1032
0 votes
Dui issue  asked 30 Dec 2015
My wife got a dui after a fight with her sister. However she was not driving at the time and agreed to meet the deputy's to which I drove her to where they asked to meet. She was also charged with wreck less driving and child endangerment. My question is how can they charge her with this when she wa...

2195
2 votes
I had sent this last week, but I am not sure that it went through. My son who is in college received a speeding ticket in Rabun Co on his way home for Thanksgiving. He was speeding as he missed the reduced speed sign on the highway. In reviewing the citation afterwards, we noticed that the officer h...

2410
1 votes
Fast Driving Award  asked 14 Apr 2013
I got a ticket Friday in Doraville for doing 54 in a 35. Read something about 2 points on my insurance and the officer couldn't tell me what the ticket would cost me. Can you tell me what to do or not do to make this incident the least damaging to my insurance, driving record and especially my p...

2492
6 votes
DUI in own yard  asked 19 Jan 2013
A friend of mine backed into his son's Douglas county issued truck in his own (not his son's) driveway. His son called his supervisor who in turn called GSP. He was given a DUI although he never left his own driveway. Can they do this?...

2696
1 votes
My friend had an accident this Thursday. He lost control of his car and hit a guard rail. His car got totaled. He was very shaken up and called his family. His family memeber came and picked him up. He states he was in shock. He called the insurance company and reported the accident. They advised...

2298
2 votes
LaborLawyer Referal  asked 30 Jul 2012
Hi George. I need to talk to a labor lawer. Please refer one to me. Thanks!...

1859
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....

1892
4 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 ...

1663
2 votes
SSD Referral  asked 12 Feb 2012
Sir, I am a disabled Vet who applied for SSD. Most people are telling me that most first time apps are denied. If mine is denied (should have decision within 45 days), can you recommend a lawyer to represent me in the appeal. Also, what you do on the regular guys show is awesome for the communi...

1659
2 votes
Hi, received a speeding ticket 12/26/2010. for 95/70mph and I have a CDL License. I paid all fines on 3/25/2011 not knowing that the ticket would later prevent me from gaining employment as a transport driver. I called the court after finding this out in November 2011. The Judge told me that i coul...

1739
17 votes
Long story short, some idiot above me in the condo caused a flood which ruined 19 units. Building management hired some God-awful company that's just plain slow and more than a little sketchy to pull up the hardwood floors and put new ones in. The company somehow convinced building management my ...

1928
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?...

1946
4 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...

1575
3 votes
DUI, less safe?  asked 4 Dec 2011
I was involved in accident that was clearly not my fault, but because the officer smelled alcohol on my breath I was given a DUI. I did not receive any other citation.I took the breath test and was under the .080.I blew a .076.They call it a DUI less safe. Should I fight this or should I plea guilty...

1571
4 votes
Super Speeder on record  asked 5 Nov 2011
I received a super speeder ticket on 12/26/2010 (95 in 70) I did not dispute and paid all fines. My problem is that I am a CDL Driver and the super speeder ticket is stopping me from getting a good job with a great company. They are not looking at points they are looking at that specific incident 2...

1590
0 votes
we were court ordered to go to mediation within 60 days and her lawyer will not respond or agree. what can be done to get this divorce and protective order over with?...

1338
2 votes
Charged with battery  asked 13 Oct 2011
My girlfriend and i get into a argument, i grabbed her kicked her leg. Her mom called the police they took pictures of her, and i was taken to jail. My girlfriend didnt want to press any charges, she went the the jail office and said she wanted all charges dropped. I got out on a 2,500 bond. Can i...

1612
1 votes
Wreckless Driving  asked 3 Oct 2011
I was driving through a parking lot on Saturday and did not see a policeman who was walking accross to his car. He ticketed me for wreckless driving...what am I facing? ...

1327
2 votes
traveling to Canada  asked 3 Oct 2011
Do you know the specifics about trying to get into Canada with a 5 yr old DUI conviction? The website says it will be very hard to gain access with a DUI on your record. Is there any way around this?...

1340
4 votes
George, I was cited doing 54 in a 35. When I would not sign the citation he also cited me for failure to sign citation. I know I was only doing 45 what should I do to beat these or at least get it lowered to 49 in a 35?...

1605
2 votes
witness to a crime  asked 23 Sep 2011
Hello Mr. Stein. I was sent a subpoena in the mail to be a witness to a crime. I was not served in person. Can the state make me testify against my will? George, I cannot express how much I really don't want to be a part of this. What can I do to ge out of this? I really don't want my family and ...

1336
2 votes
questioned using sick time  asked 22 Sep 2011
I called in sick to work and was repeatedly accused of being drunk because I was attending a wedding the night prior. About a month later the administrator called me into a board meeting and they again asked why I was absent. Is this legal?...

1350
4 votes
License Suspension  asked 18 Sep 2011
I recently received notice that my driver's license was suspended due to accumulation of points. The notice shows four tickets on my record: Disposition Violation Points 9/6/11 7/25/11 3 8/31/11 7/16/11 6 7/22/11 7/6/11 3 12/7/0...

