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"Your resource for Georgia DUI News and Information"

The laws on DUIs are ever-changing and each year, thousands of DUI cases are taken up on appeal across the nation.  Many of these result in written opinions by judges that then become law.  In addition, each new DUI or traffic-related offense in the news has the potential to cause changes in the law.  These changes are the result of public reaction to serious car accidents and deaths on the roadways of the United States.

That is why Richard Lawson has developed this website; to provide you with 24-hour access to the latest updates on DUI laws and DUI related news. Our goal is to inform our clients and the general public about the latest news and legal decisions.  Accordingly, we update our blog and the entire website daily. All of our articles are written by the Georgia DUI Lawyers that work for our firm or affiliates.

For instance, there has been a flurry of legal activity over the legality of roadblocks, in Georgia and across the nation.  Seen as a minor intrusion by some courts and an unnecessary infringement upon Fourth Amendment rights by others, the matter seems far from settled. Roadblocks must be established in accordance with the United States and Georgia Constitutions.  The police cannot simply have a roadblock any place or any time they want.

There also has been a rash of injuries and deaths on our roadways.  The death or injury of any motorist is a tragedy, and as a result; our legislature reacts to the carnage on the road with new laws designed to curb accidents.  That is why our laws change every year.

Another recent change in the law regards the 'Boating Under the Influence' legislation in the State.  The Boating code was completely overhauled in 2013; attorneys who do not regularly practice DUI law might be unaware of the new changes to the law.

Knowledge is power, and this blog is designed to help you take the most updated information on your defense. It is our goal for you to use the wealth of information on this site; including the Georgia Information Blog, Resources, and Practice Areas pages to help you decide the best course of action in your DUI case. 

Halloween: DUI and the Holidays

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Halloween is a fun time for many people. The costumes, the parties, the candy, and trick or treating are a lot of fun. It can be, however, a dangerous time to be on the road for any driver that chooses to drink and drive. Officers have a much higher presence during the holidays and Halloween is n...

How Can a Georgia DUI Lawyer Defend My DUI Case?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a Georgia DUI Lawyer, I get a lot of questions about what options people have when they have been arrested for DUI in Georgia. In today's post, I will outline the most common ways to fight a DUI in Georgia otherwise known as Georgia DUI Defenses.  DUI Defenses in Georgia The following list ...

Cyclist Allegedly Hit by a Truck in Cobb County

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stewart Bryson was knocked off of his bicycle in Cobb County when truck driver, Phillip Harris, allegedly slammed on his brakes for no known reason causing Bryson to hit the back of the vehicle.  Harris has been accused of leaving the scene. Bryson has a fractured neck as a result of the crash. ...

The Hunt for Georgia DUIs: Illegal Passing

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Georgia law enforcement are hunting for intoxicated drivers, one of the main reasons police officers cite for the initial stop of a vehicle is that a driver illegally passed another vehicle. In many cases, this is simply a pretext for looking for something more. Understanding Georgia's roadw...

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