Peach State Lawyers trial victory!

In my first blog post, Peach State Lawyer Daniel Farnsworth wants to be the first to congratulate our co-worker, colleague, and good friend Peach State Lawyer Michael Murphy on his first jury trial victory.  This is the first of many more trial victories to come for Michael. Here are the details: Peach State Lawyer Michael […]

Atlanta Police Department was Awarded a $140,200 Grant

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety gave the money to APD’s Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic units that aim to enforce speeding laws, reduce drunk driving accidents and educate communities about safety. The Atlanta Police Department will add $140,200 to the local unit’s budget, giving the program a $233,600 budget. Between October 2011 and September […]

The Georgia Governor’s Officeawarded a $1.8 million H.E.A.T. grant to the GSP

The grant will allow the state patrol to continue its Nighthawks Georgia State Patrol DUI Task Force – a group of state troopers who have received specialized DUI enforcement training – and its Administrative License Suspension (ALS) Program, the state patrol said. H.E.A.T. is an acronym for Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic and aims to […]

Police cannot prolong a traffic stop without more than a hunch

In Dominguez, deputies stopped a car driven by Dominguez after they observed him fail to properly signal a right turn.Dominquez appeared nervous when he gave his driver’s license to the deputies.The deputies had Dominguez exit his car.The deputies asked did he have any drugs or weapons on his person.Dominguez said that he did not have […]

Forced Blood Draws

Georgia State Patrol Night Hawks Division has gone to a new system in Fulton County. If you refuse to take a breath test at the jail on the Intoxilyzer 5000, the trooper will seek a telephonic warrant with a magistrate judge to force you to give the State a sample of your blood. If the […]