Attorney Richard Blevins

Cobb County DUI Lawyer

    • Attorney Richard Blevins
    • Prior Law Enforcement Experience
    • Former Prosecutor/ Former Police Officer
    • Google Top Rated Attorney

    Attorney Soo Hong

    Cobb County DUI Lawyer

      • Attorney Soo Hong
      • 2017 Featured Attorney to Watch
      • 2015 Ross Adams Younger Lawyer Award
      • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star

      Highest Reviewed Law Firm

      Gauramohan Kashalikar
      Gauramohan Kashalikar
      04:11 01 Mar 17
      I was shattered with the overwhelming charge in my otherwise immaculate 40 years of life. While desperately browsing the internet for good attorney, I came across Mr. Blevins profile, who back then had received 5 stars rating from 50 folks. That’s an outstanding rating to trust anyone. With that background, I went to him to handle my case. Mr. Blevins met all my expectations and indeed did an incredible job & brought the case a desirable outcome for me and got my life back on track. During my interactions with him I realized that he has a ton of experiences and knows the GA law in and out. He is also very well connected within the GA law community. He is prompt & supportive and drives the case pretty well. With a great pleasure & honor, I would like endorse him with yet another 5 star. I strongly strongly strongly recommend him!read more
      James Saxon
      James Saxon
      00:16 21 Jan 17
      I retained Mr. Blevins to represent me for a misdemeanor affray charge and he got the charges dismissed. He was very receptive, very open, available (shared his personal cell with me for any after hour questions), and effective. He communicated well and efficiently. Would certainly recommend him to everyone. Cost was very reasonable and definitely worth the value.read more
      Steve K
      Steve K
      21:01 28 Dec 16
      Richard Blevins did a GREAT job for us on two cases. On one case he was able to minimize the impact of a DUI charge. He was able to get the other case dismissed after we followed his recommendations prior to our court date. He’s very knowledgeable and familiar with what needs to be done to handle your case. I highly recommend hiring him.read more
      Eric Long
      Eric Long
      17:40 24 Jan 17
      The best DUI attorneys in all Cobb County! I spoke with various other attorneys but was impressed with the level of professionalism and promptness of attorney Richard Blevins. His experience is felt instantly as we appeared in court and everyone knew him. Thank you Richard for saving my license.read more
      Sadiq Fazel
      Sadiq Fazel
      16:07 13 Oct 16
      GREAT LAWYER; OUTSTANDING LAW FIRM AND BEYOND COMPARISON Richard Blevins Jr. had my best interest in mind from the moment I met with him through the months that we worked together. He WILL work for you and will use his extensive knowledge and network of the legal system to get you the best outcome. His office staffs were very responsive and would communicate and send me all the documents throughout the court proceedings. Mr. Blevins would also directly call and communicate with you to keep matters aligned and up-to-date. Listen to him, trust his advice, and do what he says as he has the expertise and confidence to tackle your case. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND Mr. Blevins to anyone who finds themselves in a difficult situation. He is the best lawyer in Cobb County and one of the BEST in Georgia!read more
      Dan Tuttle
      Dan Tuttle
      17:06 27 Mar 17
      Selecting an attorney is something we don’t do often and it can be an intimidating process. For me, there are 4 important questions to keep in mind: 1. How knowledgeable is the attorney and will they be able to identify all the possible options for your situation? 2. How honest and transparent will the attorney be with you on the possible outcome of your situation? 3. Will the attorney work hard and stay persistent to achieve the best possible outcome for your situation? 4. What will the legal representation cost? I can testify that Richard Blevins of Blevins & Hong is extremely knowledgeable on the law and in our case, could identify options that we didn’t even know existed. He was honest about the unlikelihood of the best outcome but was willing to work hard to try to achieve that for us at a very reasonable cost. In our case, Richard was able to make the improbable best outcome a reality. Richard’s knowledge of the law, experience in the courtroom, hard work and commitment to resolving the case in our best interest were the keys to our success. Choosing the right attorney can be a difficult decision, make the right choice and give Richard Blevins a call. You will be glad you did, I certainly am.read more
      Joyce Evans
      Joyce Evans
      21:02 09 May 17
      Attorney Blevins is a dynamic negotitator... skilled lawyer,...he was able to keep my husband from going to jail for driving with suspended driver's license (numerous tickets and a long standing case history in Cobb County with suspensions) but his attorney was patient,steadfast, and HONEST .Attorney Blevins was so impressive,even the Judge commended him for doing a GREAT JOB !!read more
      Ethan Kimbrough
      Ethan Kimbrough
      16:30 10 May 17
      Richard is excellent to work with. As a former law enforcement officer, Richard has incredible knowledge and his work ethic sets him apart from other legal experts. He took the time to explain all aspects of my situation to me and genuinely cared about the outcome of my case. I recommend him and his team to anyone. Richard and his team gave me the confidence I needed during all phases of my case. You won't find a more attentive, tenacious attorney.read more
      Charles Paul
      Charles Paul
      14:44 16 May 17
