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How to Prepare for Your DUI Case

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Apr 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

Have you been charged with a DUI? A DUI conviction can have a significant impact on all parts of your life, including your finances, your driving privileges, and your freedom. To prevent the charges from ruining your life, you need the best criminal law firm in Marietta, Cobb County GA, to help y...

Penalties You May Face after Physical Altercations

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Mar 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

No one wants to face criminal charges. Bar fights may appear to be relatively harmless at the time, but serious penalties could be faced. Working with the best criminal law firm in Marietta, Cobb Countyand metro-Atlanta is the surest way to defend your rights. There are many ways that physical al...

What You Should Know about the Death Penalty in Georgia

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Feb 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

In modern society, the grave punishment known as the death penalty is reserved for the most heinous class of crimes that can be committed.  These may be termed serious “capital” crimes.  For those who are accused of such crimes, the death penalty can be proposed to exact the ultimate punishment o...

What You Should Expect from a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Dec 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Criminal defense attorneys represent clients accused of many things, including traffic offenses, DUIs, drug offenses, burglaries, assaults, and murders. You've just found out that you've been charged with a crime. You need a criminal law lawyer in Cobb County and areas near Marietta, GA, but you ...

What Should You Do After a DUI Arrest?

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Nov 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Countless people are arrested for DUI in the United States each year. Each DUI arrest is unique, but many of the steps that follow the arrest are the same. Knowing those steps and how to conduct yourself can be essential if you're arrested for a DUI in Georgia. Do Not Cooperate with Authoritie...

Common Mistakes to Avoid in a Criminal Case

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Jun 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you're unfortunate enough to find yourself charged in connection with a crime, you may well be involved in one of the most trying circumstances you'll ever face. If you're accused and arrested, the immediate actions you take can impact the remainder of your life. Criminal charges and convictio...

What Defines Criminal Assault?

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Apr 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you become involved in a dispute with a neighbor, a fight at a bar, or a heated exchange of words with a stranger, can you be charged with criminal assault? Both state governments and the federal government have assault laws. The assault laws are similar, but they differ in some respects. If y...

4 Advantages of Hiring a Drug Crime Lawyer

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Feb 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you been charged with a drug-related crime? When you're facing charges for drug use, sales, or possession, you need the best criminal attorney in metro-Atlanta. The legal process isn't easy to understand and too many people attempt to represent themselves in these cases. While it's your ri...

Atlanta DUI Penalties: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Jan 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thinking of driving while impaired in metro-Atlanta or Cobb County? Before you get behind the wheel after having a few drinks, make sure you know what penalties you're facing if charged with a DUI. In the several metro-Atlanta Municipal and County State Courts, drivers are charged every day wit...

Different Types of Misdemeanor Charges Explained

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Dec 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you been charged with a misdemeanor? If so, you need the best criminal attorney in metro Atlanta and Marietta to defend you against the charges to reduce fines and time served. When it comes to criminal law, misdemeanor charges don't often seem like a big deal, but they are. Many people don'...

All You Should Know about Drug Trafficking

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Oct 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you been charged with drug possession or trafficking? If so, you need the expertise of an experienced drug defense lawyer right away. Individuals carrying even small amounts of illegal substances and subsequently arrested need to mount a proper defense to avoid jail time and fines owned. H...

What Happens If You Violate Probation in Georgia?

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Sep 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's obviously recommended that you never violate probation. Probation always comes with specific requirements, and your probation terms are set with the assumption that you'll follow them. Once those rules have been defined and established, there's really no room for discussion or debate. Viol...

Drug Probation Violation: All You Need to Know

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Aug 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Talking to a criminal defense attorney with substantial experience handling drug cases in metro-Atlanta and Marietta is essential if you've been arrested for violating the terms of your drug related probation. Unfortunately, sometimes the situation is all a matter of being in the wrong place at t...

Falsely Accused of a Crime? What Are Your Next Steps?

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though the criminal justice system was designed to protect citizens and promote order in our society, it's not a flawless system. Sometimes, people are falsely accused of a crime and can end up going to trial or jail if the case is not handled correctly. Accusations like these can have a seriou...

How DUI-Related Car Accidents Affect You

Posted by Thurston Lopes | May 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Most major cities have billboards warning against drunk driving. Every person has given them at least a quick glance. The message can be humorous or deadly serious. The impact of the message means the difference between calling for a ride or calling for an attorney. Billboards aren't just desig...

Ways a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are going through a situation where you are potentially facing criminal penalties or prison time, make sure that you have a criminal defense attorney at your side. In addition to being a major advocate for you in this stressful time, a criminal defense attorney in metro-Atlanta and Marie...

How An Attorney Can Help with White Collar Crimes

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Mar 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

White collar crimes can range from wire fraud to embezzlement to securities fraud or to the State of Georgia crimes of theft by receiving, conversion, or other charge of fraud or forgery.  No matter the charges presented in a white-collar crimes case, the right criminal defense lawyer at The Lo...

How Innocent Defendants Handle Criminal Charges

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Feb 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In every city and county in the State of Georgia and the United States innocent citizens have criminal charges filed against them, even when they are innocent. No matter why the charges were filed, you are probably wondering what you can do in this situation and how you can avoid going to trial o...

Getting out of Jail after an Arrest

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Jan 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

After you've been arrested the first thing on your mind will likely be getting out as quickly as possible. Nobody wants to sit in jail, letting anxiety and tension build. After you're released, you need to contact a criminal defense attorney in Atlanta or Marietta, GA.  However, it may be diffi...

How Hiring a Skilled Criminal Lawyer Can Work for You

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Dec 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you have been charged with a crime, you'll want to find a skilled criminal lawyer to help you. Whether you're innocent or not, you have to defend yourself in court. Only an attorney who has done this many times can achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Understand the Charges It ...

How Do You Find a Good Criminal Defense Attorney?

Posted by Thurston Lopes | Oct 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you've been charged with a crime, a good criminal defense attorney can often mean the difference between success and failure, or between a fine and jail time. While a lawyer can never guarantee that you'll win a case, a good criminal defense lawyer has the experience needed to guide you thro...

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