About Sean Goldstein

Sean Goldstein, Esq. is a criminal defense attorney and a former Assistant Public Defender in Douglas County, Georgia, where he defended hundreds of clients charged with criminal felonies. He left the Defender’s Office in 2012 to establish Goldstein Law Group - a personal injury, criminal defense, and immigration law firm based in Gwinnett County that serves all of Metro Atlanta. Attorney Goldstein specializes in successfully defending the drivers of Georgia in their traffic, speeding, and DUI tickets plus shoplifting and marijuana citations. He is highly recommended by his clients and is proud to offer a case by case, client-centered approach with no case being too small.

Two Gwinnett County Police Department Officers Fired for Excessive Force

By |2021-02-03T18:16:47+00:00April 18th, 2017|Georgia Courts|

Two Gwinnett County Police Department Officers were fired after using excessive force on a stopped motorist. Demetrius Hollins, 21, was the stopped motorist who was assaulted. The two officers who were fired were Officer Robert McDonald and Sargent Michael Bongiavonni. Cell phone videos captured Bongiovonni punching Hollins during a traffic stop while Hollins had his [...]

Georgia Eliminates International Driving Permit

By |2021-02-03T18:18:47+00:00December 16th, 2016|Georgia Drivers License Law, Georgia Traffic Law|

Beginning on January 1, 2017, the International Driving Permit (IDP), will no longer be required for drivers visiting from other countries. This is an important change in the law which affects our clients, many of whom have relatives visiting from the Republic of Korea. The previous version of the relevant statute, which is O.C.G.A. 40-5-21, [...]

Should You Plead Nolo Contendere To Your Speeding Ticket?

By |2021-02-03T18:24:26+00:00January 25th, 2016|Speeding Tickets|

Should you plead nolo contendere to your speeding ticket?  This is a question that I am asked endlessly by my traffic ticket clients.  They call and ask, "Why don't I just plead nolo to my speeding ticket?" People think pleading nolo contendere to a speeding ticket is like shooting a werewolf with a silver bullet [...]

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