June 2017

Hardship License Plates in Georgia

2017-06-29T02:33:58+00:00

Driving After A DUI in Georgia: Hardship License Plate Most people know that a conviction for Driving Under the Influence will have a far-reaching negative impact on their own driving privileges. Fines and jail time are among the more severe consequences for DUI, but the ones most keenly felt by many drivers are the ones [...]

Hardship License Plates in Georgia 2017-06-29T02:33:58+00:00

How Do I Get My License Back After A DUI in Georgia?

2017-06-21T04:47:45+00:00

How To Get Your License Back After A DUI Suddenly finding yourself without a driver’s license can throw your life into disarray. How will you get to work or school? How will you take care of everyday tasks like grocery shopping or medical appointments? If you have been convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), [...]

How Do I Get My License Back After A DUI in Georgia? 2017-06-21T04:47:45+00:00

First Time DUI Penalties in Georgia

2017-05-31T03:54:38+00:00

What are the penalties for a first time DUI in Georgia The state of Georgia is particularly tough on DUI offenses. Even if you are a first time offender, it is important to take the charges seriously. A DUI conviction can be expensive, embarrassing, and cause major disruption to your daily life. If you are [...]

First Time DUI Penalties in Georgia 2017-05-31T03:54:38+00:00

May 2017

What Special Rules Apply To Juvenile DUIs?

2017-05-16T05:46:12+00:00

For a minor in Georgia, a DUI arrest can quickly turn the world on its head. The state of Georgia has a “zero tolerance” policy regarding juvenile DUI. Consequences are harsh, even for a first time offender, and there are special rules that apply to under 21 DUI that are even more rigid than Georgia’s [...]

What Special Rules Apply To Juvenile DUIs? 2017-05-16T05:46:12+00:00

April 2017

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean?

2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

In order to maintain safety on the roads, there are a number of traffic violations that drivers must be constantly aware of. Even the speed limit, one of the most basic and constant regulations on the road, must be considered from a subjective perspective in the moment. Otherwise, a driver may be facing a “Too [...]

What Does Too Fast For Conditions Mean? 2017-05-01T22:52:52+00:00

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test?

2017-04-25T21:51:32+00:00

Refusing A Breathalyzer Test When you have been pulled over under the suspicion of DUI, the decision of whether to comply with a breath or blood test or not can be a difficult one. In a DUI case, the results of a breath test are often the strongest evidence the prosecution has against you. However, [...]

Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test? 2017-04-25T21:51:32+00:00

Why Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate

2017-04-25T21:51:38+00:00

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. [...]

Why Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate 2017-04-25T21:51:38+00:00

DUI Because of Prescription Drugs

2017-04-24T12:20:26+00:00

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 [...]

DUI Because of Prescription Drugs 2017-04-24T12:20:26+00:00

How Much Does A DUI Cost?

2017-04-24T12:27:29+00:00

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 [...]

How Much Does A DUI Cost? 2017-04-24T12:27:29+00:00

Fight Your Second DUI

2017-04-24T12:28:37+00:00

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 [...]

Fight Your Second DUI 2017-04-24T12:28:37+00:00