Category: DUI Attorney Fulton County

5 Rights You Have at a Georgia DUI Traffic Stop

Here are five rights you have when stopped for a DUI in the State of Georgia. 1. Right to remain silent.If you don’t want to answer any questions asked by the officer, you can politely exercise your right to remain silent and only speak in the presence of counsel.

3 Atlanta New Year’s Eve Driving Alternatives

New Year’s Eve always sees record numbers of DUI arrests. At Schiavone Law Group we encourage you to think ahead when it comes to having a good night on the town on New Year. If you are planning on heading out tonight, check out these options to avoid calling us tomorrow! 1) Uber Uber is […]

Defending DUI: Case Outline for 2015

Recently I was able to update the Georgia DEFENDING DUI: Case Outline for 2015. Annual adjustments to this book are significant because of the latest developments in our Georgia judicial system. This outline for DUI cases in Georgia was created to help attorneys understand how the DUI and traffic laws work in our state without […]

DUI Defense – Too Drunk to Consent?

DUI Defense – Too Drunk to Consent?

A New Georgia DUI Defense? DUI law and litigation in Georgia has taken on a new energy this summer with the Georgia Supreme Court decision of Williams v. State, S14A1625 (2015). In this landmark decision, our state supreme court found that before an officer can ask a suspected drunk driver for a state blood, breath […]

Funniest DUI Photos & Headlines

Funniest DUI Photos & Headlines

We have all seen them. Those hard to forget photos of people under the influence and their mugshots. I think we could all agree that Nick Nolte should be in the “Hall of Fame of Bad DUI Photos”. This month for Schiavone Law Group’s blog we gathered up the craziest and funniest headlines and DUI mugshots […]

Successful DUI Defenses-Schiavone Law Group

Successful DUI Defenses by Schiavone Law Group A good DUI lawyer knows that there are a variety of different legal issues that can arise in any driving under the influence case. Often times, the battle can be won before trial during pre-trial motions. This summer, Schiavone Law has had some great success during this stage […]

Common Legal Language in the Courtroom 101

Common Legal Language in the Courtroom 101                    If you ever have to serve on a jury or are in the difficult position of sitting before a judge, it may help to know some of the language commonly used in the courtroom. You are probably familiar with […]

Spring Festival Time is Around the Corner

The last few cold fronts make it hard to believe that Atlanta’s famous Spring Festival Season is just around the corner. To get us through these final freezing weeks of winter, we thought we would share a few of them, so you can start planning how to de-thaw this March: St. Patrick’s Day Parade – […]

Sobriety Checkpoint Answers from a DUI Lawyer

Sobriety Checkpoint Answers from a DUI Lawyer It is common in the state of Georgia to come across a Sobriety Checkpoint. These are legal roadblocks that police set up to stop oncoming motorists and ensure that they catch drivers who have been drinking. There have been many videos circulating on social media where individuals refuse […]

Understanding the Different Types of Traffic School in Georgia

The stores are stocked with pencils and dorm supplies. Parents seem to have a little more bounce in their step. In the spirit of the time of year, we at Schiavone Law thought it would be a good time to tell you about the different types of Traffic School in Georgia. 1. ADAP – If […]