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Understanding the Legal Aspects and Seeking Justice in Nursing Home Abuse


Nursing home abuse is a disturbing and increasingly prevalent issue that demands our attention. As the aging population continues to grow, so does the risk […]

6 Tips for Hiring an Attorney for Civil Litigation


There are over 1.3 million lawyers in the United States. When you find yourself in need of an attorney for civil litigation, how can you […]

When to Hire a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer


Did you know that there are 1,327,910 attorneys as of 2021 in the United States? Hiring a federal criminal defense attorney can be a challenge when […]

How Much Does an Attorney Cost on Average?


Did you know that there are approximately 1.3 million lawyers in this country? Why is it important to know how much does an attorney cost? […]

10 Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer


Believe it or not, more than 10 million people are arrested in the United States each year. That statistic might surprise you, and yet it’s […]

Six Tips for How to Find a Lawyer


It’s shocking how many people find themselves in situations that need a lawyer’s help to solve. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics even predicts that […]

9 Qualities to Look for In a Criminal Defense Lawyer


Have you been charged with a crime? Are you looking for a criminal defense lawyer who can give you the best chance of a good […]

8 Questions to Ask Your DUI Lawyer


Nearly 30 people die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver every day in the US. That’s about one death every 50 minutes. […]

Refusing a breathalyzer can be a bad decision


In Georgia, a driver with a breath-alcohol concentration of 0.08% is presumed impaired, but the driver can still be arrested for DUI “less safe” with a […]

Don’t let an illegal search and seizure lead to your conviction


A drug crime conviction can threaten to derail your life as you know it. It has the potential to hit you with jail or prison […]

What you need to know about the latest Supreme Court DUI ruling


It can put you on edge if a law enforcement officer pulls you over for a suspected DUI. You may be unclear what your rights […]

What the Georgia Code says about theft


When children are young, they generally learn that stealing is taking something that does not belong to them. The laws are not as straightforward, though, […]

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