5511
32 votes

Peteetong Gentlemen, I have a traffic law oriented question for the great George Stein that I've been dying to ask him. Unfortunately, I always seem to be driving to work in the morning when he shows up in your studio, and I'm one of those rare breed that actively tries to avoid talking on the ...


3010
16 votes
Expired Tag Ticket in Atlanta  asked 21 Jun 2010
I forgot about renewing my tag after my birthday and got a ticket for an expired tag shortly after my birthday. This is the first ticket for that I've ever gotten. I recieved my ticket by an atlanta city police officer in the city of Atlanta. He told me when he gave me the ticket that I could ch...

2896
17 votes

Good morning Mr. Stein. I have a question concerning the accuracy of information written on a Traffic Citation. A couple weeks ago, I was cited for 2 tickets. Failure to Stop at a Stop sign and speeding 50 in a 35. The officer said that I didn't touch my brakes as I approached the stop sign at a ...


2099
16 votes

George, I have been listening to you for years on the Regular Guys and always get a good laugh from your segments and the unfortunate souls who run upon the wrong side of the law. I could never identify with them until now. Here is my problem. Park Atlanta is a parking management sub contracto...


2007
4 votes
Littering ticket  asked 4 Jan 2010

My girlfriend got a ticket in Rockdale county for throwing a cigarette butt out her car win dow. She called to get her fine amount and was told it is $700. She is going to go to court to try to fi...


1841
2 votes

I was pulled over for a traffic offense, the officer knew a relative of mine as he put it, "on a personal and professional basis". He engaged me in conversation about htis person, and after the stop, he call his sister-in-law, whom this relative is friends with, and told all about pulling me ove...


1307
2 votes
Hi George, loyal listener of the regular guys here. I, against better judgement now, plead guilty to a charge of simple battery in April of 2004 or 2005, can't exactly remember and don't want to have to look it up. I won't get into the details of what happened and why for time sake, but I hav...

1298
4 votes
I got nailed going 86 in a 70 zone on 75 near Dalton. My uncle-in-law (a lawyer, not criminal) called about the charge and was told that the super-speeder was four points on my record and that I needed to ask the judge to go to Defensive Driving school. There was no attempt to ask to drop the sp...

1277
7 votes
I failed to make a complete stop in a neighborhood, and forgot the court date. Just remembered and looked it up online. Can pay online, I'm 5 days late. Should I pay it, would they allow it to be rescheduled and would it be possible to get fee reduced and no points? Was in Fulton County...

1203
17 votes

Hello George, I am a long time listener of The Regular Guys, and just love your segment. I wasn't able to call in this morning. Sister had garage sale (dumb move) and sold husband's lawnmower to neighbor's adult kid for more $$ than husband told her to when husband wasn't there. Husband came h...


1077
3 votes

My brother got a DUI and possession charge. The advice he was given by an attorney is that in Cobb, as a first offender, the Public Defender could get it reduced and nolo contendre would apply. Any thoughts? I think he's being a dumb a&& not calling you, by the way.

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1064
2 votes

Habitual Violator [40-8-58]; DUI-DRUGS AND ALCOHOL [40-6-391A4]; Possession of open alcohol container [40-6-253]. These are my charges!! I have already gave $300, to an attorney; without signing anything. Naive, that I'm. She now wants $2200, more tomorrow. I am hoping to get t...


1059
3 votes
Ticket for wrong way  asked 12 Feb 2011
First, love you on the radio! You sound like such a good guy! So handsome, too! Second, I was a victim of a street trap. I was in downtown Atlanta and was carefully driving, and very slow, I might add. I know that the streets are tricky. I came to an intersection where there were at least ...

1056
2 votes
Squatters rights  asked 30 Jul 2010
My next door neighbor has moved out of state and has decided to "let the bank have his home" according to another neighbor. There is no for sale sign nor a forclosure notice. It could be that this is one of those things that has fallen through the cracks paperwork wise and NO ONE is claiming owner...

1051
2 votes
Loitering or Prowling  asked 24 May 2010

My 19 year old son went to pick up a friend from his apartment complex. When he arrived, the fri

end was in a car with some other people smoking marijuana. My son was sitting in his car, ...


