Unfair Arrests: What You Should Know

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Every night, Georgia State Patrol and law enforcement officers pull over motorists. They are supposed to have a basis for these stops - meaning, they need to have observed some type of violation of the law - like a rolling stop, running a red light, or failure to maintain lane. However, it seems these officers look for any small reason to pull over a car or truck. When an officer stops you, he will probably ask you if you have been drinking. If you indicate that you had even a beer or two, they will likely ask you to exit the car and take field sobriety tests.

You may look and feel fine, but the officer may notice a sway or stagger and use this in the case against you for DUI. Many Georgia State Patrol law enforcement vehicles are now wired with video and audio and this is helpful for many DUI defendants in showing that they actually performed fine on the field sobriety tests and were still arrested for driving under the influence. If you have been unfairly charged with a DUI offense, call DUI lawyer Richard Lawson right away for a free case analysis. The attorneys at his office work hard to get their clients the best possible outcomes.

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Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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