Mountain City DUI Lawyer
Being arrested and convicted of DUI in Georgia can be a scary and costly experience. Even a first DUI conviction can carry penalties such as time in jail, hundreds of dollars in fines and court costs, and loss of driving privileges for a year. A DUI conviction can also be held against you by auto insurers, potential employers, and others for years to come. That is why we urge you to hire an experienced DUI Lawyer in Mountain City instead of trying to fight the DUI charge on your own. Our office is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week to answer your call. Schedule a free case evaluation for an honest assessment of your situation.
Do I Need a DUI Lawyer or Can I Represent Myself?
The short answer is that you should always have a skilled DUI attorney in your corner if you are charged with DUI. The DUI process is a maze, and there are numerous court appearances and other procedures that you must follow. Additionally, there are two cases you must resolve when charged with a DUI in Georgia: the criminal case and the administrative case. Hiring a Mountain City DUI Attorney will ensure your rights are protected at every stage, and you receive a favorable outcome in both the administrative case and the criminal case.
About Our Mountain City DUI Lawyers
At The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, our attorneys will review your case for free and lay out your legal options for fighting a DUI charge. Our founder, Richard S. Lawson, was a former North Georgia prosecutor and his experience gives us an advantage when defending your case. We are able to properly defend against the State's case against you since he knows how they think. Furthermore, our seasoned legal team has the knowledge and experience needed to spot strengths and weaknesses in the case against you. Our collaborative team of skilled attorneys will develop a smart defense strategy that takes into account every angle of your case and the evidence being used against you.
Potential Defenses for DUI Charges in Mountain City
When charged with DUI in Mountain City, there are a plethora of opportunities to challenge your arrest and/or evidence. Our knowledgeable Mountain City DUI attorneys will work quickly to try to reduce or eliminate the damage a DUI can cause. Among the first issues we will examine are why you were stopped by the police, as well as their justification for arresting you.
Other factors to be questioned include:
- When and whether the officer informed you of your Miranda rights (i.e., your right to remain silent and your right to an attorney).
- The arresting officer's administration and/or interpretation of field sobriety tests.
- Whether the breath, blood, or urine tests were administered correctly and if the proper chain of custody was followed.
- The legality of the initial stop.
Mountain City Municipal Court
If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI in Mountain City, your case will proceed in Mountain City Municipal Court. Court is held in the Mountain City Government Office located at 102 Dotson Street, Mountain City, GA 30562. Court is held the last Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
Contact Our DUI Attorneys in Mountain City Today
You have nothing to lose by contacting our Mountain City DUI Lawyers for a free consultation. However, you have everything to lose if you do not take your DUI charge seriously and hire the best representation. The penalties are severe, and your freedom is on the line. Call now and see how we will protect your rights, freedom, and future.