1032
0 votes
Large speeding ticket.  asked 4 Jan 2010

I was stopped 1 mile from my exit in late November at 1:30 in the morning traveling at 114 MPH in a 70 MPH zone by a city patrol on I 85. No excuse, just taking advantage of open road and my enjoyment of speed. Have 1-19-10 court date. Any tricks to saving some points/cash? The weather was clear...


1020
2 votes

Good afternoon George, I didn't get time to go on air to ask my question on today's Regular Guys show so here is my brief situation. I was a part of my friends wedding in Florida over the weekend. It all started when we were leaving the wedding reception at the bride's father's golf course. I...


1012
2 votes
There is a large lot of undeveloped land behind my home and a tree fell from their property into mine. It knocked down our fence, swingset, and one of our trees. I called Cobb County thinking it was county property but found out that it is owned by someone else. I have the name of the woman who own...

1009
2 votes
traffic ticket  asked 30 Apr 2012
My 16 year old daughter rear ended someone. She was given a ticket for following to closley. Going to traffic court on May 9th in Forsyth Co. GA. Not sure how to plead. Not intersted in fighting the charge just trying to lower fine and points on lisence....

984
3 votes
Red Light Camera  asked 11 Dec 2011
My wife ran a red light in a car that was registered to me in Athens GA. It was sent in my name. I can prove that I was at work at the time of the picture. Should I pay the ticket?...

980
3 votes

I would like your advice please on the following but I didn't want to go on the radio with this story since it sounds so white trash. A few years ago my ex husband had our son arrested for domestic violence for getting into a fight at the school bus stop with his own brother after the younger o...


967
0 votes
DUI Charged as Felony  asked 10 Nov 2010
My father had been charged with a DUI in Cobb county last year. The DUI resulted in an accident. He had no priors. He was charged with a misdemeanor charge for DUI and a felony charge for the accident in which he was sentenced 12 months and 10 yrs probation. He has served his time and also is fi...

955
3 votes
Super Speeder  asked 29 Apr 2012
Ok so I was busted in a 45 mph zone going 71mph in Milledgeville. Does this constitute anything from the super speeder law? I have only read so far that the law only comes in effect for going 75mph on a two lane road and 85mph on a Ga highway. I was on a 4 lane (two lanes going one direction, two ...

952
3 votes
I was issued two citations. First, driving without a buckled seat belt (I almost always buckle up, but not this morning.) Second, crossing the "gore" while trying to enter I285 Westbound, going south on 141/Peachtree Industrial Blvd. I don't believe I crossed the gore, for reasons I can discuss l...

950
2 votes
I was pulled over at a check point @ 9:40am in Buford, GA. It was raining, and I recieved a citation for not having my headlights on. In violation of code 40-8-20. I thought you were only required to have headlights on while raining on highways. Are headlights required to be on in the rain a...

939
2 votes
Speeding Ticket  asked 25 May 2010
I got a speeding ticket in Ashburn, GA which is 160 miles from my home in Atlanta. It was for 88 in a 70. They want $374.00 to pay the fine before the court date with a guilty plea. The court date is scheduled for June 3rd. I guess my question is what would you advise me to do? $374 is a lot of m...

939
2 votes
LaborLawyer Referal  asked 30 Jul 2012
Hi George. I need to talk to a labor lawer. Please refer one to me. Thanks!...

910
2 votes
Speeding ticket  asked 25 Jan 2011
I was recently pulled over on ga. 400 by A.P.D. for doing 88 in a 55. Does this make me a super speeder? Should I hire an attorney to try to minimize the damage to my otherwise good driving record?...

883
0 votes
Is it true that the court must give you a fair and speedy trial within the 45 days of arraignment? I received a speeding ticket on 8-6-10. Had my arraignment on 9-7-10, and now have a trial date of 6-3. Can this be dismissed based on the fair and speedy trial defense?...

876
0 votes
traffic accident  asked 17 Feb 2010

On Friday febuary 12th, I was in fender bender on cumming highway. It was bumper to bumper trafic and I hit a slick spot on the bridge over the Chattahoochee. Of course I recieved a ticket for following too close. The other driver did not have proof of insurance. What should I plea? If I plea gui...