Blog Posts in 2010

Diabetes and Suspected DUI

It has been found that diabetes and hypoglycemia can be related to accidents and errors on the road today. Even more common, are unjustified DUI arrests concerning patterns normally associated with a ...
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Cell Phones and DUI Arrests

Many DUI arrests come from the police stopping a car for reasons other than the suspicion of DUI. Some DUI arrests in Georgia result from an investigation following an officer stopping a vehicle for ...
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The officer gave me a 30 day permit in place of my license. Does this mean my license is suspended?

No. At least not yet. This is where the " 10 day rule " comes in. When the officer gave you the permit in place of your license he was making a sworn report to the Department of Motor Vehicles ...
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BUI, or Boating Under the Influence

Now that summer is here, Georgia residents and out-of-state visitors alike have taken their boats out onto the state's numerous rivers and lakes. Many like to have a good time—whether they're fishing, ...
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Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

Did you know that a person can be arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of prescription drugs ? Even if there are no illegal drugs or alcohol in the driver's system, it is ...
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New Law Against Texting While Driving

Starting July 1, 2010 I will now be a crime to "text" while driving. This new law will give a new reason for the police to stop vehicles. Once a car is stopped, a police officer can investigate ...
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Refusals in Forsyth County and Dawson County

I am told several times a week that "I refused the breath test because I was always told never to do that." When asked by whom the client was told, the answer is never that an attorney told them. In ...
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Why does a case take so long to resolve?

The Forsyth County Court system is victim to the population explosion in Forsyth County. Similarly populated counties have two more Judges in the State Court. Also, the courthouse is too small to ...
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What Happens on my First Court Date?

Your first court date is called an arraignment. At arraignment your attorney will enter a plea on your behalf. Your attorney will either negotiate a plea bargain or set your case for trial. If you ...
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Are Field Sobriety Tests Required?

The short answer is that you are never required to submit to field sobriety testing or a road-side Alcosensor. You are only required to submit to the State-Administered test of your blood, breath, or ...
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Welcome to our Forsyth County DUI Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Forsyth County DUI Blog.
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