 1. Also in order to defend religious, philosophical and political expression the State has also rejected to okay: GODROCKS, GODWHO, ILUVGUNS, and GAYPWR. So how do the employees at the Georgia Department [...]
Local Attorney George McCranie receives The EXPY Award! George McCranie, Georgia DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney, a two time #1 Best-Selling Author of the book “The Authority on DUI Defense” and Co-Author of the book “Protect & Defend”, receives the 2013 Expy Award. Douglas, GA / Valdosta, GA– May, 2014 – Local attorney, George McCranie [...]
Question: I have had my CDLs for 3 years. I recently had a wreck on a 4-wheeler and was charged with another DUI. No vehicles involved. I also had a DUI in 2003. Will I be able to get another CDL? Answer: In Georgia a 4-wheeler is considered a motorized vehicle and you can be [...]
Can I Ask For a Jury Trial Before the City Court Judge and Have My Case Transferred to Superior Court?
Question: Can I ask for a jury trial before the City Court Judge and have my case transferred to Superior Court? Can one have a case transferred from City Court to Superior Court by appearing before the City Court Judge where the citation is for, and stating that he wants a jury trial? I was [...]
Question: Can you get your court case moved from the municipal court to the state court without a lawyer? What is this process called? I was charged with a misdemeanor for shoplifting and my arraignment isn’t till 4 months later. I found that I can enroll in a pre-trial diversion program since I’m a first [...]
Question: I got charged with my second CUA plus a DOC, what will happen? My first CUA was when I was 17, now I’m 18 and still on probation and I got charged with CUA and DOC. What will happen? Answer: If you are currently on probation and you get charged with a new offense [...]
Georgia DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer, George McCranie IV featured on the CW as a Guest on “Do I Need a Lawyer”
George McCranie, Georgia DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney, was recently seen on the CW as an expert guest on the TV show, "Do I Need a Lawyer" Douglas, GA – December, 2013 – Best-selling Author and Georgia DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney George McCranie IV, was recently featured as an expert guest on the TV [...]
Question: My boyfriend is to turn his self in on Monday. He plans to not do so and be on the run. What are the consequences? Out waiting on bed. Probation officer called and told him to report on Monday a bed is opening up for him. Answer: I would not advise your boyfriend to go on [...]
Can a DUI that was reduced to a reckless driving charge be expunged or somehow removed from my record and if so how soon?
Question: Can a DUI that was reduced to a Georgia reckless driving charge be expunged or somehow removed from my record and if so how soon? I am accepted to nursing school but they will not take me with any criminal history convictions that relate to alcohol. So, if I get a DUI reduced to [...]