Inaccurate Field Sobriety Tests Carefully walking in a straight line, reciting the alphabet backward: the various field sobriety tests police officers use to determine impairment are widely known, even if few people are aware of the scientific basis behind them. There are three field sobriety tests that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has standardized. [...]
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DUI Caused By Prescription Drugs When most people hear “Driving Under the Influence,” they picture a drunk driver or someone under the influence of illegal drugs like cocaine or methamphetamine. It is unlikely that a person appropriately taking prescription drugs prescribed by their doctor would come to mind, but it has become more and more [...]
Driving Without Proof Of Insurance In Georgia In the unfortunate event of an accident, auto insurance is essential to protecting yourself as well as any other drivers on the road. In Georgia, the statute requiring that drivers have adequate insurance can play out in multiple ways, depending on the specific circumstances. The best way to [...]
Fines and legal expenses of a DUI The immediate expenses of a DUI are determined by the court. Most DUI charges in Georgia are misdemeanors, which carry a base fine of up to $1000. Repeated charges within a span of time will increase the amount owed; the third DUI within a period of ten years [...]
Defending yourself in the case of a second DUI charge can be significantly more difficult than a first offense. You will be considered a repeat offender, which comes with more severe penalties and consequences, especially if the subsequent arrest is within five years of the first. Repeat offender laws have become progressively harsher in recent [...]
Georgia BUI Most people are familiar with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge, but are you prepared in the event of a BUI? Boating Under the Influence is illegal in Georgia, and a BUI charge can come with fines and consequences just like a DUI. Although the charge refers to “boating,” this law applies [...]
DUI Myths The internet is a powerful resource, but the lack of control over information makes it that much easier for misinformation to spread. Particularly when it comes to legal matters, making decisions based off of misconceptions found on the internet can have permanent negative consequences in your life. A large amount of incorrect information [...]
DUI Under 21 in Georgia Drinking and driving is always ill-advised and dangerous, and a DUI conviction comes with steep penalties. These penalties quickly become even more serious when the driver in question is under the legal drinking age. The legal drinking age in Georgia is 21, and more stringent limits and more severe penalties [...]
On behalf of The Epps Law Group posted in Gun Rights on Monday, January 9, 2017. The eligibility requirements for a weapons carry license in Georgia are stringent, especially if you have been convicted of a crime. Before you apply for a license, be sure you know who is eligible and if you fit into [...]
On behalf of The Epps Law Group posted in Gun Rights on Monday, March 13, 2017. The right to carry a firearm on Georgia college campuses is one step closer to a reality. Sponsored largely by Rep. Mandi Ballinger, the bill would improve gun rights by allowing Georgians in possession of a concealed firearms permit [...]