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How Vehicular Homicide Differs From Murder In Georgia

By Hawkins Spizman |

A conviction for DUI vehicular homicide in Georgia comes with devastating consequences. Not only does the person convicted have to face severe criminal penalties, but worst of all, they have to live the rest of their lives knowing they took an innocent life. DUI homicide is a crime where a drunk driver unintentionally kills… Read More »

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Top Tips For Success When Your DUI Case Goes To Court

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you were arrested for DUI in Atlanta, you are probably open to doing anything you can to have a successful day in court. You would not be alone there. While there are no guarantees as to how anyone’s case will go, there are tips that may improve your chances of securing the best… Read More »

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5 Common Questions About DUI In Georgia

By Hawkins Spizman |

It is probably not your best day when the police pull you over and charge you with a DUI. Each state in the nation has laws for drunk driving and the state of Georgia is no different. When you are arrested and charged with DUI in Georgia, the severity of your penalties will vary… Read More »

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Top Five Mistakes Law Enforcement Makes During DUI Stops

By Hawkins Spizman |

Maybe you drank a bit more than you thought you did before you got behind the wheel. If this is true, then your driving behavior or other indicators may alert the police to pull you over and check you out. Just one mistake or miscalculation in your actions can lead to a DUI arrest… Read More »

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Does A Police Officer’s Testimony Mean You Will Be Convicted Of A DUI In Georgia?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Not only do the police play a part in pulling you over if they suspect you may be driving drunk, but they can also play a critical role in your DUI case too. The officer who arrested you has a role that can impact you significantly and it’s not only regarding just pulling you… Read More »

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Can A DUI Charge In Georgia Be Dismissed?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Being pulled over and arrested for a DUI in Georgia is not exactly what anyone sets out to do when they leave a gathering, a dinner, or another event. But it happens all of the time because the police are always on the lookout for drunk drivers. Georgia is very serious about combatting and… Read More »

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What To Do If You Were Arrested For DUI In Georgia When You Live Out Of State

By Hawkins Spizman |

Georgia is a beautiful state to live in and visit which is why the United States Census Bureau (USCB) reports that the peach state has around 10,799.566 residents and growing. There is a lot to love about the state which explains why not only does the state get a significant amount of tourism each… Read More »

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Can You Be Charged With DUI In Georgia For Having Methamphetamine In Your System?

By Hawkins Spizman |

No one should get behind the wheel with anything in their system that can alter their ability to safely operate their vehicle. Doing so not only puts your own life and that of others in the car with you at grave risk but it also puts everyone on the road around you in danger…. Read More »

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What To Expect At Your Georgia DUI Arraignment

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you are arrested in Georgia for a DUI, unless you have been in this position before, you may not be sure what exactly is going to happen to you or how the process works. What you can expect is to be given a date and time to show up for a court hearing…. Read More »

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Should You Obtain An Attorney Before Your DUI Arraignment?

By Hawkins Spizman |

An arrest for a DUI in Georgia will mean a court date will be scheduled that you must attend unless you have an attorney appear on your behalf. After a DUI arrest, connecting with an attorney that knows the criminal laws and has the resources and background to manage a DUI defense is critical…. Read More »

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