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CHAMBLEE DUI LAWYER

If you have been arrested for a DUI in Chamblee, you need to investigate what your options are for ways to avoid the severe punishments associated with a DUI. We encourage people to contact an attorney as soon as possible after an arrest. Never plead guilty to a DUI charge before you have your case examined by a skilled DUI lawyer. Our experienced Chamblee DUI Attorneys frequently find issues with arrest procedures and use them to your advantage!

Chamblee DUI Penalties 

One of the first questions we get asked from a client is what penalties are they facing. We will address what the consequences are for a first, second, and third DUI conviction in Chamblee. However, remember this only apply if you are convicted. No one should simply plead guilty and accept these consequences. There are always Atlanta DUI Defense we can use to support your case.

If convicted of DUI in Chamblee, the penalties you face will vary depending on a number of circumstances. The facts of the case influence whether a judge orders a sentence closer to the maximum or minimum limits. In large part, the sentencing ranges depending on the number of prior DUI convictions.

First DUI penalty in Chamblee::

  • Up to one year in jail
  • 12 months of probation
  • Fine between $300-$100 plus court costs and surcharges
  • At least 40 hours of community service
  • DUI school
  • Driver's license suspension, with a limited permit to drive
  • MADD panel
  • Substance abuse counseling

Second DUI penalty:

  • Minimum three days in jail
  • 12-36 months or probation
  • Fines between $600-$1,000
  • 240 hours of community service
  • License suspension for at least 1 year
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Surrender or license plate
  • 17 weeks of alcohol and drug counseling
  • Publication of photo in the local newspaper
  • DUI Court programs

Third DUI penalty in Chamblee GA:

  • 12-36 months of probation
  • Fine between $1,000-$5,000
  • Surrender of license plate
  • 5-year license suspension with a limited permit available after two years of ignition interlock device
  • 17 weeks of alcohol and drug counseling
  • Publication of photo in the local newspaper
  • Habitual violator status

Remember, these only come into play if you are convicted. Our Chamblee DUI Lawyers have decades of experience getting DUI charges dismissed or reduced to a lesser charge. Let us help you avoid these consequences by utilizing our decades of knowledge of DUI defenses

Chamblee DUI Defense

Every DUI case comes with a new set of facts and a new way to interpret the law, which our Chamblee DUI attorneys are experts in handling. Once arrested for DUI, the clock is ticking. You only have 30 days to save your license, and there are motion deadlines to pay attention to. Upon calling our office, we will take the time to thoroughly examine your case. This can include interviewing witnesses, visiting the scene of the arrest, obtaining police records, watching dashcam videos, and reaching out to medical experts. We will look at your case from every angle to develop arguments to undermine the State's case against you.

Our DUI Lawyers in Chamblee focus exclusively on DUI law and therefore are knowledgeable in the best arguments to make for each case. We understand that your case offers a unique set of facts, and we are ready to rise to the challenge. We have decades of DUI experience in Atlanta and have spent years building relationships with prosecutors, judges, and court staff.

Contact Us Today

If you have been arrested for DUI, our Chamblee DUI Lawyers will give you a free consultation on what may be done to protect your Georgia driver's license. Never plead guilty to a Chamblee DUI charge without legal advice from an attorney that specializes in this complex field of DUI law. Having an experienced Chamblee DUI Lawyer will help minimize any penalties you may face. We will fight for you and present your case in the best possible light in court. Contact our office today to begin your best defense!

Chamblee Municipal Court

The Chamblee Municipal Court is located at 3518 Broad St., Chamblee, Georgia 30341. Actual court sessions are held in the Chamblee Civic Center located at 3540 Broad Street. The office phone number is (770) 986-5004.  Court sessions are held Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.The court is staffed with three part-time judges; two part-time solicitors; one part-time public defender; and one court supervisor and two court clerk assistants, who report to the city manager.

The Chamblee Municipal Court is responsible for handling all misdemeanor traffic cases, city ordinance violations, and certain state misdemeanor crimes in which prosecution is initiated by the Chamblee Police Department or other police agencies (such as MARTA or the Georgia State Patrol) for violations occurring within the City of Chamblee. 

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