Blog Posts in 2016

Keep Your License & Stay Out of Jail This Holiday Season!

The holidays are a fun time of the year for spending time with family and friends and making great memories. Often, holiday get-togethers will involve alcohol, and unfortunately, there are some people ...
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Reinstatement of Driver's License After a Georgia DUI

If you have been arrested and accused of DUI in Georgia, you may be facing a suspension of your driver’s license. In fact, if you have refused to take a chemical test, license suspension is a ...
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What Happens if You Violate Probation in Georgia?

If you have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony offense in Georgia, you may be sentenced to a period of probation during which you will have to abide by certain rules and requirements. If you ...
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Don't Drink & Drive This Halloween

Like many other major holidays in America, Halloween sees a marked increase in preventable accidents – many of which involve alcohol. In fact, statistics have shown that holidays see far higher ...
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Domestic Violence: Penalties & Defenses

In Georgia, domestic violence is classified as an act of “family violence.” Domestic violence is a serious offense that comes with severe penalties. If you have been accused of domestic ...
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Why DUI Breath Tests are Prone to Error

DUI breath tests are regarded by law enforcement as an accurate and reliable way to test the amount of alcohol in a person’s body, but the truth is that false positive results are not uncommon. ...
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What Are My Rights at a DUI Checkpoint?

DUI checkpoints are used to evaluate the sobriety of random drivers. Police may establish roadside checkpoints on any public road. At the checkpoint, officers may ask for your driver’s license ...
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What Makes an HGN Test Inadmissible?

Under certain circumstances, horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) sobriety tests can be considered "inadmissible" in court. According to the NHTSA, HNG testing can allow prosecutors to establish ...
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Attorneys Howard Weintraub and Benjamin Alper Get Reduced Sentence for Client in Federal Cyberstalking Case

Criminal defense attorneys Howard Weintraub and Benjamin Alper of The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. defended the rights of Michael C. Ford, a former State Department employee who served at ...
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