At The McLendon Law Firm, we have lawyers who specialize in the following:
- Bicycle Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Criminal Defense
- Dog Bite
- Drunk Driving
- Electric Scooter Accidents
- Lyft Accident
- Medical Malpractice
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Personal Injury
- Product Liability
- Slip and Fall
- Truck Accidents
- Uber Accidents
- Wrongful Death
Here is also a guide for you in getting an Accident Report
We also offer legal services for the following:
DUI/ Traffic Offenses
Through years of experience, Rob McLendon has gained specialized skills and knowledge of Georgia Traffic Violations and DUI charges. Many people do not know where to start when faced with Georgia DUI charges, traffic violations, or other criminal matters. McLendon stands beside you, answering any questions you may have. The defense team keeps you informed throughout the legal process and management of your DUI or traffic violation case.
Federal and State Drug Charges
When facing State or Federal Drug Charges, knowing the applicable law and gathering all of the facts is a must. There are both state and federal laws that cover criminal activities involving drugs. Many times, these laws overlap but are not the same. Having a lawyer with experience and knowledge in both state and federal drug laws helps you obtain an optimal outcome.
Georgia law can be very hard on anyone accused of a crime related to drugs, resulting in long prison sentences. McLendon will work hard to protect your rights and minimize the penalties for drug crimes under Georgia and Federal drug laws. We keep you informed throughout the legal process and provide excellent management of your state or federal drug case.
White-collar criminal cases are won or lost based on the attorney’s preparation. Rob McLendon’s experience, skill, and dedication allow him to conduct a thorough investigation of your cases, all of this with one goal in mind: achieving an optimal resolution for the client.
White-collar criminal cases can be complex, and not every defense attorney is qualified to handle these crimes. We will research your case thoroughly during pre-trial and find every weakness in the prosecutor’s case.
Many prosecutors pursue assets of the accused while being investigated or charged in a related criminal case. These asset forfeiture civil proceedings can become very long, draining, and complex. Our team can help protect your assets from forfeiture.
If you are facing asset forfeiture due to an investigation, arrest, or possible arrest, make the call us now to begin the defense process.
Winning Georgia sex offense cases require a thorough investigation by a competent lawyer who will defend you and your reputation. A conviction of any sex offense can carry a significant prison sentence and register your name on a sex offender list.
Today’s prosecutorial environment related to sex offense is extremely harsh. Police, investigators, and district attorneys are reluctant to dismiss any case due to backlash from the public and media. This takes an aggressive defense team to protect you.
Robert R. McLendon, IV is prepared and skilled to handle domestic violence cases. Our experience and knowledge will help guide you through the complicated legal issues surrounding domestic violence law. Every step of the way, we can help you deal with this emotional and difficult time in your life.
Hiring the right lawyer will make the difference in the outcome of your case and the lasting effects it will have on you and your family.
The optimal outcome of a probation or parole violation hearing is getting to come home to your loved ones. Robert R. McLendon, IV has the experience to fight for you and reunite you with your family.
Even as a probationer or a parolee, you have rights. You need a criminal defense attorney who understands the law related to your rights during your revocation hearing. Rob McLendon is uniquely prepared to represent you.
Robert R. McLendon, IV understands the Georgia Juvenile Justice System. In response to the recent increase in violent crimes committed by children, many states have adopted a “get tough” approach to juvenile justice. It is now more important than ever to have a competent juvenile justice attorney to represent your child.
With a few exceptions, Georgia’s Juvenile Courts have exclusive jurisdiction over delinquency cases for individuals under 17 years of age. Unlike criminal acts, offenses adjudicated in juvenile court do not carry the same weight or meaning as a criminal conviction. McLendon will help you navigate through this complicated process.
Juvenile courts generally have authority over three categories of children: juveniles accused of criminal conduct; juveniles neglected or abused by their parents or in need of assistance from the state; and juveniles accused of a status offense. The mission of juvenile courts differs from that of adult courts, and for that reason, you need an attorney who is skilled and experienced in Georgia juvenile law.
Theft is the act of taking another person’s property without that person’s permission. Theft crimes include the following: shoplifting, auto theft, identity theft, robbery, burglary, embezzlement, welfare fraud, insurance fraud, theft by check, forgery, and receiving stolen property.
If you’ve been charged with a theft crime, call Rob McLendon. Theft crimes are a serious matter, whether charged as a felony or a misdemeanor, and can carry heavy consequences. Besides jail time and fines, a theft crime conviction could hinder your capability to get a job in the future.
Civil litigation encompasses a wide range of personal and corporate disputes. When dealing with a civil case such as a lawsuit or contract breach, Rob McLendon can represent and protect you.
If you are facing a civil case, don’t hesitate. We will do everything possible to protect you.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!
- Be polite… Stay calm… Stop… Don’t run…
No sudden movements… Stay strong, Don’t fold
- Hands out of your pockets
- Name and identification… Give it… Don’t lie or give a fake name
- Do not consent to be searched
- Don’t try to talk your way out… Don’t banter with cops
- DO NOT ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS… DEMAND LAWYER
- License, registration, and insurance… Must be current and kept in car
- Obey traffic laws… Don’t speed; use your turn-signals
- Don’t smoke in your car… Don’t drive high
- Keep car clean… No roaches or paraphernalia
- Use blue tooth… Use seat belts
- Pay parking tickets… No warrants
- Keep your medicine in the trunk
- No guns, no weapons of any kind
- Turn off your engine
- Open the window… Keep hands exposed
- Don’t throw out anything
- Don’t muck around… No stories, they are looking for an excuse to search
- Be polite: “Officer, if I have committed a traffic offense, give me a citation and I will be on my way”
- Sign the Notice to appear for a traffic ticket
- Do not consent to search your car, your person, or your stuff
- DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS… DEMAND LAWYER
- Knock Knock… Police! Open the Door!
- Answer the door… No running… No flushing… No suspicious movements
- Comply and be polite
- Ask to see the search warrant… Read the warrant
- Do not consent to let them enter UNLESS THEY HAVE A WARRANT
- Watch out for sneak peek
- Do not resist or obstruct… Let them search
- Ask for a Property List
- DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS… DEMAND LAWYER
- Don’t resist… Don’t get angry
- Undercover cops don’t have to tell you they are police
- They don’t have to tell you what you are being arrested for
- DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS… DEMAND LAWYER
- Get a phone call… All calls are recorded
- Don’t discuss arrest on phone… Keep it short… Don’t use “code words”
- Stay calm… Try to wait to get OR’d if you can… Save your money
- Get money on your books
- Don’t talk about your case to other inmates… Snitches are listening
- GET A LAWYER
- Using Medicine?
- Smoking in public… Not smart
- No smoking on federal land
- Keep your doctor’s recommendation and Patient ID card current and valid and with your medicine
- Join a Cooperative
- Cannabis even for medical use is illegal under federal law
- Talk to them… Listen to them… They want to help you
- Broke? There are lots of good hard working Public Defenders… Respect them
- Plea or jury trial, always use a lawyer
- If convicted, do the time, pay the fine, don’t violate probation, don’t run away, get expungement, pay your taxes
- Stay in touch with your lawyer, don’t act like a jerk
- Georgia Department of Driver Serviceswww.dds.georgia.gov
- Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyerswww.gacdl.memberlodge.org
- Georgia Innocence Projectwww.georgiainnocenceproject.org
- Team DUIwww.teamdui.com
- National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyerswww.nacdl.org
- National College for DUI Defensewww.ncdd.com
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