Offenses

Aggressive Driving

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1549559219077{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Aggressive Driving” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left” margin_design_tab_text=””][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Under Georgia law, the offense of Aggressive Driving is defined as “operating a motor vehicle with the intent to annoy, harass, molest, intimidate, injure, or obstruct another person” by Violating the law regarding overtaking a vehicle on the left [O.C.G.A. § 40-6-42], [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Traffic …

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Reckless Conduct in Georgia

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1521655117943{padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Reckless Conduct” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1521655524861{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1521655516528{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Under O.C.G.A. § 16-5-60, a person commits the offense of Reckless Conduct when he or she endangers the safety of another person by “consciously disregarding a substantial and unjustifiable risk” that his or her actions will cause harm or endanger …

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Open Container in Georgia

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1521655117943{padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Open Container in Georgia” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left” margin_design_tab_text=””][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1521655524861{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1521655516528{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text]O.C.G.A. § 40-6-253 prohibits all people, not just drivers, from: Consuming any alcoholic beverage, or Possessing any alcoholic beverage container in the passenger area of any motor vehicle on the roadway or shoulder of any public highway. The …

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No License on Person

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1550169024080{background-color: #08124b !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1550169070890{padding-top: 35px !important;padding-bottom: 35px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”No License On Person” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1550165178823{padding-top: 20px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Under O.C.G.A. § 40-5-29, drivers in Georgia must carry their licenses in their immediate possession while operating a motor vehicle. The law also specifies that licensees are obligated to present their licenses upon demand of …

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Failure to Obey A Traffic Control Device

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1549575402174{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device, codified in O.C.G.A. § 40-6-20, is one of the most common traffic infractions in Georgia. In general, the law states that the “driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of an …

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DUI Habitual Violator

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1545323813624{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”DUI Habitual Violator” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1545323828863{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A DUI “Habitual Violator” is a person who has been arrested and convicted three (3) or more times within a five year period of Driving Under the Influence. Note that a person can be deemed a Habitual Violator for non-DUI related offenses. This page …

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Felony DUI

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1535069590625{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Felony DUI” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1535071241727{background-color: rgba(8,18,75,0.16) !important;*background-color: rgb(8,18,75) !important;}”] URGENT:  If you have been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you have only 30 days to appeal the administrative suspension of your driver’s license or to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle.  If you fail to act, your license …

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DUI by Out-of-State Driver

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1535564351711{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”DUI by an Non-Georgia Driver” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1535564604484{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]DUI is illegal in Georgia no matter where a person is from, or what state issued his or her driver’s license.  If someone is arrested for DUI in Georgia, for the most part he or she will face the same …

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Disrupting a Public School

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1535052888775{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Disrupting a Public School” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1535052999319{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]O.C.G.A. § 20-2-1181 is the Georgia statute that deals with Disrupting a Public School.  The law states that “it shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly disrupt or interfere with the operation of any public school, public …

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Under 21 DUI

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1534860547630{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”DUI for Drivers Under 21″ main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1534860607560{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1534876093736{background-color: rgba(8,18,75,0.16) !important;*background-color: rgb(8,18,75) !important;}”] URGENT:  If you are under 21 and have been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you have only 30 days to appeal the administrative suspension of your driver’s license.  If you fail to act, …

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