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How a DUI Becomes a Felony in Georgia

In most cases, a DUI in Georgia is charged as a misdemeanor. However, depending on the situation, a DUI charge in Georgia may be elevated to a felony. Below is an overview of how a DUI becomes a felony in Georgia. If you are facing a DUI charge in Georgia, please contact a Georgia DUI attorney […]

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How to Choose a Georgia Divorce Lawyer

In Georgia, you don’t have to hire an attorney to file for divorce. However, filing without an attorney is a big mistake. The Georgia divorce process is extremely complicated, and your chance at a successful outcome improves greatly when you hire an experienced Georgia divorce lawyer to handle your Georgia divorce case. Therefore, if you […]

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Am I Allowed to Drive After a DUI Arrest in Georgia?

If you’ve been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you probably have lots of questions. After all, a DUI conviction can result in serious penalties, and many people facing DUI charges don’t have experience with the Georgia criminal justice system. A common question people have after a DUI arrest is whether their driving privileges will be […]

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Will a DUI Prevent Me From Getting a Job in Georgia?

In Georgia, a DUI conviction can stay on your record forever, meaning that it will show up any time someone runs a background check on you. This can make it difficult for you to obtain certain loans, find suitable housing, and even get a job. Therefore, if you’ve been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you […]

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Common Defenses to DUI Charges in Georgia

If you are facing a DUI charge in Georgia, you have every right to be concerned. After all, a DUI conviction can have a serious impact on your life. Luckily, as we discuss below, there are multiple ways to fight DUI charges in Georgia. After reviewing these common defenses to DUI charges, please contact a […]

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Cost of a DUI Conviction in Georgia

Most people are aware of the consequences of a DUI conviction. A criminal record, difficulty finding employment and housing, and losing your license are just a few of the consequences you may face if you’re convicted of DUI. However, what many people don’t know is that there are financial costs associated with a DUI conviction. […]

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What Is a DUI Less Safe Charge?

Everyone knows that drinking and driving can get you into trouble. However, most people are unaware that you can actually be charged with DUI even though your blood alcohol content (“BAC”) is below the legal limit of 0.08%. In Georgia, this type of DUI charge is called a “DUI less safe.” Below is some additional […]

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An Overview of Field Sobriety Tests in Georgia

Police officers in Georgia use field sobriety tests to determine the intoxication levels of drivers who are suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These tests are administered roadside, and most drivers feel compelled to complete them when requested by an officer. In the article below, we discuss the types of field […]

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