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Tiger Woods Reaches Plea Agreement After DUI Arrest

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tiger Woods recently made the news, but unfortunately, it was not for his golf game. Woods was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after he was found sleeping behind the wheel earlier this summer. Woods was in Jupiter, Florida at the time of the incident. According to CBS, in th...

City's Alleged DUI Quota Target of Lawsuit

Posted by Richard Lawson | Apr 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The city of Tampa stands to pay a settlement of $65,000 to an eminent activist of Cuba-US relations, Albert A. Fox Jr., better known as Al Fox. At the heart of the suit is a questionable 2013 DUI charge which was later dropped. Fox, who was strip searched twice and held in custody for 12 hours, w...

Mailman Arrested for DUI, Cocaine Possession On The Job

Posted by Richard Lawson | Mar 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Gainesville, Georgia mailman found himself suddenly embroiled in criminal charges during an otherwise normal day on the job. The case of 50-year-old Edward Dickson Gay of Flowery Branch, Georgia offers a lesson in obeying traffic laws after a routine traffic stop resulted in his arrest. A deput...

Daughter Calls 911 On Father During DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Feb 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Authorities have released the audio from a 9-year-old's frantic 911 call, made while her father drove drunk with her and her younger sister in the vehicle. "Hello, is this 911? ... The only person that's here is my dad and he's drunk. My dad is drunk… Help me, please help me!” The call lasted 17 ...

One Reason Why A Criminal Case May Take Years

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jan 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cases take time, be they civil or criminal. There a number of reasons for this, including, an overworked court system, delays in obtaining discovery, or sometimes, a case can take a considerable amount of time because an issue was raised that was so essential to the case that it needed to be deci...

Should The Legal BAC Limit Be Lower?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the years laws change and evolve. These changes occur for a variety of reasons such as when new information is discovered or the law has become outdated. Recently the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has proposed changing one of the laws concerning drink and driving. In February, ...

Cameras In Ignition Interlock Devices

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ignition interlock devices are used on cars to prevent an individual from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. When, and if, an ignition interlock device is required will depend on the law of the state. Currently, 28 states as well as Washington, D.C., require that all individuals who are ...

What Not to Do When You're Pulled Over for DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | Nov 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As drivers, most of us know that there are certain actions or driving behaviors that officers look out for when it comes to identifying possible drunk drivers. What many drivers do not know is that officers are trained on the "visual detection of DWI motorists," meaning many, if not all officers...

Child Endangerment

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

You don't have to search very far to discover stories involving DUI charges and child endangerment on the internet. Recently, a woman with a BAC level twice the legal limit was pulled over and arrested. She was driving with her ten-year-old daughter in the backseat. The woman was charged with dru...

DUI Lawyer East Point

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 06, 2012 | 0 Comments

DUI Lawyer East Point GA East Point GA maintains its own police force and court system. An East Point officer, along with a Georgia State Trooper or a Fulton County officer can all make DUI arrests in the East Point City limit. In many DUI cases, there is a video of what happened. This is usuall...

DUI Lawyer Milton GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 04, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the city of Milton, GA, DUI enforcement is going strong. Just the other night, there was a massive roadblock / sobriety checkpoint off exit 11 at Windward Parkway near the Milton DUI courthouse.Fulton County cops were out in full force along with tons of Milton officers and officers of other n...

DUI Lawyer College Park GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 02, 2012 | 0 Comments

College Park GA has long had its own court system and police force, but within the past year now has a prosecutor on behalf of the city enforcing DUI and MIP (minor in possession of alcohol) offenses. In the past, if you were charged with DUI in College Park, you could attempt to work things out ...

DUI Lawyer Johns Creek

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

DUI Lawyer Johns Creek - Attorney Richard S. Lawson Since the city if Johns Creek Incorporated a few years ago, DUI arrests as well as arrests for underage possession or consumption of alcohol ( commonly known as MIP or Minor in Possession) have skyrocketed in the Johns Creek area of Fulton Coun...

DUI Lawyer in Sandy Springs

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sandy Springs DUI officers charge thousands of people with DUI and related charges such as hit and run and driving on a suspended license every year. When a Sandy Springs officer or a Georgia State Trooper are the arresting officer, when you are released from the jail you will be given a citation...

Palmetto GA DUI Lawyer

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the City of Palmetto GA, there is city government complete with a police department, city hall and court of law. Palmetto, GA encompasses parts of both Fulton County and Coweta County. If you are charged with a DUI and it is a misdemeanor, it will go to the City Court of Palmetto first. This i...

DUi Lawyer in Sandy Springs GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tonight the Sandy Springs Police Department joined other police agencies in Fulton County in the deployment of a massive DUI roadblock and DUI Roadside Checkpoint on Windward Parkway in Fulton County Georgia. Dozens of people were arrested and hundreds were stopped and checked for DUI. In you ar...

DUI Lawyer in Milton GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Milton Police Department was out in force tonight with other Fulton County Police officers stopping drivers at a DUI Roadblock in North Fulton County. DUI roadblocks in Milton and Fulton County have become more and more prevalent in the past few years since Milton became incorporated. The Mi...

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