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  • Are Roadblocks and Sobriety Checkpoints Legal in Georgia?
    Are Roadblocks and Sobriety Checkpoints Legal in Georgia?

    Question: I got stopped at a roadblock in Georgia and I was ultimately charged with drunk driving . Can the cops do that? Answer: Yes, “roadblocks,” “checkpoints” or “sobriety checkpoints” are legal ...

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  • I Lost My License: Can I Drive Something Besides a Car?
    I Lost My License: Can I Drive Something Besides a Car?

    Question: I lost my Georgia driver’s license because I got too many DUI ’s. Can I get a moped to drive places? Answer: We often get questions as to modes of transportation if someone has had their ...

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  • Is Pot/Marijuana Legal in the State of Georgia?
    Is Pot/Marijuana Legal in the State of Georgia?

    Question: I got arrested for having pot. But I thought pot can be legal. I only had a joint. Is pot legal in Georgia ? Answer: We are asked this question with increasing frequency. The issue of ...

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  • Went Out After the Falcons Game and Got a DUI: What Should I Do?
    Went Out After the Falcons Game and Got a DUI: What Should I Do?

    Question: After going to an Atlanta Falcons football game I went out with some friends from work and we went to some bars & clubs in Atlanta, Buckhead and in North Fulton County. My friends were ...

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  • I Was Arrested for a DUI Drugs; What Will That Entail?
    I Was Arrested for a DUI Drugs; What Will That Entail?

    Question: I started my day at a football game, then I went to a couple of bars and clubs in Buckhead and on my way home I got pulled over and arrested for DUI drugs I didn’t take a test breath but the ...

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  • I Am Injured and Did Not Perform the Field Sobriety Tests Well: Can I Get My DUI Thrown Out?
    I Am Injured and Did Not Perform the Field Sobriety Tests Well: Can I Get My DUI Thrown Out?

    Question: The other night I was coming home from my company's cigar and bourbon party in midtown Atlanta. It was a blast - good cigars and top notch bourbon. Problem is that I was stopped for failure ...

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