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  • Georgia DUI: The Officer's observation of your driving will be used against you!

    An arresting officer observes your appearance and verbal responses immediately upon personal contact in an attempt to validate certain cues of impairment. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has 28 cues

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  • DUI: Understanding How To Challenge Breath Test Results

    In Georgia, if you are caught driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or above (0.04 for commercial drivers and 0.02 for drivers under 21), the State considers you guilty of driving under the influence, even in the absence of any evidence that your driving was impaired. It i...

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  • DUI: Your appearance and everything that you say to the officer will be used against you!

    An arresting officer observes your appearance and verbal responses immediately upon personal contact in an attempt to validate certain cues of impairment. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has 28 cues of impairment for Phase II, Personal Contact. There are 12 cue...

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  • What happens after your DUI arrest?

    In the State of Georgia you can expect the following after being arrested for DUI.

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  • Down and Dirty DUI Defense

    Female DUI - What you need to know There are specific issues that women face if they are arested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Georgia. The traditional view of a drinking driver is it's a guy. In the past the vast majority of DUI arrests in Georgia have been males. Ho...

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  • Administrative License Suspension in Georgia - Getting Photo I.D. will Cancell your Driving Permit

    Many people that are struggling with a DUI charge don't hire a lawyer because they want to avoid any up-front cost. This position is understandable. The retainer fee may appear intimidating at first, (DUI defense is often regarded as themost complex area of criminal law). What is...

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  • Expungement in Georgia

    In order to get a record expunged in the State of Georgia,, a person must apply to the prosecuting agency that handled the case.A person can request expunction if they were:Arrested, but after arrest, were released by the arresting agency without such arrest being referred to the...

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  • Illegal Search and Seizure in DUI Cases

    It's always helpful to know your rights in any encounters with the police and with regards to your personal property. In DUI cases, charges may be dropped if a search and seizure was done illegally. The term "search and seizure" is derived from the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Co...

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  • When a DUI Arrest is Unlawful

    If you are ever arrested for a DUI, the last thing you may be thinking about is whether the police officer who arrested you was unlawful in making the arrest. If the officer was unlawful, though, it may be enough to get your charges dismissed. Unless you commit a traffic violatio...

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  • Social Host Alcohol Liability

    Imagine this - you're hosting a big event for a close friend's retirement. You've invited a lot of people and made sure that the food, desserts, and gifts are ready. But that's not all, you've also arranged for alcohol to be available throughout the party. Everyone has a great ti...

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