Video: Options After First Lifetime Marijuana Arrest in State of Georgia

PeachState’s own W. Scott Smith discusses options for those arrested for the first time and charged with possession of marijuana in the state of Georgia.

House Bill 407 Enacts Changes to Mandatory License Suspension Requirements for Second Conviction in Five Years

The State of Georgia imposes a mandatory suspension of a driver’s license if a person is convicted of one of the following offenses: O.C.G.A. §40-5-54 1)       Homicide by Vehicle as Defined in §40-6-393 2)       Any Felony in the Commission of Which a Motor Vehicle is Used 3)       Hit and Run or Leaving the Scene of […]

Drug Convictions May Impact Your Ability to Receive Financial Aid

In 1998, the United States Congress passed a law that disqualified students from receiving financial aid who were convicted of the possession or sale of drugs if they were arrested while receiving aid. In Georgia, misdemeanor Marijuana possession of less than one ounce falls under this law. Beginning in the 2000-2001 academic year, the U.S. […]

House Bill 150 May Allow You to Remove your Mughshot/Book-In/Booking Photo from Commercial Websites

You’ve been arrested. The Sheriffs office took a picture perfect mugshot of you. You get released and the next day you type your name into Google and see your mugshot on a number of mugshot related websites, right at the top of Google’s search results, for everyone, including family, current and potential employers, and the […]

Find the Best Atlanta DUI Lawyer at the Peachstate Lawyer

The best Atlanta DUI lawyer can make a huge difference for you and the outcome of your case. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that all attorneys and law firms aren’t created equally. And when you’re facing serious charges including drunk driving and related matters, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. You […]