      Had an unfortunate situation occur at the top of 2016 that surely would've followed me throughout the entirety of my professional career. Attorney Soo Hong was a true God send. Ms. Hong was professional, courteous and very knowledgeable. I was almost certain that even with legal counsel my situation could only be lessened but not totally relieved. I'm not sure how she managed but to my surprise my case was dismissed a few days ago. Even so she has still been available to answer lingering questions and help with advice. My five star rating is an understatement if you ask me. Money well spent.read more
      tracey morris
      tracey morris
      20:38 13 Jul 17
      Mr Richard Blevins and his exceptional firm helped me through one of the most difficult times of my life. His experience in law and guidance throughout an entire process of the Cobb court system was without question trusting. I am so happy to have chosen Mr Blevins and his firm to represent me.read more
      Michael Rolader
      Michael Rolader
      01:19 20 Jul 17
      Our family has over a time period required the services of an attorney. We have had the opportunity to work with Soo Hong of Blevins and Hong a few times. Her devotion to her clients and the personal followup requires repeated trust. Our family will retain in future needs. Mike and Mary R. Acworth, Georgiaread more
      joshua whitehead
      joshua whitehead
      21:13 28 Jul 17
      I went to Ms. Hong to take care of a dui case of mine she sat down with me and was straight forward with what she could do and what my expectations should be. She explained to me the case proceedings how how things work in layman terms so I could understand clearly. I decided to use her and she was nothing less than excellent. She went to bat for me and argued her butt off in my favor. In open court the judge himself said that I owe great gratitude towards her because for most they wouldn't have gotten the plea deal. I am very thankful and lucky to have chosen Blevins and Hong law. They were able to get everything dropped down to reckless driving which in my case was the absolute best senario. I would highly recommend Ms. Hong and her partners.read more
      Tracey Sprinkle
      Tracey Sprinkle
      15:26 25 Jul 17
      I retained Soo Hong for my son who had been falsely accused of stealing a car. His public defender wasn't doing his job. Wanted him to plea out from the very beginning. After six months in Cobb County jail, I went ahead and contacted Soo Hong. Needless to say, my son's charges were dropped and was out of jail within 3wks. All due to her expertise and knowledge of the law. From the beginning, Soo kept us updated on everything. She treated us with respect and went above and beyond the call of duty. I would recommend her to anyone! T. Sprinkleread more
      Robert Ackland
      Robert Ackland
      20:27 14 Aug 17
      Richard Blevins is by far the most professional, responsive and effective attorney I have known. If you are looking for the very best advocate to address your legal issues, Richard is that person. He knows his business and treats his clients with respect and care. He commits to what he will do and always follows through. I highly recommend him to handle your legal affairs. Like our family, you will be very glad you did!! -- Rober Ackland - Gainesville Garead more
      Nicholas Hixon
      Nicholas Hixon
      02:24 17 Aug 17
      Ms. Hong was a pleasure to work with! She helped me out've a bad situation and continued to help me whenever any other curve ball would come my way. I've never had to use a lawyer before and going into it expecting a lot of stress, she helped me remain calm and took care of everything, while I was living out of state.read more
      Aaron K
      Aaron K
      19:10 05 Sep 17
      Richard Blevins is a life saver! He invested a personal interest in my legal affairs, was great about communicating with me over the year long process, and was able to get me the best available outcome on my case. He genuinely cares about his clients and wants to help them reach the most favorable outcome possible. He is well respected in the court room and his knowledge of legal issues is unbelievable. If you want the best shot at beating your case I highly recommend hiring Mr. Blevins. No amount of stars or money could show my appreciation for having my life and professional career saved by this man!read more
      Lindsey Putnam
      Lindsey Putnam
      20:06 14 Sep 17
      Amazing firm right here! Richard Blevins is fantastic. I am a business owner and my son got in to some trouble. I needed him back asap. Richard was great with answering any questions I had and was very prompt on returning phone calls and emails. I would rate them 20 on a scale of 1-10read more
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      If you are a Georgia resident who is currently researching bankruptcy, you may be worried about losing some of your most prized possessions. Thankfully, there are some exemptions in a Georgia bankruptcy which may allow you to keep some of these items that you are hesitant to part with. Georgia allows you to choose between two different sets of exemptions depending on whether you file for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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      If you are single and not disabled then you can receive up to $75,000 of exempt equity in your property and you can receive up to $100,000 of the equity if you are part of a family and at least one family member has no interest in the homestead. If you are 65 or older or are physically or mentally disabled then you can have an $185,000 exemption. Also, if you are 55 or older and single and earn under $25,000 and creditors are also seeking the force sale of your home, you can have a $175,000 exemption. In addition, if you are 55 or older, creditors are already seeking the forced sale of your home, and you are earning under $35,000 per year you can have this highest exemption amount.

