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Practice Area Spotlight...DUI Defense

December 9, 2014 - Attorney Chris Chapman,Chris Chapman attorney - Smith, Welch, Webb & White from our Stockbridge Georgia office, is the Team Leader for our DUI Defense practice area.

Chris says with the holiday season upon on, many Georgia drivers are distracted by the holiday festivities and aren't as diligent about designating a driver or staying sober for the ride home. Data shows that driving impaired greatly increases during the holiday season.

Who is not distracted during the holiday season? The Henry County police department. The Henry County police department is looking for drunk and impaired drivers throughout the month of December and New Year's Eve and setting up DUI checkpoints.

Please view this press release by Chris Chapman on "What should I do if I have been drinking and I am pulled over by the police?" Chris answers many questions such as:

  1. Do I have to take the field sobriety test?
  2. Do I have to answer questions from the police officer?
  3. Can I refuse the breathalyzer, blood, or urine tests?
Prior to becoming an attorney, Chris has over six years in law enforcement, and his experience included training and service in the DUI Task Force/ Heat Unit, Serious Accident Investigations and Special Operations. Chris Chapman's office is located in Stockbridge Georgia off Eagles Landing Pkwy. Chris offers free consultations on DUI cases.

Spotlight attorneys

William A. White William A. White William White specializes in condemnation litigation for both condemnors and property owners. William White also handles workers' compensation cases and handles matters including litigation for the Henry County Board of Education and the Henry County Water Authority. His office is in McDonough, Georgia. Read more » Andrew J. Welch, III Andrew J. Welch, III Andy Welch specializes in general civil litigation, real estate, zoning and land use, local government, environmental law, and municipal law. Mr. Welch is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives and serves on the Judiciary Committee, Education Committee, and Committee on Children & Youth. He served as the 2010 Chairman for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce. Read more »
Byrd Garland Byrd Garland Byrd Garland is a 5th generation lawyer specializing in real estate, property matters and probate. Mr. Garland's clients include Butts County Board of Education, Butts County Hospital Authority. He manages the Jackson, Georgia office in Butts County. Read more » Elizabeth Pool Elizabeth Pool Elizabeth Pool specializes in adoption cases, divorce law, property tax appeals, and civil litigation. She frequently blogs about family law and adoption. Elizabeth offers free consultations on divorce, adoption, and family law cases. Recently Elizabeth was elected to the executive council of the Georgia Young Lawyers Division. Read more »
Megan Pearson Megan Pearson Megan Pearson specializes in civil litigation, criminal defense, employment and domestic law. Megan’s civil experience includes contract disputes, land lord tenant disputes, and defense of employers in benefit claims appeals. Her office is in McDonough, Georgia. Read more » Grant McBride Grant McBride Grant McBride specializes in real estate litigation, eminent domain / condemnation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), local government and pubic sector entities, education law, employment law, and workers' compensation. Grant works in our McDonough Georgia office. Read more »
Lajuana C. Ransaw Lajuana C. Ransaw Lajuana Ransaw specializes in landlord / tenant law, employment law, local governments and public sector entities, FMLA, and general civil litigation. She works in the McDonough, GA office. Read more » Bianca Davis Bianca Davis Bianca Davis specializes in real estate with over ten years of experience. Bianca attended the University of Florida, Levin College of Law and received her Juris Doctor degree in 2003. Bianca works in our McDonough Georgia office. Read more »
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