November 29, 2018

After you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence, what do you do?

Not many people know that there are two worlds when dealing with a DUI: A license world and a criminal world. One often influences the other, which, in turn, can influence your decisions. 

Under Georgia law, when you are arrested for a suspected DUI, not only do you go to jail, but, in most cases, the your license is confiscated by the arresting officer. It is at the officer's discretion to confiscate a license for testing over .08 Blood Alcohol Content or refusing all testing. If the officer chooses, they may confiscate your license and hand you a yellow "DS-1205" form. Th 1205 form explains your license suspension and options to appeal a suspension. 

Once you bond out of jail, the next s...

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