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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Products Liability, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: how do i go about getting damages to my vehicle fixed or at least compensated?

If i were the victim in a hit and run accident, and made a police report at the scene and whom they later arrested

P. Charles Scholle
P. Charles Scholle answered on Jun 29, 2021

I’m glad to hear they found the hit and run driver. There should be an amended accident report from the resulting arrest with the driver’s information and their insurance company. You can file a claim against their auto insurance carrier to get compensated for your vehicle and injuries as a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: I have a DUI and a marijuana charge I have an arraignment tomorrow I don't have a lawyer so how should I plead.
Sam McRae
Sam McRae answered on Jun 9, 2021

Depending on the court, you may be able to ask for more time to consult an attorney. If you qualify, you may consider applying for a public defender. Don't wait to consult an attorney on your case because certain deadlines will begin passing and put you in a disadvantageous position.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: I am in a dui program that is way more intense than I thought it would be, and I would like to get out
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on May 10, 2021

It sounds like you may be in DUI Court program. If this is the case, then yes, there are ways to be removed from the program. However, the alternatives available might not be fantastic either.

In order to get more useful information, you should contact an attorney to better explain the...
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Q: How do I file a discovery in Lumpkin co ga so that I may take it to DUI trial April 21 2021I need the officers police

I believe I passed the sobriety test even though cpl weeks said I failed and charged me with DUI

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Mar 31, 2021

If you are planning to go to trial on a DUI charge, you should hire an attorney immediately.

For more information, visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

-Robbie Levin, Esq.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, DUI / DWI, Gov & Administrative Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I was completely hammered drunk, speeding 92 mph going home at 2am. I flew by a police officer and I voluntarily pulled

I was completely hammered drunk, speeding 92 mph going home at 2am. I flew by a police officer. I am a 34 year old woman.

He saw empty beer cans, asked to perform an FST. Toe to heel.

Tells me I failed.

Asked me where I lived.

"1 mile away."

Told... Read more »

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Mar 31, 2021

Your drunk driving and speeding are not legal. However, there is no law requiring an officer to arrest you.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Q: How can a Sheriff Dept. Not have a Breathalyzer machine then say you refused one?

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I received DUI and on the ticket it stated that a test was administered then in the remarks it states I had refused all testing. At the scene I asked for a breathalyzer. None of the 3 units had one. I was then brought to the station and I asked again for a breathalyzer and was... Read more »

Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on Mar 17, 2021

You are in a situation that cannot be fixed online. You need to retain competent counsel now to address your DUI case. You should not wait either. DUI cases have timelines.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: i was arrested for posse. of ice an dui which clearly wasmt dui but any how the deparment didnt fingerprint or mugshot.

court date came up callwd the clerk of courts an checked the online agenda an my name wasnt on it what do i do

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer answered on Oct 28, 2020

Incorrect documentation and errors from Law Enforcement are unfortunately common. You may want to hire a lawyer on a very limited basis to do the investigation for you so you can be certain there is not a case against you. The SHOULD have provided you a bunch of paperwork when you were arrested,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: I was sitting in my car at the store. Officers approached and said that store had called about me asleep in the car.

Took field sobriety tests and blood tests. Got a Dui less safe ticket no jail

Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney answered on Aug 29, 2020

I would advise you to secure free consultations with experienced GA DUI criminal defense attorneys who will be able to give you a complete case evaluation after learning more about the specific facts of your case. Then hire the attorney who you feel most competent and comfortable with.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Dui less safe drugs ticket, not pulled over,in parking lot of store

Got a ticket pending blood tests. I told them about my prescription meds, what do I do

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Aug 28, 2020

Hire a lawyer. You don’t want to risk jail and losing your license.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

Ph.: 404 281 5897

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: In a dui ...dring under the influence of drugs do they have to test you for the drug
Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on Jul 11, 2020

In Georgia, They will usually test under the DRE (drug recognition expert) guidelines for field sobriety examinations. However, They don’t have to test for the specific drug itself as there is no requirement for that.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: How do you know if one has an active warrant without going turning yourself in?

Never was served papers. Rumors

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Jul 5, 2020

Some jurisdictions will give this information over the phone. If not, you may want to hire a lawyer to look into it for you.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: Hi Im deaf. is there a way to appeal after missing deadline to prevent license suspensions?

I was arrested in dec 2019 and by Feb 2020 I was notificated that my license was suspended and I didnt know bout $150 fee. any way I can appeal or work to get driving permit?

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 1, 2020

Yes, it is possible. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the details of your circumstances, get additional information from you and provide you with a detailed solution.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Do I need to take dui class twice for 2 different citations that were given with in a month of each other?
Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on May 18, 2020

This really depends on the negotiation with the prosecutor but technically yes you would need to take the classes twice.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: I received two dui’s one in April 2017 and the other in May of 2017. Do I have to take dui class twice.

I went to court in 2017 on charges. I ran and I years later I got picked up on a warrant. 30 days in jail. The DDS told me all I need was one DUI Certificate with both citation #’s on the certificate & same for clinical evaluation. She said that was all I need and to pay 400.00 for... Read more »

Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on May 18, 2020

Were you on probation when you ran or was the case still waiting for completion. Everything can have an effect. you will most likely need more than a dui certificate but we need more information.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Do i have to take defensive driving for reinstatement in Georgia if 5 years has passed since incident

I have 2 duis from over 5 years ago. My license were suspended and i was ordered to take 2 defensive driving courses before reinstatement. Is there a statue of limitations on that requirement? I have had no driving citations or duis since

Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on May 16, 2020

The statute of limitations does not apply to taking a defensive driving course. Unfortunately you will still have to complete those requirements as they are required by statute to be completed not just by order of the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: How do i go about getting this DDS fraud case handled once and for all?

I have been under investigation for driver's license fraud for about 8 years. Knowing that the statute of limitations have been up, these investigators are putting me through the same things. They are not putting the case through the courts or giving me my license, they keep telling me i... Read more »

Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney answered on May 12, 2020

I regularly handle suspended license issues with the GA DDS.

Please feel free to call me on my cell phone at 404-932-3099 to discuss your situation.

Best regards,

Sean McIlhinney, Esq.

6625 The Corners Parkway, Suite 115

Norcross, GA 30092

Cell:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to drink alcohol and shoot targets on my own private property in ga.

Not that I’m going to or want to I just started thinking wow I’ve had a long week at work I think imma have a few beer when I get off but then I thought oh yeah I need to adjust my scope and that’s how I come up with the question . But I was just wondering say I had a few beers and been... Read more »

Lance Mixon
Lance Mixon answered on Apr 25, 2020

Your private property may be in a city that makes discharging a firearm in the city limits illegal. Plus, in some or residential neighborhoods, covenants prevent such activities due to disruption of the neighbors due to loud noises.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: My second DUI charge an accident was involved..what could my bond be
Michael D. Barber Jr.
Michael D. Barber Jr. answered on Feb 29, 2020

Your bond will be determined by other factors than just the charges. What court will you be going to for the bond? Was anyone hurt in the accident? How far apart are your two dui charges?

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Skipped Court DUI

Long story short, I received a DUI exactly 10 yrs/1 mo ago and I have never been to court for it. So obviously I know I have an FTA (Most Likely) When I log in to the cities website and go to pay fines off, I then enter my License # and my DOB, which brings up two citations, one for Failure to... Read more »

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Feb 28, 2020

What city is this in? You will likely need a lawyer.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: What could my bond be on DUI and failure to yield charge
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Feb 28, 2020

Probably around $1000. But there are many factors that can effect the bond amount.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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