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Reasons You May Get Pulled Over in Suspicion of a DUI

Getting pulled over for driving under the influence often doesn’t seem to be based on alcohol or drugs when it all starts. Often, you may get pulled over for something else, and then arrested on suspicion of a DUI. Find out what the police are look… Read More
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Roadside Sobriety Tests Consider Before You Refuse

If you are traveling in Georgia during Thanksgiving or the holiday season and get stopped at a DUI checkpoint, knowing the options for roadside sobriety tests you can expect and what refusal options you have is crucial. Georgia law is strict on DUI,… Read More
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DUI License Suspension in Georgia: Your 30-Day Warning

The State of Georgia takes drunk driving very seriously. Even before conviction, getting arrested for DUI can affect your right to drive in the state. You only have 30 days after an arrest to respond to a DUI license suspension in Georgia. If you don… Read More
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Boating Under the Influence and Reckless Boating

As summer draws to a close, some Georgia residents and visitors have found a brush with local law enforcement has interrupted their fun at the local lakes and coastal areas. Find out how Georgia boating laws work and what to do if you have been charg… Read More
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Does Implied Consent Affect My DUI Case?

If you have been pulled over for a DUI in Georgia, you may have heard that you gave “implied consent” to have your blood alcohol content (BAC) tested. Here’s what implied consent is, what refusing a chemical test means for your DUI case, and wh… Read More
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What Are the Penalties for Your First DUI?

For many, a drunk driving charge is their first experience with the Georgia criminal court system. If you’ve never been charged before you may wonder what to expect if you get convicted. Will you go to jail? Find out the penalties for first DUI off… Read More
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How to Choose the Right DUI Defense Team

Often, a drunk driving arrest is your first — and hopefully only — experience with the criminal justice system. That means you may not understand the ins and outs of DUI defense. You may not realize what will happen if you hire a family f… Read More
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Georgia Holiday DUI Checkpoints: What You Should Know

The holiday season brings busy roads and festive celebrations — often including alcohol. The Georgia police know this, and they’re ramping up drunk driving enforcement. Find out what you should know about DUI checkpoints, and what you can do… Read More
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Boating Under the Influence: What You Need to Know

Boating is a way of life for many Georgia families. With over 2,300 miles of coastline, the state invites residents to head out on the water for fun and recreation. But when alcohol is involved, fun in the sun can quickly turn into criminal charges.… Read More
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The Most Common DUI Defenses

A drunk driving conviction can set your life off course. With mandatory jail sentences and driver’s license suspensions, even a first time DUI is a big deal. Find out what you can do to fight back against claims that you were driving drunk, and see… Read More
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