When it comes to bail bonds, people generally fall into one of two categories; those who have used them to get themselves or someone else out of jail, and those who have never had to use them. For those who have relied on the use of a trustworthy bail bonding agent to get either themselves […]
If you’ve ever been stopped by the police for any reason, there’s a chance that you might agree that it’s a bewildering situation, regardless of whether or not you were actually breaking the law. Your stress level increases, your heart races, and you’re doing your very best to be mindful of your own actions so […]
In an investigation that uncovered elaborate plans that included cheating on college entrance exams and affluent parents paying large bribes to get their kids admitted into prestigious schools, 33 parents, 9 college athletics coaches, and well-known actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were just some of the people who were recently caught up in what […]
Just as sure as flowers bloom in the warmth of the new spring season, so too, do our plans to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it’s a lazy weekend spent boating on any one of Georgia’s cool, sparkling lakes or rivers, or a spring break beach vacation, there will most probably be […]
It was a little over a year ago that Atlanta City Council members approved a bail reform ordinance that would eliminate the Municipal Court’s cash bond requirement for low-risk offenders charged with nonviolent misdemeanors and smaller city ordinance violations. The move was made in an effort to reduce the number of poor, small-time offenders clogging […]
Maybe it happened to you some time over the holidays…
Hopefully, it didn’t happen to you at all…
But perhaps after reading this, you might be prepared if you ever find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of being the first person a friend or family member called after they got arrested.
It’s not only a terrible thing for […]
December has arrived, which means it’s the holiday season, also known as a busy time of year for the average social calendar. With the company Christmas party, the family gatherings, and other assorted holiday parties you’re sure to be invited to, chances are you just might find yourself having an alcoholic drink or two at […]
Quite possibly due to the widespread use of ridesharing services via popular mobile device apps such as Uber and Lyft, the Georgia Department of Driver Services has released dataindicating a significant decrease in the number of license suspensions and convictions due to driving under the influence (DUI) between 2007-2017.
While the thought that ridesharing apps may […]
Chances are, you’ve probably never had a personal encounter with a law enforcement officer. But chances are also likely that if you havehad a personal encounter with an officer of the law, it was during a common traffic stop.
Perhaps you were going faster than the posted speed limit, texting while driving, driving without using your […]
An email inquiry that came in to us just a couple weeks ago:
I’m hoping you can answer a few questions for me regarding a trip to Las Vegas that my 21-year-old son and some friends are taking in a few weeks to celebrate a friend’s 21st birthday. As you can probably guess, my husband and […]