Gainesville, GA DUI Attorney Explains DUI Arrest Decision Process
When a law enforcement officer encounters a citizen driver there is a three phase process the officer should go through in order to arrest the driver for a DUI in Georgia.
The first phase is Vehicle in Motion. The decision to be made in phase one is “should the vehicle be stopped”.
The second phase is Personal Contact. Once the vehicle is pulled over, the decision to be made by the officer is “should the driver exit the vehicle”.
The third, and final, stage is Pre-Arrest Screening. Once the driver is out of the car and has performed, or has been asked to perform, the Standard Field Sobriety Tests, the decision to be made by the officer is “should the driver be arrested for DUI”.
In any defense pertaining to DUI in Georgia, it is important to review the facts and circumstances that resulted in the arrest of the citizen accused of the DUI in Georgia.
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About the author: Anne Bishop is an experienced Gainesville Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer with A. Bishop Law in Gainesville, Georgia and handles matters regarding sentencing and criminal defense. Our GA DUI Attorneys can assist clients throughout Georgia including: Hall County (Gainesville, Oakwood, Flowery Branch), Jackson County (Jefferson, Braselton) White County (Helen, Cleveland), Lumpkin County (Dahlonega), Dawson County (Dawsonville), Habersham County (Demorest, Cornelia), and all of Northeast Georgia.
This video blog on the arrest decision phases for a DUI in Georgia should not be considered nor relied upon as legal advice since it is only intended for general overview and informational purposes. Please consult with a GA DUI attorney on your specific situation regarding a DUI in Georgia in order to determine an appropriate legal course of action.