Affordable Atlanta DUI Lawyers

We get a lot of questions asking “what is Georgia PreTrial Diversion”? If you have been charged with a Georgia DUI a pretrail diversion program maybe offered. If available, a Georgia Pretrial Diversion Program allows you to complete certain requirements in a specified time period and once completed, the charges will be dismissed and potentially…

Georgia First Offense DUI Lawyers

If this is your first DUI in Georgia, or if it’s been longer than 5 years since your last DUI, you will be charged with a misdemeanor and your sentence could include: A fine of $300- $1,000. Jail time of 10 days to 1 year (which the judge can stay or suspend). If your blood…

Under 21 DUI Georgia Lawyers

In the State of Georgia, it has a zero tolerance law for drivers under the age of 21 who are charged with a Georgia DUI. Georgia Zero Tolerance laws make it a crime for drivers under 21 to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .02% of higher. Because this limit…

Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Filed Under: Open Container Laws in Georiga Have you been charged With Open Container Along With A DUI in Georgia? The State of Georgia prohibits the consumption or possession of open alcoholic beverages in the passenger area of any vehicle while on a public highway or shoulder of a public highway. O.C.G.A. § 40-6-253. Only…

Top Atlanta DUI Attorneys

Filed Under: Georgia DUI Consent Laws | Georgia Supreme Court Ruling on DUI Law Implied Consent v. Actual Consent and the case of Williams v. State, S14A1625 (March 27, 2015) In Williams v. State, S14A1625 (March 27, 2015), the Georgia Supreme Court,  articulated for the first time a clear distinction between a DUI suspect’s “consent”…

Howard Law Group

Can the Atlanta Police Department randomly stop motorists in the City of Atlanta? Sobriety checkpoints are legal in Georgia (see 318 S.E.2d 693 (Ga. App. Ct. 1984)). These checkpoints (also referred to as “mobile checkpoints” or “roadblocks”) are police traffic stops that are not tied to any specific or individual suspicions. The locations chosen for…

Defending a Georgia DUI

Georgian’s often think a DUI arrest might be someone who is physically incapacitated to the point of stumbling or falling down while performing a field sobriety test due to alcohol use. However, in the state of Georgia you can be arrested for a DUI offense if you are under the influence of drugs, prescription drugs and even…

© 2015 The Howard Law Group | Designed by Pressprosites.
Top
Follow us: