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What Happens to the Car After a DUI Arrest in Georgia?

What Happens to the Car After a DUI Arrest in Georgia?

If you’re arrested for DUI, what happens to your car — and how do you get it back? While issues relating to the criminal aspects of the arrest are at the forefront, you do need to make sure your car is safe. Depending on the situation, there are… Read More
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Can You Travel Abroad With a Georgia DUI Conviction?

Can You Travel Abroad With a Georgia DUI Conviction?

A Georgia DUI conviction can limit your ability to travel freely, especially if the penalties include license suspension or revocation, limited driving privileges, or an ignition interlock device. A DUI record may also prevent you from being admitted… Read More
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Felony DUI arrest by a police officer.

What Constitutes Felony DUI in Georgia?

Any DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge is a serious matter in the State of Georgia. While many DUI offenses are charged as misdemeanors, DUI can be a felony in certain circumstances, which means greater potential criminal and administrative pen… Read More
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The occurrence of a DUI traffic stop.

What To Do At a DUI Traffic Stop

If you get pulled over by the police for a DUI traffic stop, your words and actions may play a significant role in determining the outcome. Knowing what to do at a DUI traffic stop is extremely important. Based on our decades of experience representi… Read More
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Factors That Affect DUI Charges in Georgia

The State of Georgia does not have an offense called aggravated DUI or statutory aggravating factors or sentence enhancements that automatically apply in a DUI case. However, there are certain factors that may affect the court’s decisions in a DUI… Read More
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A police officer holds a breath test machine in his hand ready at a traffic stop with his patrol car in the background.*the officer was blurred on purpose to place focus on the mouth piece. Concept for What Is the Legal Limit for DUI in Georgia?

What Is the Legal Limit for DUI in Georgia?

After a traffic stop on suspicion of DUI, the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in your blood usually determines how the officer will file the official charges associated with a driving under the influence of alcohol arrest. One method of bringing a… Read More
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A man drinks beer while driving a car. Concept for understanding the Georgia open container law.

Understanding the Georgia Open Container Law

The Georgia open container law generally prohibits consumption of alcohol and possession of open alcoholic beverage containers in motor vehicles on public highways. The offense is often associated with a DUI charge. If you face an open container law… Read More
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In this closeup, focus is on a pair of handcuffs held by a police officer. The officer stands behind a man with his hands behind his back. A parked car is in the background. Concept for When Are Miranda Rights Required in a DUI Stop?

When Are Miranda Rights Required in a DUI Stop?

Individuals facing a Georgia DUI charge sometimes wonder whether the arrest is invalid because police did not immediately read the driver their Miranda rights. While failure to provide the Miranda warning can be the basis for challenging evidence in… Read More
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DUI Child Endangerment in Georgia

Understanding DUI Child Endangerment in Georgia

In the State of Georgia, if you drive impaired with a child under the age of 14 in your vehicle, you can face not only a DUI charge but also an additional charge of DUI Child Endangerment. A separate endangerment offense applies for each child in the… Read More
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DUI Offenses

What Are the Types of Georgia DUI Offenses?

Georgia law specifies six different reasons that a driver may be charged with Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol. There are two basic types of DUI offenses charges: DUI Less Safe and DUI Per Se. Regardless of the specific charge and reas… Read More
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