What is DUI Breath Tests? Breath tests for DUI are regarded by law enforcement as an accurate and reliable way to test the amount of alcohol in a person’s body, but the truth of the matter is false positive results are not uncommon for breath tests. There are a number of possible explanations for why a…

All across Georgia, people are looking forward to St. Patrick’s Day festivities at their favorite restaurants and bars. Large crowds are expected to start Friday and going well into Sunday, the actual date of St. Patrick’s Day this year. In addition to free-flowing green beer, you should also expect to see an increase in DUI…

Criminal Law Basics by the Athens GA Criminal Defense Attorney Most people learn about criminal law from pop culture – the movies, television, books, magazines and the internet. This blog post discusses the basics of criminal law. Let our Athens GA Criminal Defense Attorney give you an overview of the basis every Georgian need to…

Tips if you are arrested for DUI in Athens Georgia. 1. Write Down Everything you can remember as quickly as possible! DUI cases are often won and lost in the details. So write down everything you remember from your DUI stop, no matter how insignificant. Do it now. Memory fades over time, and important details that could…

At some point in our lives, most of us are pulled over by the police at least once. Even most law-abiding drivers may unknowingly have a blown tail light or just driving the same vehicle as a reported crime. Many individuals are unaware of what their rights are when they’re pulled over. Here are some…

PLEASE READ THIS ADVICE. Many people are arrested (DUI, traffic ticket, etc.) every day and the majority of the individuals make the same mistakes which can make their situation worse. A lot of these reactions are understandable; however, some defy logic and common sense. No one plans on having an arrest today, but you may be arrested…

What are the DUI Penalties in Georgia? The DUI penalties in Georgia depend on whether this is your first offense, second offense, third offense and so on. Further, other factors include age, your class of driver’s license and your driving history will affect the sentence. Although there are many factors that can affect the penalties…

  Our Athens GA DUI Lawyer shares his insight on field sobriety tests. Standardized Field Sobriety Test is one of the most controversial issues related to drunk driving arrests. Field Sobriety Testing was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and is used by law enforcement officers to determine whether or not a person is driving under the…

Quite many people believe that if they are arrested and not “read their rights,” they can escape punishment. This is not true. However, if the police fail to read a suspect his or her Miranda rights, the prosecutor can’t use for most purposes anything the person arrested says as evidence against them at trial. Of course, as…

Our Athens GA DUI Lawyer gives you a DUI Law Update from the Georgia Supreme Court today! What is the statement of the Supreme Court of Georgia? The Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday struck down parts of Georgia statutory law that allow a person’s refusal to submit to a breath test upon being stopped for DUI Law to be…

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