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Know Your Rights with Body Cameras

If you are arrested for a DUI in Georgia, you may notice an officer wearing a camera. In Georgia, and across the United States, more and more police officers are required to use body-worn cameras when they interact with the public. Law enforcement departments list several reasons why they are adopting body cameras: officer safety, […]

Don’t Let “Drinksgiving” Ruin Your Holiday

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is famously a big travel day in the United States. It is also a very popular time to get drunk. Widely known as “Drinksgiving” or “Blackout Wednesday,” Thanksgiving eve, the start to a long weekend, has become a popular drinking day. There is a huge spike in beer and liquor sales, […]

Can a DUI Conviction Affect Your Future?

If you have been arrested for a DUI in Georgia, you are probably most concerned about the immediate problems: jail time, fines and license suspension. Yes – A DUI Conviction Can Affect Your Future Employment While those are obviously big consequences, many people do not consider other secondary consequences of a DUI conviction. One of […]

Schiavone Law Featured in South Magazine

Schiavone Law was featured in the June-July issue of Savannah-based South magazine. Ashley Schiavone and her father, Mike Schiavone are highlighted in an article discussing their professional history, achievements, and expertise. Family Matters The article describes Mr. Schiavone as a well-known attorney in Savannah. It describes Ms. Schiavone as an up-and-coming attorney in the Atlanta […]

DUI Law in Georgia Continues to Change

DUI Law in Georgia continues to change. First, by rulings in the Georgia Supreme Court, and now by the Georgia Legislature. That latest change was an adjustment to Georgia’s Implied Consent law. GEORGIA’S OLD LAW The Implied Consent law for people over the age of 21 created wording for officers to read to people suspected […]