Several things happen if you refuse a Breathalyzer in Georgia. To encourage, or rather force, more people to take breath tests, many states, such as neighboring Florida, have refusal-to-consent laws. Refusing a Breathalyzer test is a criminal offense … [Read more...]
What’s the Penalty for First-Time DUI in Georgia?
When people ask us this question, they’re really asking “How do I avoid the penalty for first-time DUI in Georgia?” These offenses carry substantial direct and indirect consequences.The direct consequences of a first-time DUI in Georgia are … [Read more...]
Is It Possible to Pass a DUI Field Sobriety Test?
The answer to this important question depends on who you ask. Police officers almost always testify that defendants “failed” the walk-and-turn and other approved FSTs, regardless of the defendant’s actual performance. Until recently, jurors almost … [Read more...]