The Law Office of Albert A. Myers, III PC
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East Metro Atlanta
The Law Office of Albert A. Myers, III PC is a full service law firm providing knowledgeable representation in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia. The attorneys at our Green Street Law Offices work diligently to defend your rights and protect your interest in legal matters in the east Atlanta area.
"The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
- In the state of Georgia there are 13 grounds for divorce. One of these is "irretrievably broken [marriage]", or the no-fault ground.
- Alimony in Georgia is either "rehabilitative" or "permanent"
- Drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher are considered alcohol-impaired by law.
- 416 out of 1,493 auto-related fatalities in Georgia were alcohol impaired-related (28%)
- All persons 14 years of age and older may make a legally binding Will
- A person commits burglary by entering (or remaining) in a building or vehicle without permission and with the intent to commit a felony inside (a crime punishable by time in prison), or a theft.
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The law requires that in order for a person to make a Will he or she must have the mental capacity to understand what he or she is doing.
Just because one is elderly, intellectually challenged or eccentric, does not prohibit him or her from being able to make a Will. In addition, a diagnosis related to incapacity or insanity does not necessarily completely prohibit one from being able to make a Will if he or she has lucid periods and the necessary capacity at the time the Will is made. Making a Will and those witnessing that signature, are by their signature giving their word that they believe the person making the Will to have the necessary mental capacity.
The crime of burglary occurs as soon as the defendant enters the building or vehicle with the intent to commit theft or some other crime, even if the intended felony or theft never occurs.
For example, a burglar who sneaks into a home but runs away as soon as the homeowner returns and does not take anything, has still committed the crime of burglary. Of course, if the theft or other crime is completed, then additional charges can be filed.
Georgia's driving under the influence (DUI) laws make it illegal for drivers of all ages to operate motor vehicles if they have blood alcohol concentration (BAC) percentages of:
In Georgia, a felony is most commonly defined as a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than twelve months. It can also mean a crime punishable by death or by life in prison.
In addition to prison, probation, fines, and restitution, some common punishment for a felony conviction are as follows:
In Georgia, Driving Under the Influence charges are generally misdemeanor offenses, but in certain circumstances, DUI can be charged as a felony offense. Facing criminal charges can be especially troubling because a conviction could potentially follow you for the rest of your life.
For the most part, a first time DUI offense is charged as a misdemeanor, not a felony. There are some exceptions to this rule. For example, if a drunk driving accident caused someone to be injured, the charge against the driver could be raised to a felony.
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