Can I Refuse To Do a Field Sobriety Test?

Can I Refuse To Do a Field Sobriety Test?

Do you have a right to refuse a field sobriety test? Generally speaking, field sobriety tests (FST) are voluntary, and taking them is not required under the law. Do you have a right to refuse a field sobriety test? Generally speaking, field sobriety tests (FST) are...
What is the Legal BAC Limit in Georgia?

What is the Legal BAC Limit in Georgia?

If you are facing DUI charges in Georgia, an Athens DUI defense attorney can help you fight for your rights and represent you in court. Ryan Swingle, the lead DUI defense attorney at Ryan Swingle Law, is ready to help you craft a solid defense for your case. If you...
What Are Common Defenses Against Drug Possession?

What Are Common Defenses Against Drug Possession?

At Ryan Swingle Law, we have the experience needed to fight drug possession charges in Georgia. Drug possession in Georgia can carry serious penalties, so if you’ve been arrested for drug possession, it’s important that you understand your rights and the...
First Steps After Being Charged On A Criminal Case

First Steps After Being Charged On A Criminal Case

Every case is different, but below are the most common steps in a criminal case in the most common order that we see them. 1. Arrest: A criminal case typically begins with an arrest after a law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe a crime has been...
A Guide to Assault and Battery Offenses in Georgia

A Guide to Assault and Battery Offenses in Georgia

If you are facing assault or battery charges, you should consider contacting an experienced Athens assault and battery attorney. An attorney can investigate your case and use the most relevant defenses to increase your chances of having your charges reduced or...