Police officers have the duty to serve and protect. These men and women work to ensure that Georgia residents abide by the laws of the state. This past week an 11-year veteran of the DeKalb County Police Department has been arrested on a string of drug charges.
It's football season again. Fall usually brings fans in Georgia and in states across the nation together to cheer for their favorite team. However, plays off the field are making bigger headlines than the moves on the field. After the release of an elevator altercation, Ray Rice now faces a lifetime ban from the game of football and a firestorm of public controversy.
Whether you have just been charged or already received a conviction, the effect of a DUI on a Georgia job seeker's record can be devastating. Those who hold commercial driver's licenses can effectively be shut out of the job market when a DUI is present on their record. There are effective steps that can be taken to help an individual regain their ability to work.
High profile cases can make it difficult for defendants to receive a fair trial. In these cases, defense attorneys must be careful to keep the focus on the facts of the case and build the best possible defense for the client.