Category: DUI Attorney Gwinnett County

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 […]

Gwinnett County and Cobb County Judicial Elections Results 2016

We want to keep our clients informed about the issues that affect them. On May 24, there were judicial elections in the counties we work in: Cobb, Gwinnett, DeKalb and Fulton. This month we will take a look at the results in Cobb and Gwinnett. (We also threw in a fact about each of the […]

Memorable DUI Defenses by Schiavone

While Ashley Schiavone is always working hard for her clients, this month we take a look at two memorable cases she worked on in 2015. While the circumstances are different for each case, these two are similar in their focus and both had positive outcomes for the defendant. State v. Dunton, June 19, 2015 After […]

Proactive Steps to Take After a DUI Arrest

If you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI,) here are some steps that Schiavone Law suggests you can take immediately that can save you time down the road. Contact a DUI Lawyer – If your license is taken by police and you are given a 1205 for for a Temporary Driving Permit, you […]

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 […]