Archive for November 2019
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…Read More
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…Read More
DUI Suspect Flees Police at 131 MPH and Crashes into Median
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…Read More
Are the DUI Laws Different for Commercial Drivers in Athens, Georgia?
If you drive for a living, you know how important it is that you keep a clean driving record. But commercial drivers in Athens are human like everyone else. A driver could have a few too many beers at lunch. Or maybe they are out all night and then report to work the next morning.…Read More
Georgia Law Enforcement 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…Read More
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…Read More