Blog Posts in April, 2013

Four Ways to Make Your DUI Even Worse

Facing a drunk driving arrest is hard enough, but certain circumstances can make your criminal charge even worse. In Georgia, drunk driving charges can escalate, depending on the events that take ...
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Truck Driver Arrested for DUI Shortly Before Reckless Homicide Hearing

A Georgia truck driver was arrested for drunk driving after witnesses called police to report that the trailer of his truck was swerving into the wrong lane. When law enforcement stopped the driver, ...
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Freshmen Baseball Player Dismissed After DUI Arrest

A baseball coach in Athens, Georgia dismissed a freshmen baseball player after the student was arrested for drunk driving and several other misdemeanor charges last week. In addition to DUI, the ...
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Supreme Court Rejects No-Warrant DUI Blood Tests

The Supreme Court recently rejected routine, no-warrant DUI blood test. According to a recent ruling, police cannot order a DUI blood test without obtaining a search warrant. The ruling involved a ...
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Questions to Ask Your DUI Attorney

A DUI conviction can cost your career, reputation, and your freedom. At The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C., we know that DUI arrests are always what they seem. In fact, faulty field sobriety ...
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Everything You Need to Know about Ignition Interlock Devices (IID)

An Ignition Interlock Device (IID) is a small machine (slightly larger than a cell phone that connects to your car's ignition system. After installation, the IID will not allow your car to start ...
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Georgia State Lawmaker Faces DUI Charges: Will a Conviction be Made?

The same state lawmaker who adamantly supported drug testing of Welfare recipients in Georgia was pulled over and subsequently charged with DUI around midnight on April 2, 2013. The Georgia State ...
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Georgia City Cracks Down on Unique DUI Problem

Peachtree City Police recently shared a video of golf cart DUI traffic stop. In the scene, a law enforcement officer was forced to pull a Taser on a DUI suspect who allegedly just left a nearby bar. ...
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Plea Bargaining: Is it Right for Your DUI Case?

You've been charged with a DUI. The odds seem to be stacked against you. Your case is scheduled to appear before an Atlanta Municipal Court. Now what? Faced with the daunting reality of a DUI ...
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