Greene County GA DUI Lawyer
When charged with DUI in Greene County, call our office as soon as possible! At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we have been exclusively practicing DUI defense for over 25 years. We understand what it takes to be successful because we have decades of success under our belt. Contact our DUI Lawyers in Greene County GA today and find out how hiring us will be the best decision you make. Call now for a free no-obligation case evaluation.
DUI Charges in Greene County GA
As you may already know, a driving under the influence (DUI) arrest can bring serious consequences in the state of Georgia. Jail sentences, probation, court fees, license suspension, community service, stiff fines, increased insurance premiums, and a criminal record are all potential standard consequences of even a first time DUI conviction.
There is no time to waste if you or a loved one have been charged with DUI in Greene County GA. The accused only has 30 days to request a hearing with the Department of Driver Services in order to avoid an automatic suspension of their driver's license. This is separate from the criminal case in which the accused faces jail time, probation, fines, and community service. Our Greene County GA DUI Lawyers know how to successfully resolve both the DDS case as well as your criminal case and keep the consequences to a minimum. We have another invaluable tool along with our decades of experience, our founder, Richard Lawson, formally served as a Georgia prosecutor before opening his own firm. This experience gives us the upper hand because we know how the State thinks and know how to best defend against their arguments.
Our DUI Attorneys in Greene County GA know how to minimize the consequences of a DUI arrest! Some of the ways we will fight for you include:
- Fighting the suspension of your license,
- Aggressively representing you in court by attacking the legality of the initial stop
- Attacking the field sobriety tests that may have been administered by the police
- Pushing for lesser charges
- Skillfully negotiating with the prosecutor for a reduced sentence or dismissal
- Tenaciously presenting your case to a jury when appropriate,
- Arguing for alternative penalties
This is just some of the ways we will fight for you and your rights! Contact us today and find out why we are Georgia's premium DUI defense firm.
Greene County Superior Court
If you have been charged with felony DUI in Greene County, your case will proceed in Greene County Superior Court. However, your case will also be heard in Superior Court if you request a jury trial. Neither Probate Court nor the Municipal Courts have the power to hold jury trials so your case will be transferred to Superior Court if you request one. Greene County Superior Court is held in the Greene County Courthouse located at 113 N. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. Ms. Deborah D. Jackson serves as the Clerk of Superior Court, and she can be reached by calling 706-453-3340.
Greene County Probate Court
If you were arrested for DUI in an unincorporated part of Greene County, your case will proceed in Greene County Probate Court. The Honorable Judge LaVerne Ogletree presides over the Court. The Court is located at 113 N. Main Street, Suite 113, Greensboro, GA 30642. For more information, call 706-453-3346.
Greensboro GA Municipal Court
Greensboro GA Municipal Court has jurisdiction over city ordinance violations, traffic offenses, and other misdemeanors, including DUI and shoplifting, that occur within Greensboro city limits. Court is held at 1141 Siloam Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. Ms. Catherine Jordan is the Clerk of Court and can be reached at 706-453-7555.
Union Point GA Municipal Court
If you were arrested for DUI within Union Point city limits, your case will proceed to Union Point Municipal Court. Court is held the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Four-Room School Building located at 211 Veazey Street, Union Point, GA 30669. The Honorable David Kopp is the Judge of Union Point Municipal Court. Ms. Yolanda Callaway is the Clerk of Municipal Court and can be reached at 706-486-4102.
Woodville GA Municipal Court
Woodville Municipal Court has jurisdiction over DUI charges that arise from Woodville city limits. Woodville Municipal Court is located at 1001 E Peachtree Avenue, Woodville, GA 30669. LaVerne Ogletree is the Municipal Court Judge, and Sharon Sellers is the Chief Court Clerk. Call 706-453-0089 for more information.
Contact Our DUI Attorneys in Greene County
Your driving privileges, freedom, and future are on the line when you are charged with DUI. Do not let this one mistake follow you for the rest of your lives! Our Greene County DUI Lawyers know how to protect your rights and help your life get back to normal! Call now to speak with an experienced Greene County GA DUI Attorney today.