Criminal Law

What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused of a Sexual Crime in Canton

What to Do If You Are Accused of a Sexual Crime in Canton

By Archie Speights / October 3, 2023 / Comments Off on What to Do If You Are Accused of a Sexual Crime in Canton

Here’s what to do—and what not to do—if you are falsely accused of a sex crime in Cherokee County.

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Understanding Georgia’s DUI Laws

Understanding Georgia’s DUI Laws

By Archie Speights / June 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding Georgia’s DUI Laws

If you live in Cherokee County and have a DUI, it’s time to act. Start by calling Speights Law. We can help you with your DUI and get your life back.

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What To Do If You Are Charged With DUI

By Archie Speights / July 14, 2017 /

A DUI charge can be scary and stressful. Maybe you were driving home after having a few drinks at a friend’s house when you saw the flashing blue lights in your rearview mirror. After a field sobriety test and breath test didn’t go well, you found yourself charged with DUI.

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Appealing a Criminal Conviction in Georgia

By Amanda Speights / May 4, 2017 / Comments Off on Appealing a Criminal Conviction in Georgia

So things didn’t go as you hoped they would at trial. What now? In a criminal case, if you try your case and lose, you have an automatic right to appeal your conviction. Although you have a right to an appeal, you must take action to invoke that right and you must do so quickly.

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Can The Police Always Search My Vehicle?

By Archie Speights / March 16, 2017 /

We’ve all been there – maybe you’re driving a little too fast on Highway 20 to Cartersville, maybe you rolled a stop sign downtown, and now you see the blue lights flashing behind you. The officer approaches your window, and then things take a turn. Suddenly, instead of a routine traffic stop, the officer is treating you like a suspect in a crime.

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