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Maurice H. Hilliard Jr.

Maurice Hilliard’s Legal Guides

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  • Four Major Myths about NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety "Tests"given by Police in DUI-DWI Cases

    Almost no citizen knows his or her legal rights when it comes to a traffic stop by a law enforcement officer. This guide points out major myths about the psycho-physical and divided attention evaluations.

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  • The Five Best Reasons to NEVER Take the Roadside Field Sobriety Evaluations

    Field sobriety evaluations are not correlated to impairment, and had a 47% false positive arrest in the 1977 controlled laboratory study ordered by NHTSA. That means that of the 101 people in the study who were arrested, 47 were not "over the limit". That is pretty close to flipping a coin.

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  • Georgia's Implied Consent Warnings - Exactly WHAT Did the Officer Tell Me after my DUI Arrest?

    If you are under age 21, this is the full advisement: Implied consent notice for suspects under age 21: Georgia law requires you to submit to state administered chemical tests of your blood, breath, urine, or other bodily substances for the purpose of determining if you are und...

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  • Arrested for DUI in GA? Implied Consent Warnings are NOT Miranda Warnings

    An arrest for suspicion of DUI will trigger the officer reading some advisements about your option to take or not take a forensic breath, blood or urine test to determine alcohol or drug levels. This guide explains the options and potential penalties.

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