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What is a “DUI less safe?”

A number of states have a type of DUI offense with which you can be charged if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is under the legal limit of .08% but you’re still determined to be too impaired by alcohol and/or drugs to safely drive. Georgia has an offense that’s...

3 behaviors that might lead to assault charges

Sometimes, people have aggressive, negative interactions with one another. These interactions can disrupt and frighten people and may occasionally result in criminal charges.  Someone who gets into an altercation with a co-worker, roommate or stranger at the bar could...

How do the police investigate a DUI?

If you are stopped and accused of committing a DUI offense, it’s important for you to get a good idea of how the stop should be handled and what the police will be looking for as they investigate. A DUI is investigated from the moment that you’re stopped by the...

Can a field sobriety test be challenged?

When faced with an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI), one of the more common pieces of evidence that may be used against you are field sobriety tests. These typically involve officers gauging reactions of the eyes and how suspects perform in one-leg stands...

Public indecency in Georgia: What you should know

What’s one of the easiest ways to end up charged with a sex crime in Georgia? It’s through an act of “public indecency.” Indecent exposure (or public indecency) is, at its heart, a crime against moral standards. What may be virtually ignored in some free-wheeling...

What constitutes statutory rape in Georgia?

Most jurisdictions require a suspect to have inflicted violence, coerced or incapacitated their victim to warrant filing sexual offenses charges against them. Georgia law recognizes that some people simply cannot make an informed decision to consent to sexual activity...

Impairment doesn’t always involve alcohol in Georgia

Drivers in Georgia are expected to be fully capable of safely operating a vehicle each time they get behind the wheel. While many people who drive while impaired are under the influence of alcohol, there are a host of other substances that can also negatively impact a...

When do you lose your license after a DUI in Georgia?

You get pulled over on the way back from a Georgia Revolution FC match. This has never happened to you before, but you know that you had some drinks at the game, so you’re instantly worried about a DUI arrest. You know that the ramifications are serious: Fines of up...

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