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April 2019 Archives

Do brain injuries cause emotional issues?

Head injuries are associated with a wide range of physical effects, some of which may last a lifetime. Severe head injuries are also associated with serious emotional effects, and these can be extremely upsetting for friends and family of the person suffering from a brain injury. explains how damage to your brain can have an impact on your emotions. 

Is Georgia a "Stand Your Ground" state?

The United States operates under the common law principle of the "castle doctrine," which states that individuals have the right to use reasonable force to defend themselves against trespassers on their property. "Reasonable force," in this case, includes deadly force. Every state has since classified and expanded upon this doctrine to create their own legislatures. The National Conference of State Legislatures explores Georgia's take on the castle doctrine

The problem with field sobriety tests

If you have been arrested and charged with a driving under the influence offense in Georgia, you will no doubt want to be learning as much as you can about your options to defend yourself against these charges. Among the things you should investigate are the tests you were asked to participate in before you were arrested. The results of all testing, including the field sobriety test results, are used as evidence to support placing you under arrest.

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