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Cory Earl Yager

Cory Yager’s Legal Guides

15 total


  • What to do if you are charged with VGCSA-Possession of Marijuana less than 1 oz. in Georgia

    This guide explains some of your options if you are a first time offender charged with VGCSA-Possession of Marijuana in the State of Georgia. The following is only a guide. You should seek legal representation in your matter from a qualified attorney who can assess the specific facts of you case.

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  • Attacking a Breath Test in a DUI Case

    In a DUI case, one of the States strongest pieces of evidence is often the results of a State Administered Breath Test. Often, accused citizens faced with a number on a state breath test that is over the legal limit simply give up and plead guilty to the DUI charge. This so call...

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  • GEORGIA'S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET - WE DONT ACTUALLY TEST FOR THC IN DUI MARIJUANA CASES

    Georgia Drivers beware, you can be charged and convicted for Driving under the Influence of Marijuana even when the State's own blood test show NO THC in your system. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive substance found in the cannibis variety of vegetation. THC ...

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  • ALS SUSPENSIONS IN GEORGIA - DIFFERENCES BETWEEN REFUSAL CASES AND TEST CASES

    DUI - Refusal In the state of Georgia, a refusal to submit to state administered chemical testing after a DUI arrest (upon filing of proper paperwork by the arresting officer) will result in a one ye

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  • Georgia's DUI Laws and DUI Laws in general

    DUI laws are written by legislators with the goal of obtaining convictions. These laws are both agressively written and agressively enforced.

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  • 10 Ways to attempt to avoid a traffic ticket

    As a former police officer, I have often been asked what a person can do to avoid a traffic citation. The answer is that whether or not you will end up with a citation or a warning depends on a myriad of facotrs. Many of these factors are outside of the drivers control. These unc...

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  • HORIZONTAL GAZE NYSTAGMUS - WHAT IS IT THE OFFICER IS LOOKING FOR

    This guide defines Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus and breaks down the clues a police officer should be looking for

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  • AVOIDING CRITICAL ERRORS THE AVERAGE PERSON MAKES WHEN CONFRONTED BY THE POLICE IN A DUI SITUATION

    This quide leads you through many of the most common mistakes that ordinary citizens make when confronted by the police. These mistakes often lead to drunk driving convictions that will forever follow and hinder many aspects of a person's life. When I was a police officer, I co...

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  • The Bias of "Standardized" Field Sobriety Tests

    Police officers want you to attempt roadside sobriety evaluations. This is an evidence collection technique much like swabbing for blood samples at a homicide scene. As a former police officer and DUI cop, my job was to collect evidence and the best evidence of impairment as a r...

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  • Consequences of a DUI Conviction in Georgia

    There are severe consequences imposed for DUI convictions across the nation. While each state has different punishments, DUI is treated as a serious offense in all jurisdictions. DUI punishments have not only short term financial consequences, but also have long term effects that...

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