Knowing what to do when you're pulled over and suspected of drunk driving could help you avoid going to jail for DUI. Here are 7 dos and don'ts to keep in mind when you see those red lights flashing behind you. If you were pulled over and charged with a DUI, an experienced Valdosta defense attorney can help you avoid the [...]
Burglary charges are serious and will result in a felony record if you are convicted. If you are facing burglary charges, a criminal defense lawyer at George McCranie Law Firm can help. What Are the Consequences of Conviction? The consequences of a felony conviction in Georgia are severe, and will affect many areas of your life. In [...]
If you were given field sobriety tests and later charged with a DUI, an experienced Valdosta defense attorney can help you avoid the harshest criminal penalties. When you’re pulled over and an officer suspects you may be intoxicated, you may be given a series of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs). The approved SFSTs in GA are [...]
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There are a few ways to make sure you get the right lawyer for your case – a skilled lawyer who will fight for your rights – so you’ll have the best chance of Winning! And, being a Criminal Defense Attorney in Georgia for OVER 20 years, I can offer you some advice on the following [...]
#1: Dress appropriately Dress semi-formal. This shows that you are taking this moment seriously and that it is a very important matter. #2: Do not bring children if they are not a part of the application Children can be a distraction for you when you are waiting your turn to be interviewed. These interviews may also be [...]
Can I just show up at the probation office to meet with my probation officer? She is very difficult and does not want to meet with me.
Question: I transferred from another county where the probation officer does not do home visits. You have to make an appointment once a month to see them at their office. My new probation officer keeps telling me that the case has not transferred yet and that the other county has to contact her. I contacted [...]
Question: My girlfriend is 17 years old, and I am 20 years old. She's from Mexico, and her family are from Mexico too. They are undocumented illegal immigrants. Her parents are trying to keep her from me. I want to know, she lives with me; can they really do anything about it without getting in [...]
What should I do if I received a notice for failure to appear in court concerning a traffic citation that wasn’t in the system?
Question: I got a speeding ticket on Feb 15th in Savannah. On the ticket, it said I had court on March 30th. I called two weeks before court date, and they said my citation wasn't in the system and was told to call back. So I called back, and my citation was still not in [...]
Question: My boyfriend had his bond reduction hearing today and his public defender handed over evidence to the DA that she believes will exonerate him. My question is, what happens now? Will he get another court date? Does the DA have a certain amount of time to look at the evidence? I don't really know [...]