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Jessica Ruth Towne

Lawrenceville DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. How to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney When Money Is An Issue

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Which is Better? Flat Fee v. Hourly Costs Criminal Defense Lawyers, for the most part, charge flat fees, and many offer payment plans. In my opinion, there is no better deal than criminal defense la

    46 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. What Happens at a DUI Traffic Stop?

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Produce your license and proof of insurance upon request The officer should ask to see your license and proof of insurance. Make sure you know where these items are and have them readily available.

    12 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. How to Avoid Getting a Traffic Ticket in Metro Atlanta

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, almost 2 years ago.

    Follow these tips to minimize the chances the cops will choose to stop you on the road.

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Do DIY Blood Alcohol Content Testers Work? Are They Legal?

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, about 2 years ago.

    DIY BAC testers are legal in the state of Georgia and in most other states. They may or may not give accurate results. It is doubtful that a result from one of these devices could be used in a court of law to prove blood alcohol level of a driver. And they can't stop you from driving drunk.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. Top 3 Signs You've Hired a Bad Lawyer

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, about 3 years ago.

    It can be difficult for a client to know whether his or her lawyer is performing well or not. Sometimes even the best of lawyers doesn't achieve the desired result due to difficult facts, a bad judge, or unrealistic expectations. Communication is key to making sure you are happy with whom you hire.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. What is the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test?

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, over 3 years ago.

    What is the test? The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test is one of only three standardized field sobriety tests (SFST) used in the state of Georgia to gauge a driver's ability. You may have also heard i

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. DUI & Minors (under 21)

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, over 4 years ago.

    Financial Implications In addition to your court fees, DUI fines, DUI school tuition, license reinstatement fees, towing charges, probation fees, the cost of missing school and work to attend court a

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. 3 Tips for Choosing An Alcohol Evaluation & Treatment Program in Georgia

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, over 4 years ago.

    Tip #1 Separate your evaluation and your treatment I counsel my clients to obtain an EVALUATION at one place, and tell the evaluator up front that if treatment is recommended, that you will be going

    12 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. How have a Georgia arrest expunged

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, over 4 years ago.

    Make sure you qualify for an expungement In general, if you were arrested but the charge was dropped before the prosecutor filed an accusation in State or Superior Court or before the prosecutor file

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. Top 3 Reasons to Hire a DUI Lawyer

    Written by attorney Jessica Towne, almost 5 years ago.

    A DUI defense lawyer knows all about Georgia DUI laws. You've been arrested; you're scared. Your livelihood may be at stake and you have a lot on your mind. You need someone who understands your co

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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