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What Happens If I Miss My ALS Hearing?

After you are arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) in Georgia, the state is probably going to automatically take away your driver’s license through administrative punishments unless ...
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The Importance of Remaining Silent

When you are being placed under arrest, one of the law enforcement officers present is supposed to remind you of your Miranda rights, sometimes called the Miranda warning. Odds are pretty high that ...
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Douglas N. Fox Celebrates 20 Years of Practicing Law

The world of litigation and law can be a stressful environment for the underprepared or those unfamiliar with its nuances. As unfortunate as it may be, it can be difficult for lawyers to commit to the ...
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Five Things You Should Do After an Arrest

If you have been arrested for allegedly committing a criminal offense, it is important you know what to do next. You may be frightened or worried about the potential consequences of your actions, but ...
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How are Juvenile Crimes Prosecuted in Georgia?

Do you have a child who has been arrested for committing a criminal offense? Are you worried about the penalties your child stands to face? Are you terrified your child could be tried as an adult? If ...
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What if the Police Found Drugs that Weren't Mine?

If the police have placed you under arrest or charged you with drug possession based on drugs they found in your possession that weren't yours, you are probably in a panic and wondering what to ...
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How to Challenge BAC Evidence in a Georgia DUI Case

Have you been arrested for a suspected DUI? If so, you may be wondering how to find a criminal defense attorney who can help you avoid the serious charges and penalties of a DUI conviction. Our firm ...
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Douglas N. Fox and Fox Firm, P.C. Once Again Awarded with a Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished Rating

When an individual has been arrested or charged with a criminal offense, one of the most important steps they can take to protect their rights is to contact an experienced, reputable criminal defense ...
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Should You Tell Your Probation Officer About a New Arrest?

The considerations and thoughts listed below is what I often tell my clients in response to the question, "Should You Tell Your Probation Officer About a New Arrest?" Many probation clients ...
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Having a Drug Case Dismissed in Georgia

Drug possession and distribution charges in Georgia are usually formally referred to as V.G.C.S.A., which stands for Violation(s) of Georgia Controlled Substances Act, as defined in Title 16, Article ...
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Atlanta Woman Charged with DUI and Homicide

In Atlanta, a 26 year old woman by the name of Christa Scott has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and first degree homicide with a motor vehicle. The Atlanta Police Department also ...
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Dad Facing DUI Charges after Forcing Daughter to Drink

In Georgia, a man was arrested and placed in jail after police learned that he forced his nine year old daughter to drink beer. According to police, the nine year old had a blood alcohol concentration ...
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Teacher Faces Felony Charges for Punching Student

In Albany, Georgia, a teacher is facing felony charges after being accused of punching a student on March 17 th. The teacher is employed with the Dougherty School System. District Attorney for the ...
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H.E.A.T. Cracks Down on Traffic Offenses

In 2003, the state of Georgia launched "100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.", a public awareness campaign. H.E.A.T. stands for Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic and is meant to crack down on ...
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Georgia DUI Breath Tests

In the state of Georgia, it is illegal to drive while under the influence of any intoxicating substance, such as alcohol, drugs or even prescription medications that impair judgment. Additionally, it ...
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DNA Tests Prove Man Was Not Guilty of Rape After All

In Cleveland, Ohio a man was vindicated after 30 years after a DNA test proved he did not rape an eleven-year-old girl. In his own words, Raymond Towler, now 52, said, “It finally happened, I ...
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Types of Property Crimes

The term "property crimes" can apply to two separate classifications of crimes. First, it applies to those crimes committed on another person's property or against another person's ...
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Fraud v. Forgery

Fraud is a relatively broad term applied to any illegal act in which the offender uses deceitful or deceptive means to carry out the crime. In almost all instances of fraud, the offender is trying to ...
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What are Violent Crimes?

A violent crime is considered any criminal act in which the offender uses violence or the threat of violence to carry out their crime. Examples of violent crimes include: Murder or Manslaughter ...
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Restraining Order Violations

If someone has filed a restraining order against you, it is very important that you do not violate the restraining order in any way. Restraining order violations are a crime in and of themselves, and ...
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Why Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

If you have been arrested for your involvement in the commission of a crime, it’s in your best interest to obtain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Being charged with a ...
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