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DUi Lawyer in Sandy Springs GA

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jun 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Tonight the Sandy Springs Police Department joined other police agencies in Fulton County in the deployment of a massive DUI roadblock and DUI Roadside Checkpoint on Windward Parkway in Fulton County Georgia. Dozens of people were arrested and hundreds were stopped and checked for DUI.

In you are arrested at a DUI Roadblock in Sandy Springs, never assume you are guilty or have no defense. The State has to prove that the roadblock was constitutionally allowed. Police officers have rules they must follow in our system of law. If they do not follow these procedures, they cannot use the evidence against you in court and at your DUI trial.

The rules involved in DUI Roadblocks in Fulton County or Sandy Springs include that there must be a legitimate purpose and reason to have the road block. They cannot simply implement the roadblock for no reason. They must stop all vehicles and cannot single out any group of people based on sex, race, or presumed income. The roadblock cannot be for general law enforcement purposes. The roadblock must be properly marked.

If the Sandy Springs Police do not follow the rules set out in our law, they cannot use the evidence against you. Some people call this getting off on a technicality. Your rights are not a technicality. Without our rights, we are not Americans. A DUI Lawyer in Sandy Springs protects the rights of everyone, not just the accused. I represent our freedoms and our way of life.

If you have been arrested for DUI in Fulton County or if you have been arrested for DUI in Sandy Springs, you are not presumed Guilty. Contact a Sandy Springs DUI Lawyer today to protect your right to drive and your freedom.

About the Author

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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