DUI Laws

How to Find the Right DUI Lawyer for You

Drunk driving charges can lead to severe consequences for a Georgia driver. A DUI charge can impact every aspect of your life from your career to your family and personal relationships. You must act quickly to protect your driving privileges and try to avoid criminal penalties. Do You Need a DUI Lawyer to Handle Your (read more)

Is There A Difference Between DUI And DWI In Georgia?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is illegal in all 50 states. However, some states also have a criminal statute for driving while intoxicated (DWI). In some states, it could also mean driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol. Georgia does not have a separate DWI statute for driving while intoxicated. All charges for impaired driving (read more)

How Long Does It Take To Get Your First Court Date For a DUI?

Whoever said “the wheels of justice turn slowly” definitely wasn’t describing the process for cases involving driving under the influence (DUI).  Here in Atlanta, things move pretty fast when the charge involves suspected impaired driving – even for a first time DUI charge. How fast? Your first court date will be the day after your (read more)

8 Tips for Hiring a DUI Lawyer

So, you’ve been charged – rightly or wrongly – with DUI (driving under the influence). Since Georgia’s DUI penalties are among the strictest in the nation, you need to act quickly to secure legal representation to get your driving privileges back. Your success, though, hinges on hiring the right DUI lawyer who will deliver the (read more)

What Happens If I Get a DUI In Another State?

There might be times when you decide to take a small trip and leave the state of Georgia. Maybe you head to Florida to hit the beach in Jacksonville or visit a friend in Tallahassee. While you’re there, you decide to have a few drinks. On your way home, you get into an accident with (read more)

Defending Against Felony DUIs in Georgia

Less than two years after being charged with four counts of felony DUI, a man in Savannah was found not guilty on all charges and released from jail. In 2016, the man was charged with three counts of DUI with bodily injury as well as one count of DUI resulting in death. These charges arose (read more)

Four Tips for Handling Georgia DUI Stops

A police chief in Milledgeville recently pled not guilty to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. After the hearing occurred, the man climbed into his police vehicle to assume his job duties for the day. The man was previously arrested in August, 2018 for driving with his bright lights on in his (read more)

Advice for Underage Georgia Drivers Facing DUIs

A jury in Cobb County recently charged a teen with first-degree vehicular homicide after the death of her friend who fell out of a sports utility vehicle. After falling out of the vehicle, the injured passenger was placed in a medically induced coma and died several weeks later. The teen who was driving admitted to (read more)

Dealing With DUI Court

A Decatur High School graduate was recently killed after a drunk driver struck her vehicle. The driver was stopped at a stop light when she was struck from behind. As a result of this collision, the driver struck the vehicle located in front of her, which led to a chain reaction with three other vehicles. (read more)

DUI Pleas

It has become common in Georgia that even people who are charged with serious DUI offenses end up entering into plea agreements with the prosecution in exchange for lesser penalties. If you do enter the plea bargain process, it is helpful to remember some important pieces of advice and to obtain the assistance of an (read more)