Archive for November 2019

Assistant Police Chief in Clarkston, Georgia Resigns After DUI Arrest

Assistant Police Chief in Clarkston, Georgia Resigns After DUI Arrest

Most people think that certain individuals are above the law. When we think about people who get arrested for DUI, we think about young people leaving a nightclub. We can even imagine some buddies who go out for drinks after their day out hunting. The last thing we think about is a police officer or…

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Can a Minor Be Charged with DUI in Georgia?

Can a Minor Be Charged with DUI in Georgia?

It doesn’t matter where you live in the U.S., the legal drinking age is 21. If you aren’t 21, you’re not supposed to drink. You’re not even allowed to be in possession of alcohol. However, the police aren’t naïve. They know that minors drink. And, sadly, they know that underage drinkers also drive. This means…

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DUI Suspect Flees Police at 131 MPH and Crashes into Median

Picture of a cap car with the lights turned on

One thing any Georgian DUI lawyer will tell you is not to run from the police. While it may not have been the smartest thing to drink and drive, the only thing that will make it worse is a charge of fleeing and evading law enforcement. This is what happened to a 33-year old man…

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Georgia Law Enforcement Updates Implied Consent Policies

Updates Implied Consent Policies

Most people are aware that, over the last year, Georgia has had a lot of changes when it comes to DUI laws like updates to implied consent policies. Up until recently, if someone refused to take a breathalyzer test, their refusal could be used against them in court. So, the prosecutor could try to prove…

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What Constitutes Probable Cause for DUI in Athens, Georgia?

What Constitutes Probable Cause for DUI in Athens, Georgia?

When someone is arrested for DUI in Athens, their friends and family all want to tell them how to handle it. Either they’ve dealt with it personally or they know someone who has. One of the first things they’ll tell you is that the cops didn’t have probably cause to stop you. Or they’ll tell…

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