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Are Court Open During COVID-19?  Comments (0)
I have received many inquires as to whether court is proceeding as usual during the coronavirus pandemic. Statewide, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton declared a judicial emergency on March 14, 2020 and then extended the...

What Happens If I Get A DUI During COVID-19?  Comments (0)
During this national crisis, local police are still monitoring the roadways for traffic violations including speeding, reckless driving, and Driving Under the Influence.  If you receive a DUI during COVID-19, your case will still proceed,...

DUI from RX Drugs in Georgia  Comments (0)
Far too many drivers are under the impression that they can only be charged with DUI when they have consumed enough alcohol to be over the legal limit or when they are under the influence...


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  • “Melanie was such a bright spot during such a difficult and stressful period in my life. I was charged with DUI, .179, and failure to maintain a lane in Jackson County. She guided me with expertise and positivity…my charges were reduced to reckless driving. I’ve dubbed her Legally Brunette. I highly recommend Melanie for your legal needs.”