November 2017

How Do You Challenge Eyewitness Identifications?

2017-11-13T23:06:02+00:00

An eyewitness identification is often a big break in a criminal investigation. In a typical confrontation, the police will ask a witness to view a suspect standing in a lineup, and a positive ID can quickly lead to your prosecution and conviction. However, Georgia criminal defendants can challenge positive eyewitness identifications in several ways. At [...]

How Do You Challenge Eyewitness Identifications? 2017-11-13T23:06:02+00:00

Criminal Defense Attorney Red Flags

2017-11-13T22:46:40+00:00

A criminal conviction can carry lasting consequences. Possible job loss, difficulty getting an apartment, or losing your right to vote being only some of them. For this reason, you should select your criminal defense attorney carefully. The Epps Law Group has years of experience providing tough and ethical representation for criminal defendants, but not all [...]

Criminal Defense Attorney Red Flags 2017-11-13T22:46:40+00:00

What happens if you leave the Scene of an Accident?

2017-11-08T22:17:59+00:00

In every state, it's a crime to leave the scene of an accident. A hit and run refers to striking another vehicle or person with your car and then driving away. If you are involved in a collision that results in injury or death to any person, or damage to another vehicle, Georgia law requires [...]

What happens if you leave the Scene of an Accident? 2017-11-08T22:17:59+00:00

Understanding Georgia Gun Laws

2017-11-08T22:18:46+00:00

State laws governing firearms explain when you need a license to carry a weapon, where you can carry your firearms and what the penalties are for breaking the laws. It is important to know Georgia’s law surrounding your right to carry a firearm and the possible penalties you may face for breaking the laws. License [...]

Understanding Georgia Gun Laws 2017-11-08T22:18:46+00:00

October 2017

Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays

2017-11-08T22:19:03+00:00

With the holiday season right around the corner, most people will be out eating, drinking and celebrating with family and friends. Unfortunately, this can also be one of the riskiest times to be out on the road. Between Christmas and New Year, the U.S. sees the average number of fatalities involving alcohol-impaired drivers rise 34 [...]

Avoiding a DUI During the Holidays 2017-11-08T22:19:03+00:00

What Does It Take to Claim Self-Defense

2017-11-08T22:19:17+00:00

Self-defense is a basic human right. If you are being attacked, or fear for your life, you have the right to use force, even deadly force, to protect yourself. Unfortunately, in some cases, assault charges are brought against the person who was only trying to protect themselves, their property, or another human being. Self-defense is a [...]

What Does It Take to Claim Self-Defense 2017-11-08T22:19:17+00:00

April 2017

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean?

2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

In order to maintain safety on the roads, there are a number of traffic violations that drivers must be constantly aware of. Even the speed limit, one of the most basic and constant regulations on the road, must be considered from a subjective perspective in the moment. Otherwise, a driver may be facing a “Too [...]

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean? 2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

No Proof Of Insurance In Georgia

2017-04-24T12:23:37+00:00

Driving Without Proof Of Insurance In Georgia In the unfortunate event of an accident, auto insurance is essential to protecting yourself as well as any other drivers on the road. In Georgia, the statute requiring that drivers have adequate insurance can play out in multiple ways, depending on the specific circumstances. The best way to [...]

No Proof Of Insurance In Georgia 2017-04-24T12:23:37+00:00

Fight Your Second DUI

2017-04-24T12:28:37+00:00

Defending yourself in the case of a second DUI charge can be significantly more difficult than a first offense. You will be considered a repeat offender, which comes with more severe penalties and consequences, especially if the subsequent arrest is within five years of the first. Repeat offender laws have become progressively harsher in recent [...]

Fight Your Second DUI 2017-04-24T12:28:37+00:00

Boating Under The Influence in Georgia

2017-04-24T12:30:23+00:00

Georgia BUI Most people are familiar with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge, but are you prepared in the event of a BUI? Boating Under the Influence is illegal in Georgia, and a BUI charge can come with fines and consequences just like a DUI. Although the charge refers to “boating,” this law applies [...]

Boating Under The Influence in Georgia 2017-04-24T12:30:23+00:00