Should States Do Away With DUI Checkpoints?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Missouri legislature is currently weighing the possibility of cutting the number of DUI checkpoints in the state, raising questions about the overall efficacy-to-cost ratio of this controversial anti-DUI measure. A recent proposal would see fewer checkpoints in the state, as no money in the n...

Professor Awarded $200,000 After Unwarranted DUI Charge

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A University of South Carolina-Lancaster professor has closed the book on a false DUI debacle that began in February 2014. In an arrest that many characterized as having "no evidence," esteemed professor Darris Hassell was charged with driving under the influence after spending an evening grading...

Have a DUI-Free Cinco de Mayo

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner in Georgia. Atlanta will be bustling with festivities. Cantinas and taquerias across Forsyth county and greater Georgia will be open for business to celebrate this ‘imported' holiday, serving obligatory margaritas, Tecate, Dos Equis, Tequila Sunrises and Pa...

Woman Live Streams Herself Driving Under The Influence

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Social media has become an increasingly popular method of communication in recent years. There is a wide range of apps and websites available for people to post, chat, and share information on. Some of the most popular and well-known social media platforms include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, an...

Cobb County DUI Task Force

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Cobb County there is a DUI TASK FORCE.  These police officers receive special training in DUI Detection, Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and DUI Arrest Procedures.  These officers are also more likely to care about the outcome of their cases.  When arrested by the Cobb County DUI Task Force...

5 Tips for DUI Traffic Stops

Posted by Richard Lawson | Nov 04, 2014 | 0 Comments

In order to arrest you for drunk driving, law enforcement must conduct a traffic stop. In order to pull you over, the officer needs to have a reasonable suspicion that you committed a crime. In short, if you're pulled over for any traffic infraction, such as speeding or rolling through a stop sig...

Police Officers Can Be Arrested for DUI Too

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 09, 2012 | 0 Comments

Let's be honest, we all make mistakes and sometimes we don't realize how serious these mistakes are until there are consequences. Police officers are human too, and even they can face charges for driving under the influence just as any average citizen. Whatever the case may be, every individual d...

Georgia News Anchor Arrested After a DUI Accident

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 06, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the Huffington Post, Amanda Davis with the Fox 5 news in Atlanta Georgia was recently arrested for driving under the influence. Police reports share that she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence because her accident was a result of her driving on the wrong side of...

Common DUI Arrest Mistakes

Posted by Richard Lawson | Dec 04, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the event of a DUI arrest, what you do from then on is absolutely crucial. No matter what state you live in, being arrested for driving under the influence is a very serious matter because it is an act that potentially can place many lives at risk. Here are a couple tips to consider including ...

DUI Attorney in Cobb County GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

In any case where the driver is suspected of and arrested for DUI in Cobb County, there will be the possibility of an administrative suspension of your Georgia driver's license or privilege to drive in this state. This is a separate proceeding from your criminal case but can have a significant im...

DUI Attorney in Cobb County

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

After you are arrested for DUI in Cobb County, the law enforcement officer will read you an implied consent notice and you will be asked to submit to a state-administered chemical test of your breath, blood, or urine. By state law, you are required to submit to this testing and any person who ref...

DUI Lawyer in Cobb County

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each DUI case in Cobb County has a specific sequence of events that take place and having a DUI Lawyer in Cobb County at your side from the very beginning is important to ensure that you are fully informed when making critical decisions will be essential to your ability to investigate and defend ...

DUI Lawyer in Cobb County GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many people call my office and ask if there was probable cause for the arrest in their case. Without probable cause, the DUI arrest in Cobb County will be invalid. It is extremely important to hire a DUI Lawyer in Cobb County GA to properly investigate your case and your potential defenses. A la...

Cobb County DUI Lawyer

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 06, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you feeling stressed, confused, upset or angry after a DUI arrest? A Cobb County DUI Lawyer can help. There are often many challenges that can be raised against a DUI charge. Law enforcement in Cobb County must have a valid reason to stop your vehicle. It is against the constitution for them ...

It Seems Everyone Has a DUI These Days.....

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 04, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cobb County police arrest thousands of people for DUI each year as do the DUI officers for the incorporated Cobb citites of Marietta, Smyrna, Kennesaw and Acworth. Getting charged with DUI can be expensive and time consuming. It can also be embarrassing. Society tends to associate a DUI with havi...

Cracking Down on Repeat DUI Offenders

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 04, 2012 | 0 Comments

In a Cobb County traffic court, the only thing worse than being charged with DUI is being charged with asecond DUI. Under current Georgia law, if you are charged with your second DUI in the past 10 years (as measured by date of arrest, not date of convictions), you face upgraded punishments and c...

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