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  • Georgia's New Super Speeder Law (2010)

    The Speeds Starting January 1, 2010 Georgia's Department of Driver Services (DDS) has started specifically targeting certain speeders on Georgia's roadways. Those going 85+ MPH on any Georgia roadwa

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  • I've been charged with a Georgia DUI! Now what?? 3 Proactive Steps.

    Three Proactive Steps for Defending a Driving Under the Influence Case - Attorney Evan Watson While your individual situation may vary, in general, I have found that clients almost never hurt their case by starting the following three tasks early on in their case. If you have ...

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  • The Basics of the Georgia "10 Day Letter"

    If you've been arrested for a DUI in Georgia, chances are the officer who arrested you took your license and gave you a yellow carbon copy of Georgia's 1205 Form. The 1205 Form, issued by the Georgia Department of Driver Services, is your official notice that your license will be...

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  • How to Survive Your Probation & Close Your Case for Good

    Under Georgia law, courts typically have the power to probate all, or part of a criminal sentence. While you would normally be sitting in jail for the whole sentence, probated sentences allow you to serve the time under the supervision of a probation officer, going about your lif...

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  • Marijuana Charges in Georgia: 2 Ways for an Attorney to Keep Your Record Clean

    Marijuana Charges in Georgia: 2 Ways for an Attorney to Keep Your Record Clean If you've been charged with Possession of Marijuana in Georgia, you may be facing either misdemeanor or felony charges, depending on the amount of marijuana found, and what the circumstances surroundin...

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  • 5 Mistakes to Avoid After Being Pulled Over

    Do not tell an officer you had "two drinks, two hours ago". Be honest, lie, or keep your mouth shut- the choice is yours. However, do not tell a curious police officer that you had "2 drinks around

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  • Georgia Roadblocks- How to Survive One.

    A “safety check” a.k.a. roadblock is the perfect time for law enforcement to snuff out and arrest DUI drivers. Here is what to do and what not to do if you are stopped at one of these traps.

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  • Georgia Boating Under the Influence Law- What You Need to Know.

    Georgia Boating Under the Influence, or BUI, charges demand an attorney who knows the law, the procedures, and the courtroom inside and out. Georgia Defense Attorney Evan Watson gives the basics of Georgia BUI laws in this video:

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  • Georgia's "10 Day Letter" & DUI License Suspensions

    Atlanta North Georgia DUI Attorney Evan Watson lays out the vital information you must have if you have been arrested for a DUI in Georgia.

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  • A Second DUI Arrest: What you Must Know to Defend Your Case

    Atlanta DUI Defense Attorney Evan Watson gives you the basics on what you are facing ona second DUI arrest under Georgia law.

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