Archive | May, 2013

TEXTING AND DRIVING

My cellphone has become an essential tool in my professional, personal, and outdoor life. I can send emails, get weather reports, use Facebook, and many other things. I can also text message. Most of us use text messaging on a daily basis. It [...]

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FEDS WANT TO LOWER ALCOHOL LIMIT

Since I quit drinking years ago; I am no longer personally concerned with the DUI limit in Georgia. I do not have an opinion on what the per se limit in Georgia should be. However, from a professional standpoint, I am concerned with DUI limits becaus [...]

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT LAWYER

After practicing law for over 10 years and meeting with thousands of clients, I have learned about the importance of choosing the right lawyer for the right case. The beginning of the lawyer/client relationship sets the tone for the entirety of the c [...]

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HIGH COURT STRIKES DOWN DUI LAW

Last month, the United States Supreme Court struck down a Missouri law that allowed officers to conduct warrantless blood tests on suspected DUI drivers. This decision will have little if any impact on Georgia DUI law because our state has alr [...]

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MY INTERVIEW WITH JUDGE EMORY PALMER

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to interview one of our newest judges in the west Georgia area, Bill Hamrick. As many of you know, we have another judge who took the bench in January of this year. He is superior court Judge Emory Palmer.
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