Johns Creek DUI Checkpoint Arrests Are Often Problematic

Are you facing a Johns Creek DUI? Were you charged after being stopped at a checkpoint in Johns Creek? DUI charges stemming from checkpoints are sometimes problematic. In fact, in May of this year, a Johns Creek DUI conviction was tossed out because it was the result of a checkpoint that lacked a legitimate purpose. […]

Ray joins The Rude Awakening to discuss current legal matters in the sports world

Atlanta’s criminal defense attorney and 680 The Fan’s legal expert, Ray Giudice joins The Rude Awakening to discuss current legal matters in the sports world. Listen as Ray discusses the events that caused Florida State’s De’Andre Johnson to be suspended. De’Andre Johnson has been accused of punching a woman in the face who threw a […]

Can a DUI Conviction Affect Your Auto Insurance Rates?

A DUI conviction can cost you up to 12 months in jail and a $1,000.00 on a first offense, but the costs don’t end there. A recent study by Nerd Wallet, Inc. found that Atlanta ranks 5th in the nation for insurance premium increases following a DUI. Atlanta drivers can expect a 75% rate hike […]

The Real Reasons for Road Blocks

Atlanta area Law Enforcement turns to the “safety check” , i.e., Road Block, during the Holiday Season . While the stated purpose is to enforce the seat belt law and to check for valid licenses and auto insurance, the real goals of a Road Block, are impaired driver and DUI Arrests. The average fine for […]


Prosecutors may face an uphill battle with arrests made as a result of a “roadblock” or police checkpoint”, but only if the defense properly raises and thoroughly presents the right challenge. In order for an arrest made from a roadblock stop to stand up to a challenge in court, the prosecutor must be able to […]

Can Dope Get You a DUI?

D.U.I by DOPE? Oh yes. Under Georgia’s DUI law, if you are “impaired” by alcohol, illegal drugs, legal prescriptions, or any combination of the three, to a degree where you are a “less safe driver”, you can be convicted of DUI. Marijuana cases are somewhat harder for Law Enforcement to prove, as the physical manifestations […]

3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell charged with DUI

On behalf of Raymond Giudice P.C. posted in DUI on Thursday, February 20, 2014. (CNN) — The bassist of the rock band 3 Doors Down faces a driving under the influence charge after his arrest Tuesday in Mississippi. Police found Todd Harrell “slumped over the steering wheel” of a vehicle stopped at an intersection in D’lberville, […]

Marshawn Lynch resolving DUI case

On behalf of Raymond Giudice P.C. posted in DUI on Friday, February 21, 2014. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has agreed to plead guilty Friday in an Oakland, Calif., courtroom to the lesser charge of reckless driving, which will end his pending DUI case. “We are resolving the case Friday by pleading to a […]

Police: Baby dies in Smyrna DUI wreck

On behalf of Raymond Giudice P.C. posted in DUI on Monday, February 17, 2014. An 8-month-old baby riding in an improperly installed car seat was killed late Saturday in an alcohol-related, head-on crash in Smyrna, police said.  The child’s father is charged with vehicular homicide. Two other children, a 3-year-old and a 7-year-old, were also […]

Kerry Kennedy acquitted in DWI trial

On behalf of Raymond Giudice P.C. posted in Criminal Defense on Monday, March 3, 2014. White Plains, New York (CNN) — Kerry Kennedy, daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was acquitted in New York on Friday of charges that she was driving under the influence of a drug. A jury deliberated for an hour […]