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  • What is an Administrative Driver's License Suspension

    The Administrative Hearing is separate from your criminal DUI charge. If you fail to request an Administrative Hearing your license will be automatically suspended. Sworn Report If you are arrested f

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  • DUI Cases - The Police Report is Key

    If you are arrested for DUI, you will likely want to see the police version of events.You may have to wait a bit; however, as the police report wont be available in most states until your arraignment.And upon review, you may not believe the report is referring to you. The police...

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  • What to do if you're pulled over

    You hear the blare of the siren and see emergency lights flashing in your rearview mirror. You realize you are the point of interest of a police officer. What now? Pull over safely the first opportunity you have, utilizing your turn signal. Once safely pulled over, put both han...

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  • Don't be reckless behind the wheel

    In general, reckless driving is defined as "driving with a willful and wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property." A driver can be charged even when he is only putting himself at risk. Precise definitions of reckless driving vary from state to state. Reckless driving...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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