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Labor Day Weekend DUI Arrests and Fatalities in Georgia Up from 2019

The police always have to deal with a lot of traffic issues over the holidays. This includes more than just Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The summer holidays can be brutal too when it comes to DUI arrests and traffic fatalities. The Georgia State Patrol saw the number of DUI arrests and drunk driving fatalities…

What is an Ignition Interlock Device and Who is Required to Have One in Georgia?

People who get arrested and charged with DUI in Georgia face very serious consequences. Not only will they have to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in fines, they will also face other penalties. For example, most people know that people convicted of DUI lose their license at least for a few months. What you…

New Senate Bill in Georgia Allows for Expungement of All but DUI Charges

One of the reasons a DUI conviction is such a big deal is that it stay on your record for the rest of your life. In most states, no matter how good your record is, you can’t get an DUI expunged. This was always the case in Georgia as well. In 2013, there was a…

If Your DUI Stop in Athens Georgia is Deemed Unlawful, What Kind of Evidence Will Be Thrown Out?

A lot of people think that, just because they’ve been arrested for DUI, they’re automatically going to be convicted. While it’s a good idea to be prepared, you also don’t want to accept the fact that you’ll be found guilty. If that were the case, nobody would ever hire DUI defense lawyers in Athens. The…

Rome Man Arrested for Drug Possession and DUI in Traffic Stop

When the police pull someone over for a routine traffic stop, they’re always going to keep their eyes open. If they think the driver has been drinking or using any illegal substances, they’re going to look for evidence. Or, if they see the passenger in a car with something that seems suspicious, they can ask…