1621
0 votes
Divorce  asked 13 Jul 2011
Looking for a divorce lawyer in the Atlanta area (Cobb/Paulding County). Child custody is my major concern as I am working full time and my spouse is not. ...

2216
5 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...

1721
0 votes
I was on Hwy 316 on-ramp to 85 South this morning (06/13/11) ~8:16am (about after you were on TRGs). I was charged with texting while driving, when I was attempting to dial the phone# for my work to let them know I was running late. I definately will plead not guilty because the charge is complete...

1808
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?...

1531
4 votes
Speeding ticket lost!  asked 31 May 2011
Heya, George! Back in May around Mother's Day I got a speeding ticket (going 12 over the speed limit) around Columbus, GA. I've been waiting since then for the Trooper to turn the ticket in to local Columbus Police but it looks like they've not brought it yet. I live in Atlanta and didn't want to m...

2863
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...

1392
0 votes
okay my question is that say your at a intersection and the it said above on the traffic light pole to not turn right (sign). Will you get a ticket and if you do will it give you points on your drivers record in the state of Georgia?...

1464
4 votes
Lease Problems  asked 28 Mar 2011
My girlfriend just split with her ex. Problem is they have an apartment together and the lease says " each person, corporation, or roommate who signs this lease or any guarantor under a separate guarantor's contract is jointly and severally liable for all rent or other charges which come due. m...

2641
11 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...

1943
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 ...

1797
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?...

1523
2 votes
While stop at an intersection, the car in front of me proceeded to turn right and decided to stop after making the turn in a merging lane. Unaware that the driver had stopped , I moved to the stop sign and watched for oncoming traffic. Once I had a clear path , I proceeded to turn right, colliding...

1486
2 votes
Hello George. I listen to you on the Regular Guys. Several years ago (maybe '05) I got arrested in Arkansas for possesion of MJ less than oz, paraphenalia and soliciting (magazines) without a permit. They let me go go the next day wanting me to come to court later. I never went to court because I ca...

1413
2 votes
parking ticket  asked 24 Jan 2011
Can license suspension happen due to an unpaid parking ticket in atlanta? If not what actions may be taken besides the late fee?...

1485
2 votes
Long story short, I drive a truck for a distributor. I was in an illeal lane and pulled over by GSP. My citation says nothing about me having a CDL license or that I was driving a commercial vehicle. Since the citation was filled out incorrectly, does that mean the case can be thrown out by a judge?...

1441
2 votes
Barrack Obama Legal Tip  asked 12 Dec 2010
George provides a legal tip based on current state of the economy...

1531
4 votes
I got a citation from Morgan County for going 73 in a 55-zone of Hwy-441 near Madison. The fine is $180. I was wondering if it would be worth it to make he court appearance to try to minimize the effect on my car insurance. I am 21 years old, and I don't know how it will affect the insurance rates, ...

2711
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...


1398
2 votes
My 17 year old daughter has had her drivers license for 4 months. She is an otherwise very cautious driver; however, she was ticketed for driving 31 in a 25 mph school zone in the City of Doraville, Georgia. Although it doesn't matter much, she was literally 50 yards from the "END SCHOOL ZONE" sig...

1816
1 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...

1452
0 votes
Speeding in School Zone  asked 10 Nov 2010
I was pulled over this morning going 33 in a 25. This doesn't make me nervous since it's only 8 mph but the fact it was in a school zone does. The infraction occurred in Marietta and the officer used a laser. What can I expect in court? I have been to Cobb County court and Paulding County Court both...

1413
2 votes
Arrest for minor in possession  asked 8 Nov 2010
Hi George! My brother-in-law, Matt, was 19 years old and is due in court at the beginning of the year. He was at a friend's house drinking. It was not a party it was just a couple of friend at the house. The police were called to a house that was having a party. In the subdivision he was in t...

1473
2 votes
ticket for a car wreck  asked 28 Sep 2010
i was involved in an accident on 75 south right on that crest turn at the grady curve.it was two cars where the back one hit the firt. and i was a car behind he was weaving traffic in the first place changed lanes real quick to the left and i was trying to avoid that wreck and turned forward to see ...

1621
0 votes
Hi George, I listen to you on the Regular Guys every week and hope you can help advise on ticket I received. I received a speeding ticket on Buford Hwy going 60 in a 45. I asked the officer two times before he wrote the ticket if he would list the ticket at 14 miles over the speed limit rather ...

1565
2 votes
Atlanta race DWI  asked 8 Sep 2010
Our plan was to stay with friends in the infield at the speedway but my wife got extremely druck and demanded to go home. She could not drive and l hadn't have a beer in several hours so I had to drive. Here is the problem, I plead guilty to a DUI in O8 and am still driving on a work permit even tho...

1479
0 votes
Financial  asked 7 Sep 2010
Can you return an item that you purchased through financing? My husband purchased a UTV on Saturday and by Monday knew it was a mistake. Monday was a holiday. He called on Tuesday and was told that he could bring it back and they would try to sell it but that was all they could do. Is there any othe...

1414
2 votes
10 day rule  asked 6 Sep 2010
hey george how do i tend to the 10 day rule what is the procedure in this. thank you...