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Dui And Dwi Law Lawyers In Mcdonough Georgia

McDonough is a city in Henry County, Georgia, United States. The population was 8,493 at the 2000 census. Census Estimates of 2008 indicate a population of 19,768. This is due both in part to growth of the city and extension of the city limits. Inclusion of the unincorporated neighborhoods surrounding McDonough, which are not part of a town/city, raises the population to approximately 30,000. This city is the county seat of Henry County. It is the home of AM radio station Classic Country 1410 WKKP and SCB-TV cable Channel 15 television station. Note: Information about challenges to population estimates data can be found on the Population Estimates Challenges page. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 Population Estimates According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.2 km²), of which, 7.8 square miles (20.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.51%) is water. The census-designated place of Blacksville and the unincorporated communities of Flippen, Kelleytown, and Ola are located near McDonough, and addresses in those communities have McDonough postal addresses.

What is dui and dwi law?

Driving While Intoxicated is the offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. State law controls whether operating includes actual driving of the car or merely sitting in the car and the level of intoxication needed in order to be found in violation of the law. Some statutes refer to driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) that does not require intoxication. DUI and DWI lawyers represent people who have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. DUI and DWI attorneys defend clients at each stage of a DUI or DWI case -- from arrest to an appeal after conviction. A DUI and DWI attorney may challenge aspects of a DUI or DWI arrest or conviction, including breathalyzer and chemical testing procedures.

Answers to dui and dwi law issues in Georgia

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution says that you have a right to be free of unreasonable police searches and...

The general criteria for making an arrest is what is referred to as probable cause. Probable cause arises when there...

There are two different types of warrants that may be issued:

  • arrest warrants - an order issued by a...

The Miranda decision relates specifically to the rights of a criminal suspect after he has been detained by the...

Bail is typically set by a magistrate or a judge who considers the seriousness of the offense and the likelihood of...

Early in the course of a criminal proceeding, the defendant will be brought into court and the charges brought...

At any point during this process the defendant may plead guilty to the charge leveled against him or her. Likewise,...

Your battle to beat a ticket or worse begins the instant you realize you're being pulled over by a police officer....