Frequently Asked Questions

DUI and the Effects on Your Nursing License in Georgia

Anyone charged with DUI in Georgia faces serious consequences and should do everything possible to defend the charge. For nurses, your career could be at stake. It is, therefore, crucial to ensure that a drink with your colleagues after a stressful day’s work at the hospital does not have life-altering results. How will a DUI …

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Effects of a Criminal Arrest on a Nursing License Renewal in Georgia

If you are a nurse arrested on suspicion of committing a crime in Georgia, your professional career is at stake. Whether you were arrested for a traffic offense, misdemeanor,  felony, any crime involving “moral turpitude,” violation of the Controlled Substance Act, or a DUI, you will need to take a number of extra steps to …

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What is First Offender? What is Conditional Discharge?

First Offender Act in Georgia: What is Conditional Discharge? What is First Offender? What is Conditional Discharge? Georgia has three useful pieces of law that shield you from a conviction. Everyone has a right to use them, but only once, and it is important to use them in a strategic order. While I have listed …

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What will happen to my Drivers License after a DUI arrest?”

The first question that must be answered is what state issued your drivers license. If you have a GEORGIA license, the impacts of both DUI arrests and DUI convictions are fairly straightforward. You can check the current status of your Georgia drivers license here, through the Georgia Department of Driver Services. If you have an …

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Important Criminal Defense Constitutional Rights

First Amendment Rights Right to Free Speech (1st Amendment) Like the Fourth Amendment, the First Amendment could have an entire library filled with books about the Rights that stem from the First Amendment. A common one in criminal defense (and some civil cases) is your Right to Free Speech. Our society values the input of …

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