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Richard Scott Lawson

Atlanta DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. Anyone Can Be Arrested for DUI

    Written by attorney Richard Lawson, over 2 years ago.

    It seems that almost every day there is a new story about a DUI accident or arrest. However, the newest tale has a spin that many others do not; in Morrow, Georgia a 45-year old police chief was recently arrested for drinking and driving. Last Thursday, November 17th, a local pol...

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  2. The Legal Consequences of Refusing a Chemical Test

    Written by attorney Richard Lawson, almost 3 years ago.

    Refusing to submit to a blood, breath, or urine test after a DUI stop can incur serious penalties. If you refused a chemical test, it will be essential to hire a DUI attorney if you want to save your driving privileges. Under Georgias Implied Consent law, a driver is required to ...

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  3. Explaining Vehicular Homicide in Georgia

    Written by attorney Richard Lawson, almost 3 years ago.

    The term homicide refers to the killing of another human being. When a motor vehicle is involved in the killing, such as a traffic collision, or literally running over of a pedestrian or cyclist, then it is referred to as "vehicular homicide," or "homicide by vehicle." Motor vehi...

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  4. How DUI Checkpoints Work

    Written by attorney Richard Lawson, almost 3 years ago.

    Most states, including the state of Georgia allow for DUI checkpoints. DUI checkpoints are established by law enforcement with the intention of arresting people for DUI and deterring drivers from driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Under Georgia law, law enforc...

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  5. DUI Accidents and Serious Injuries

    Written by attorney Richard Lawson, almost 3 years ago.

    Being arrested for DUI is serious in itself; however, when you factor in an auto accident or serious injuries resulting from the drunk driving, the severity of the situation greatly increases. In these types of DUI arrests, its critical for the accused to retain an aggressive DUI...

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