dui statute of limitations

Georgia DUI – Statute of Limitations

There are jurisdictions both in metro-Atlanta and in more rural jurisdictions that take quite a while to begin prosecuting DUI cases. As a result of these delays, DUI defendants regularly ask me if they are protected from prosecution by the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations for a misdemeanor DUI offense in Georgia is…

Amendment of Charges in a Georgia DUI Case

Below is portion of a brief I have submitted in a case currently pending. The issues in this particular DUI case are somewhat unique; however, the problem posed by late (very, very late) amendments of accusations are not unique, particularly in metro-Atlanta courts. This particular case is pending in the Fulton County State Court. PLEA…