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Can consent be non-verbal?

One of the most important things you can do if you're engaging in a romantic relationship, especially with someone that you do not know or had never even met at all previously, is to get consent. You want to make sure that they are just as interested in a sexual...

A brief overview of Georgia’s harsh cocaine laws

As more states loosen their stance on drug crimes, Georgia still has some of the harshest drug laws in the nation. For example, possessing less than one ounce of marijuana in our state could result in a long-term prison sentence upon conviction. In situations...

2020-2021’s Drive Sober campaign kicks off in Georgia

For the next several weeks, it will be common to see people heading to holiday parties and events. In Georgia, you should know that there is a new “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign in progess. This aims to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road through...

What does alcohol consumption do to your judgment?

Most people know what being drunk does to someone when they are at the wheel of a motor vehicle. It’s not advisable to drive if you are in that condition. There are physical effects. Your sight is adversely affected, as well as your reaction time.  You might not even...

What are your options for fighting a DUI charge in Georgia?

If you are accused of a DUI, you have several options for defending against the charges. The way you defend yourself will depend on the facts of your case. Out of the ways you can defend yourself against a DUI, you can break down the options into categories. These...

Drunk driving charges during the holiday season

The holiday season is one that brings loved ones and friends together for festivities. Many of these revolve around alcohol. It’s imperative that you think ahead so you can avoid having to drive home drunk.  Drunk driving is illegal in Georgia, and there are often...

Understanding what DUI “per se” is in Georgia

There are several kinds of driving under the influence (DUI) offenses that you could face here in Georgia. Among them is the “per se” DUI. This type of DUI is based on your blood alcohol content at the time of a Breathalyzer, urine or blood test. A per se charge is...

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...

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