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Do I Need to Hire an Attorney If I’ve Been Charged with a DUI?

Driving under the influence is a crime in Georgia as it is in every state. If you have a DUI charge, the matter will, therefore, go to a criminal court. While you have the right to represent yourself, you are unlikely to have the skills to properly defend yourself. Even lawyers should forgo the urge…

How Long Will a DUI Stay on My Record in Georgia?

A DUI conviction is no laughing matter. If a court finds you guilty of driving under the influence in Georgia, the consequences can be wide-ranging. You can lose your license, freedom, and reputation. You may think that things get better after a few years but this is not the case. If you have a DUI charge,…

When is a DUI a Felony in Georgia?

Driving under the influence is typically a misdemeanor in Georgia. However, there are certain circumstances under which police can charge you with a felony.  Any criminal conviction can affect your life significantly but having a felony on your record can have even more serious consequences. Fines are higher, license suspensions are longer, and you serve…

What to Do When Pulled Over for a DUI

Getting pulled over by the police can be nerve-wracking even when you don’t think you’ve done anything wrong. If you’ve had a drink or two, sirens and flashing lights can be even more disconcerting. Not knowing exactly what you should and should not do makes it worse. If you’ve ever wondered how to handle a…

What Should I Do if My Teenager is Charged with a DUI in Georgia?

Georgia is one of the harshest states when it comes to driving under the influence. If your child has been charged, you may, therefore, be afraid they will receive severe punishment. This is understandable since you have no idea what is going to happen to your teen. However, there are opportunities for positive outcomes. Read…

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