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Woman Arrested for Second DUI Following Fatal Bike Accident

An Atlanta-area woman has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a bicyclist was killed in an accident in Sandy Springs. 34-year-old Antoinette Battle will face charges for DUI and vehicular manslaughter for her role in the fatal crash. According to reports, this is not Battle’s first DUI arrest. She was previously arrested in (read more)

How Long After an Accident Could I Still Be Charged With a DUI?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious charge in Georgia. Being convicted of a DUI can lead to fines, jail time, public service, and/or the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license. Often a person that drives under the influence is charged with the violation at the time of the traffic stop or accident. (read more)

DeKalb County Detective Arrested for Drug DUI in Atlanta

A DeKalb County detective has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. According to reports, Justin Hamilton was driving his personal vehicle while off duty in Atlanta when he veered onto the sidewalk and struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital after complaining about pain in his leg. Hamilton waited at the (read more)

You Have the Right to Refuse a Breathalyzer and the State Can’t Use That Against You

You’re pulled over on suspicion of DUI in Atlanta. The officer asks you to take a breathalyzer. Do you have to comply? Can the state use the fact that you refused to cooperate against you in court? According to the Georgia Supreme Court, the answer to both questions is no. Earlier this year, the Supreme (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)

Georgia DUI Expert Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges

Police officers aren’t above the law. If an officer drives drunk they won’t get special treatment. In fact, the penalties for a police officer convicted of DUI can be even more severe than for everyday citizens. This is a reality Glynn County officer Kevin Yarborough may soon have to face. Yarborough, who is recognized as (read more)

Defending Against Georgia DUIs involving Terroristic Threats

A man in Polk County faces felony charges of making terroristic threats against a law enforcement officer after a DUI stop. According to reports, the man was pulled over by a law enforcement officer and began making threats and suggestions of violence toward the officer. As a result of this act, the man has been (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)

Understanding Georgia’s DUI Courts

The Cobb County DUI Court recently celebrated its 10th year of operation. Over the last decade, more than 525 repeat DUI offenders have entered the court with 391 of these individuals graduating. The court reports that each year there are more than two million drivers with at least three DUI convictions in the country and (read more)

Little-Known Georgia Driving Laws

A chain reaction accident on Interstate 75 involving three vehicles recently resulted in the death of one person and led to another individual facing criminal charges. The accident began when a driver’s vehicle was stopped by the police. The woman was then determined by law enforcement to be under the influence of alcohol. A tractor (read more)