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Criminal Defense

Jan
16

To Nolo, or Not to Nolo?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Criminal Defense, Uncategorized

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Some of you might have heard the expression “pleading nolo” in the context of a traffic or criminal case. Some of you might have never hear of such an expression. In the legal context, “nolo” is short for “nolo contendere” which is Latin for “no contest”.  Simply put, it means someone charged with a crime […]

Nov
28

How can I get rid of my Georgia criminal record?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Criminal Defense, Uncategorized

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It’s easy to get a criminal record in Georgia.  Unfortunately, it is far easier than most of us would like to think.  Many people are charged with a variety of offenses, from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies, and, due to decisions to delay hiring qualified counsel or perhaps even due to poor representation, they make […]

Oct
28

What is the legal limit in Georgia for a DUI?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Blog, Criminal Defense

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What is the legal limit in Georgia for a DUI? In Georgia, it is generally illegal for a person to operate or be in control of a motor vehicle when a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 grams or more by weight of alcohol at any time within three hours after driving. Notice above […]

Jun
27

Riding in cars with boys….and 1600 tablets of ecstasy MDMA

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense

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State v. Martin D. Martin is a 23 year old girl who travelled to Georgia from her home in Mississippi. Traveling with her were her boyfriend, G. Heard, and his friend, T.Fellows, whom she had only met on one occasion. The three of them came to Georgia for a weekend away and so that she […]

Jun
27

Do Not Become a Victim of a Secret Shopper Scam

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense

Tags: secret shopper scam

Over the course of the past year or two, we have seen a rise in the number of clients who have fallen prey to the “Secret Shopper” scam or something similar. This is a scam that most often begins with an email offering either a job or sweepstakes win that seems too good to be […]

Feb
02

DUI – What is the ten (10)day rule?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense

Tags: drivers license, DUI, georgia, less safe, ten day rule

Arrested for DUI?  Be aware of the “10 day rule”! It could affect your ability to drive in the state of Georgia. The “Ten Day Rule,” as it is sometimes called, refers to the requirement that a driver who is notified that his/her license is being suspended for either  a.)  Submitting to a state administered […]

Feb
02

DUI – Refusing the Breath Test

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense

Tags: DUI, refuse breath test, state administered breathalyzer test, suspend driver's license

DUI – WHAT HAPPENS IF I REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO A BREATH TEST? You’ve been pulled over in a routine traffic stop. The officer suspects you may be under the influence of alcohol and asks you if you will submit to a breathe test. This is among the most difficult decisions that my clients and […]

Jul
13

A. Day – TRIAL OF DUI CASE WITH NO BREATH TEST OR BAC RESULTS

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense, Testimonials

Tags: breath test, DUI, not guilty, refuse, trial

Acquitted! Alanna Ford - DUI Less Safe Case Refused Breath Test No BAC

Jul
03

Overcoming the Pitfalls of a Defending a DUI Case

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense

Tags: criminal, DUI

Even the best trained and most ethical officers can make mistakes. Furthermore, the standards and criteria by which officers evaluate drivers can be compromised by junk science, misapplication of scientific principles, or a host of other factors. The research and technical issues involved in the evidence and procedure surrounding the area of DUI require anyone charged with this offense to immediately seek knowledgeable counsel.

Sep
13

Police “Subpoenas” Puzzle Lawyers

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Blog, Criminal Defense, Daily Report, Media

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Fulton County Daily Report Greg Land September 13, 2006 ATLANTA ATTORNEYS Charles B. Pekor, Jr. and Daniel E. DeWoskin were in a meeting at their downtown Atlanta office last month when a pair of detectives from East Point arrived and demanded an audience. Upon emerging, DeWoskin was presented with a “Court Order for the Production of Documents” bearing a […]

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