At a police checkpoint, officers sometimes ask to search your vehicle. Remember, you do not have to consent to a search. The below video clip provides more information, but you should call our office to ask about your specific, factual situation and what relief, if any, the law may provide.
A DUI can have significant effects on your life. One of those is the potential loss of your driver's license. How a DUI charge will effect you depends on your specific situation, but the following clip discusses some limited, general issues you might consider regarding what consequences you may be facing.
The following information is not offered as legal advice, nor is it intended to create an attorney client relationship. Legal advice should be specific to your particular case and we hope you will give us the opportunity to discuss that in depth with you. Should you desire more information or wish to discuss possible representation, please call our office so we may speak with you about the specifics of your situation.
We regularly receive questions about the differences between the charges of DUI and Reckless Driving. The following clip discusses some of the differences between these two criminal charges.
"Scientific Testing" in a DUI case starts on the side of the road very soon after you exit the vehicle. It generally begins with Standard Field Sobriety Tests and progresses towards a request for a chemical test of your blood, breath or urine under Georgia's implied consent notice. The following discusses the circumstances surrounding those tests and how they impact the prosecution's case.
One of the questions we receive most is: If I am pulled over, should I agree to perform Standard Field Sobriety Tests? Although there is no absolute answer for all situations, this link might give you some helpful information to consider as you think about whether you should consent or not.
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