What You Need to Know about Georgia’s New Hands-Free Law

The intent of the law is to prohibit distracted driving and encourage technology-free travelling throughout the state. Here are some things you can’t do while driving: Hold or support any wireless telecommunication device with any part of the body. Write, send, or...

Divorced Parents Making Decisions Regarding Their Children

Though they may be divorced, parents still must make decisions together about their children. Typically, there are four areas in which the decisions are required to be made jointly: religious upbringing of the children; medical care of the children; extracurricular...

Knowing When You Need a Lawyer

Many people think of lawyers in adversarial roles, arguing one side or the other in a courtroom dispute. But there are times when a lawyer can play a more personal hand-holding role, simply helping someone get through a major crisis in their life. Mark Alexander, a...

Review Your Restrictive Covenant

Employers want to protect their customer and company information. To do this many employers require their employees to sign restrictive covenant or non-compete agreements when they join the company. Mark Alexander, a trial lawyer with Stewart Melvin & Frost, joins...

Changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure

Technology has changed the courts in a lot of ways. One area that is being addressed now is the rules governing civil trials. Mark Alexander, a trial lawyer with Stewart Melvin & Frost, discusses the reasons for the changes. Question: What are rules...