Ephesus DUI Lawyer
A DUI arrest has the potential to have drastic effects on your life. However, with the assistance of an experienced DUI Attorney in Ephesus, we can make sure one mistake does not follow you the rest of your life. Our lawyers have over 50 combined years of experience. Call now for a free case evaluation and see how we can protect your rights, freedom, and future!
First Time DUI
If you have been arrested for DUI in Ephesus and have no prior record, you still face serious penalties which can cause significant disruptions in your life. Georgia law enforcement officials are cracking down to make sure anyone caught receives sufficient punishment to prevent subsequent DUIs. A first time Georgia DUI offender can face a minimum of 24 hours in jail and a maximum of 12 months in jail. However, most of the time a judge will allow a first time DUI offender to complete their jail sentence on probation. While this seems ideal, probation comes with a lot of conditions and responsibilities. Probation can also be costly with the monthly supervision fees.
Common punishments for a first DUI in Georgia can include:'
- 12 months of probation
- Alcohol and Drug counseling
- 40 hours of community service
- Fines between $300-$1,000
- 1-10 days in jail
- License suspension
- DUI School
Remember, these are punishments only if you are convicted. There are lots of defenses our Ephesus DUI lawyers can use to defend your case. No matter the particulars of your case, there are many potential defenses to your DUI charge.
Why Choose Us?
The Law Office of Richard Lawson is a dedicated DUI Defense firm with extensive trial and courtroom experience. Unfortunately, there are too many defense attorneys out there who lack courtroom experience. Many also lack the confidence or the skill needed to litigate a DUI case effectively. For this reason, many lawyers try to strong arm their clients into a plea bargain when that may not be the best option. It is true that plea agreements are the easiest and most sensible way to bring a criminal case to a close. However, negotiating a plea requires the ability and willingness to go to trial if all else fails.
In a majority of cases, you will be presented with a plea offer. However, at the Law Office of Richard Lawson, our Ephesus DUI Lawyers will not try to sell you on a plea bargain if that is not in your best interest. Accordingly, effective legal representation for our clients requires a clear understanding of the unique circumstances surrounding your case, options available to you, as well as understanding their concerns and goals.
Ephesus Municipal Court
If you have been arrested for DUI within Ephesus city limits, your case will be heard in Ephesus Municipal Court. The Court is located at 24500 GA Highway 100, Roopville, GA 30170. Call 770-854-8616.
Call our DUI Attorneys in Ephesus Today
Contact Lawson and Berry today if you have been arrested for a DUI or a related offense in Ephesus. Our seasoned DUI lawyers in Ephesus are waiting to take your call and explain the options for your case. Call today and speak with an attorney who truly cares about your future! Our office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take your call.