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Our goal is to provide an analysis of both news stories and current issues in the Atlanta legal community.  Our Atlanta DUI Lawyers bring a wealth of experience to our readers because unlike news reporters, we work every day in the Atlanta and Fulton County court systems.  Anyone can report the news, but our Atlanta DUI Attorneys will explain to our readers how the law applies to current events and the consequences an accused person may face in court.  Additionally, we will discuss the potential defenses that may apply to the cases we discuss.  Check back daily for our legal analysis. 

City of Atlanta Experiences Protests Again

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - Protestors and demonstrators have been active again this weekend in Downtown Atlanta. The demonstrations occurred in conjunction with other demonstrations throughout the country. This all comes as dozens of lawyers, civil rights activists, and religious leaders continue to call ...

Another Road Rage Shooting Reported in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - Atlanta Police are investigating a road rage shooting that was reported in Southeast Atlanta. A woman reported the shooting as occurring near Lakewood Avenue. She said that the suspect cut her off as he was merging. She confronted the man which led to an argument. The man then a...

Driver Hits Cop Car in North Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Sandy Springs, a driver ended up hitting a police car and then wrecking a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The dash cam footage has been released and can be seen here. The suspect is facing nine serious charges including reckless driving, drivi...

Metro Atlanta Man Injured in Car Crash

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Metro Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of a neighboring Metro Atlanta county, an older gentleman was seriously injured after a car crash off of Dallas Highway Circle. Authorities reported that a group of “car enthusiasts” were speeding down Whitlock Avenue when one of the cars passed th...

Another Midtown Atlanta Road Rage Incident Reported

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Midtown Atlanta, a driver was shot while traveling in the 100 block of Peachtree Place. The shooting occurred around 10:00 AM on Sunday. They discovered the driver shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to a local hospital. Police are still sea...

Violent and Tragic Traffic Stop in North Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - A tragic traffic stop resulted in a driver committing suicide just north of the City of Atlanta late Thursday night. According to officers, police attempted to stop a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. This led to an officer being dragged by the vehicle. The driver then sped...

Another Act of Road Rage Leads to Shooting in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to the Atlanta Police Department, another case of road rage escalated to gunfire within the City of Atlanta - except this time in Midtown. Reports stated that a man was blocking traffic on 10th Street and got upset when someone honked at him. In response to the honking...

Atlanta Driver Hits Metro County Squad Car

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Fayette County, an Atlanta driver was allegedly under the influence when he hit a local police officer's squad car. The accident occurred on Georgia 92 last weekend. He is facing charges of reckless driving, obstruction, criminal interference with gov...

Alleged DUI Driver Dies After Crash South of Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - A driver that was allegedly under the influence died after a high-speed police chase resulted in a crash. Officers attempted to pull the driver initially because he was driving his vehicle against the curb of an entire block on Greenville Street in Coweta County. The driver pull...

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 ...

Driver Dies on I285 in Atlanta on Saturday Morning

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports off of I285 in Atlanta this past weekend, a driver was ejected from his vehicle during an accident. Police received calls around 2:00 AM. Witnesses reported a fatal crash. They discovered the driver's body ejected from his vehicle. The investigation is still...

Road Rage in Metro Atlanta Leads to Serious Injury

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of a Metro Atlanta County, a young driver has been arrested after allegedly biting another driver's cheek. According to authorities, the two drivers got into an altercation in a parking lot. This occurred after the first driver scolded the other for spee...

Atlanta Reality TV Show Star Arrested

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Gwinnett County, a former Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta star has been arrested after he allegedly hit and dented another man's vehicle. The incident involved the man's former girlfriend. This is not the first time that he has made headlines for criminal o...

Road Rage Turned Fatal South of Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - Another disturbing report has made its way into headlines as authorities south of the City of Atlanta are asking for help from the public. The incident occurred near Tara Boulevard in Clayton County. According to witnesses, a dispute that appeared as road rage resulted in gunfir...

Another Atlanta Police Department Update

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to the Atlanta City Council and the Atlanta Police Department, there have been new developments in the fight against street racing and reckless driving within the City of Atlanta. A new ordinance has been approved that makes even attending or viewing street racing even...

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