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New Georgia DUI Law in Effect

A new Georgia DUI law goes into effect on July 1st. This law will give a suspect more time to file for a hearing and the option to request driving privileges using an Ignition Interlock device. While these changes can be helpful, it is always important to contact a DUI lawyer and discuss your options before deciding […]

Drugged Driving vs Drunk Driving in Georgia

Drugged Driving vs Drunk Driving in Georgia

Prescription Drugs are Not Exempt from DUI Penalties Tiger Woods is one of the latest high-profile people to be arrested for driving under the influence. In his case, he was using drugs that were legally prescribed to him after a recent back surgery. But, in the court of law, using a legal drug does not […]

Reinstating Your Georgia Driver’s License After a DUI

When faced with a DUI, there are some serious license consequences that you should be aware of, especially when it’s time for reinstating your driver’s license in Georgia. When You’re Over the Age of 21 If you are over the age of 21, a Georgia license holder, and convicted of your first DUI in the past five […]

2017 Rising Star DUI Lawyer Ashley Schiavone

Schiavone Law Group is proud to announce that our very own Ashley Schiavone has been selected as a Rising Star in the area of DUI by the Super Lawyers organization! This is an award for lawyers considered elite in their fields. It includes a rigorous nomination and selection process. First, lawyers are nominated by other […]

Defending DUI: Case Outline

The Updated Edition by Ashley Schiavone Schiavone Law Group is proud of the work we do to help our fellow lawyers and community members. The book, Defending DUI: Case Outline by Ashley Schiavone has been updated and released by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLEGA), so we asked her to explain the purpose and […]

DUI Cases in Review 2016 by Ashley Schiavone

Happy New Year! We are excited to see what 2017 brings and want to take a moment to celebrate 2016’s successes. Most of Ashley Schiavone’s biggest wins were accomplished before the dui cases even went to trial. Both resulted in a dismissal of the DUI charge. In one case, the client was pulled over for […]

DUI Attorney Response to “Stop and Spit”

A Review of Implied Consent Law With so much case law surrounding the Fourth Amendment and search and seizure issues, it’s hard to believe that DNA collection is happening in states like Florida and Connecticut when probable cause for a crime hasn’t even been established. Thankfully, Georgia hasn’t reached the point of “stop and spit,” […]

DUI Outline for Georgia for 2016 by Ashley Schiavone

Georgia CLE Courses for DUI Cases Ashley Schiavone is dedicated to her clients and the legal profession. She is passionate about educating others about good legal practice in DUI law, which has led her to initiate many projects outside of her own legal practice. Her latest project is an incredible opportunity to offer new material […]