      Under the first bankruptcy system that is provided in Georgia, you can also gain a $2,725 exemption on your motor vehicle and will have an exemption for all jewelry, heirlooms and works of art up to $7,175. Ass well, you can keep health aids and personal injury and wrongful death recoveries. You can also keep your cemetery and burial pots, residential building materials up to $2,875 and household items and personal effects.

      Bankruptcy filers using this system in Georgia will be able to recover 75% of their income within 45 days prior to filing bankruptcy and will be allowed to keep any public employee vacation credits. There are also some retirement and pension exemptions and public benefits that you will want to look into to make sure that you are getting the exemptions that you are legally entitled to under system one. You can also keep disability and health insurance, fidelity bonds, and business or professional licenses.

      Under system 2 in Georgia you can have a $24,969 exemption on all real property and will be able to exempt up to $4,800 on a motor vehicle. Under this system, there are also provisions for health aids, jewelry and heirlooms up to $1,425, clothing, household goods, appliances, animals, and other personal effects up to $600 per item, and a burial plot of up to $24,060.

      In addition to this, those who use system two are permitted to keep all alimony and child support benefits, tools of trade up to $7,175, retirement pensions and IRAs up to $1,1717,150 and pensions, annuities and benefits that are necessary for support. In addition, System two allows a person to have a filer to keep all unmatured life insurance policies, accrued interest dividends, loans, cash or surrender values and disability benefits. If you want more information about both of these highly details systems, then you need to talk to an attorney at Blevins & Hong, P.C. today. The Marietta bankruptcy attorneys at this firm can help you to better understand the aspects of a Georgia bankruptcy and determine which system is best for you based on the exemptions that are allowed.

       

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      Soo has helped hundreds of clients with their financial hardship by zealously representing them and advising them with the best options to rebuild their credit. She has represented clients from simple Chapter 7 cases to complex business Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases.

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