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The Age Of Consent In Georgia And Statutory Rape

By Hawkins Spizman |

Age matters when it comes to engaging in lawful sexual activity. Across the country, each state has its own individual laws about who can legally consent to engage in sexual activity. In Georgia, there are different rules for various ages and life situations but as a general rule, if a male or female is… Read More »

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How Many Car Accidents Take Place In Georgia?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Car accidents are a real problem in the United States. Even when compared to other similar industrialized nations, the U.S. leads with the highest number of crashes that happen every year and the fatalities they produce. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) every day there are 90 people that die… Read More »

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Top Five Mistakes Law Enforcement Makes During DUI Stops

By Hawkins Spizman |

Maybe you drank a bit more than you thought you did before you got behind the wheel. If this is true, then your driving behavior or other indicators may alert the police to pull you over and check you out. Just one mistake or miscalculation in your actions can lead to a DUI arrest… Read More »

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Does A Police Officer’s Testimony Mean You Will Be Convicted Of A DUI In Georgia?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Not only do the police play a part in pulling you over if they suspect you may be driving drunk, but they can also play a critical role in your DUI case too. The officer who arrested you has a role that can impact you significantly and it’s not only regarding just pulling you… Read More »

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Committing Crimes Across State Lines And Federal Charges

By Hawkins Spizman |

When you are accused of committing a crime, it could only involve one state and its laws, or depending on what it is, it could involve multiple states. These situations can be highly complicated and are handled much differently than those which only involve a single state. No matter which situation you are in,… Read More »

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Can A DUI Charge In Georgia Be Dismissed?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Being pulled over and arrested for a DUI in Georgia is not exactly what anyone sets out to do when they leave a gathering, a dinner, or another event. But it happens all of the time because the police are always on the lookout for drunk drivers. Georgia is very serious about combatting and… Read More »

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What To Do If You Were Arrested For DUI In Georgia When You Live Out Of State

By Hawkins Spizman |

Georgia is a beautiful state to live in and visit which is why the United States Census Bureau (USCB) reports that the peach state has around 10,799.566 residents and growing. There is a lot to love about the state which explains why not only does the state get a significant amount of tourism each… Read More »

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How Insurance Companies Determine Fault After An Injury Accident

By Hawkins Spizman |

In Georgia, the fault system the state adheres to allows for some victims of car accidents or other injury incidents to file claims for financial compensation. Compensation is meant to recover losses victims endured by the negligence of others. Knowing what fault system your state follows is important when it comes to injury accidents…. Read More »

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Can You Be Charged With DUI In Georgia For Having Methamphetamine In Your System?

By Hawkins Spizman |

No one should get behind the wheel with anything in their system that can alter their ability to safely operate their vehicle. Doing so not only puts your own life and that of others in the car with you at grave risk but it also puts everyone on the road around you in danger…. Read More »

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4 Tactics Trucking Companies Use To Avoid Paying Victims Of Truck Accidents

By Hawkins Spizman |

If driving near large trucks makes you uneasy, you are not alone. These massive vehicles can be intimidating and menacing. They reduce your visibility, have several blind spots, and they have the potential to sway in high winds. Additionally, there are many ways that crashes can happen that lead to devastating consequences. Whether it… Read More »

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