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A first-offense DUI can be very serious

Driving under the influence (DUI) in Georgia carries strict consequences, which can become more severe if there is a pattern of repeat behavior. You might be tempted to believe that a first-time offense is not a big deal, but that’s not the case. You should be aware...

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Can I expunge a DUI conviction in Georgia?

There is no denying that a conviction for driving under influence (DUI) can impact various aspects of your life. Besides the obvious legal consequences, a conviction for drunk driving can impact your ability to find work, enroll in college and rent property among...

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Do you have to take a field sobriety test?

If the police stop you when driving, they might ask you to take a field sobriety test. If you are unaware of your rights, you may think you need to comply. You do not. A field sobriety test is entirely optional. What’s more, even if you figure you have nothing to be...

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Why counting your drinks could land you a DUI

Counting your drinks might seem simple. You’ve got 10 fingers, after all. Yet when it comes to avoiding a charge for driving under the influence (DUI), it is not how many drinks you had that matters. It’s how much alcohol is in your bloodstream. Many people make the...

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4 mistakes to avoid after a DUI arrest

You already made a mistake by getting behind the wheel of your car after having had a few drinks. Now, that you have been stopped by law enforcement, you do not want or need to make more mistakes. An arrest on a DUI charge may lead to a conviction filled with serious...

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Tips to prevent drinking and driving

It's easy to get caught up in the moment and forget that drinking and driving is not only illegal but incredibly dangerous. If you're going to drink, don't drive. It's that simple. Even if you've had just one drink, your ability to operate a vehicle is severely...

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