Air BnB Removes 50 Listings in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports from Air BnB, the company has closed down a total of fifty listings within the City of Atlanta.

These closures are the result of violations of the rental company's regulations. All of these violations are in connection to large house parties being held in the rentals from Vine City to Buckhead.

This seems to be the company's response to a shooting that occurred outside of a house party at an Air BnB in Northwest Atlanta. Not only are there concerns as a result of the amount of alcohol and drug related offenses but also concerns about the significantly increased numbers of coronavirus within the state of Georgia.

Most of the time as an Atlanta DUI Lawyer, I cover the various traffic violations that are typically seen in connection with charges for DUI in Atlanta. However, in today's post I will outline the different alcohol and drug related charges in Georgia.

DUI Related Charges

There are many different alcohol and drug charges that exist according to Georgia Law. DUI Related Charges in Atlanta can vary from misdemeanor level offenses to felony level offenses. Misdemeanor offenses can result in up to 12 months of jail time and $1,000 in fines. Felony offenses can result in a minimum of 1 year of prison time as well as thousands of dollars in fines. These DUI related offenses include (but are not limited to):

  • Marijuana Possession
  • DUI Drugs
  • Open Container
  • Pedestrian Under the Influence
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Public Drunkenness
  • Scheduled Narcotic Possession (Any narcotics that that are categorized by the Georgia Controlled Substances Act)

Practice Note

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Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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