Whitfield County DUI Lawyer

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Whitfield County DUI Lawyer

Have you or someone you love recently been arrested for DUI in Whitfield County? If so, then you are going to need superior legal representation if you want to have any hope of beating your DUI or DUI related charges. Our office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your call. Call now for a free case evaluation. 

Whitfield County DUI Defense

There is no question that when you are potentially facing jail time, hefty monetary fines, license suspension and a permanent criminal record, you want to hire the best DUI lawyer available. Our Whitfield County DUI attorneys are more than your average "general practitioner" who practices DUI defense on the side. Instead, we has devoted our entire legal careers to the field of DUI law. With over 25 years in practice, Mr. Lawson and his team have successfully resolved more than 5,000 Georgia DUI cases.

Additionally, we have helped hundreds of Georgians obtain dismissals, reductions to reckless driving and reductions to other lesser offenses. Over the years he has helped thousands of clients keep their driver's licenses despite the fact that they were facing serious DUI related offenses.

Former DUI Prosecutor on Your Side

Our founder, Mr. Richard Lawson, didn't always practice DUI defense. He began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney where he prosecuted DUI cases. The very training he received to become a DUI prosecutor is the same training used today to teach DUI prosecutors and judges. Mr. Lawson took his knowledge and training and used it to build the most successful DUI defense firm in Georgia.

At the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, we have defended DUI cases all throughout the state of Georgia and we have garnered a solid reputation for being skilled trial attorneys and negotiators. In addition to practicing DUI defense, our DUI Lawyers in Whitfield County can provide aggressive, skilled and tenacious legal representation for clients facing all types of DUI charges ranging from simple first time DUI offenses, to habitual violators, Drugs & DUIDUI under 21marijuana cases, to child endangermentvehicular homicide and everything in between.

Whitfield County Superior Court

Whitfield County Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction over all felony DUI cases. In addition if you request a jury trial in Probate Court or one of the Municipal Courts, your case will be transferred to Superior Court. Whitfield County is a part of the Conasauga Judicial Circuit along with Murray County. The Court is located at 205 N. Selvidge Street, Dalton, GA 30720. Ms. Barbara Bailey is the Clerk of Court and can be reached at 706-275-7450.

Whitfield County Probate Court

Whitfield County Probate Court has jurisdiction over DUI cases that occur in the unincorporated parts of Whitfield County. The Honorable Judge Sheri Blevins presides over the Court and Samantha Splawn is the Chief Clerk. The Court is located at 205 N Selvidge Street, Suite G, Dalton, GA 30720. For more information, call 706-275-7400.

Cohutta Municipal Court

If you have been charged with DUI within Cohutta city limits, your case will proceed to Cohutta Municipal Court. Judge Philip Woodward presides over the Court, and Adriana Salazar is the Clerk of Court. Court is held at Cohutta Town Hall located at 5102 Red Clay Road, Cohutta, GA 30710. For more information, call 706-463-8961.

Dalton Municipal Court

Dalton Municipal Court handles cases involving city ordinance violations, traffic offenses, and other misdemeanors, including DUI and shoplifting, that occur within Dalton city limits. The Honorable Rob Cowan is the Municipal Court Judge. The Court office is located at 535 N. Elm Street, Dalton, GA 30721, but the Court location on Wednesdays is at City Hall at 300 W. Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720. For more information, call 706-278-1913 x101.

Tunnel Hill Municipal Court

Tunnel Hill Municipal Court handles DUI cases that occur within Tunnel Hill city limits. The Court is located at 210 G. Vaughn Parkway, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755. For more information, call 706-673-5535.

Varnell Municipal Court

If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI in Varnell, your case will proceed in Varnell Municipal Court. Court is held the first three Mondays of the month and it begins at 6:00 p.m. If you need assistance, call 706-694-8800. Judge Allen Hammontree presides over Varnell Municipal Court. Court is located at 200 City Hall Drive, Varnell, GA 30756.

Contact our DUI Attorneys in Whitfield County Today

If you have been charged with DUI in Whitfield County, you need an experienced DUI lawyer to assist with your case. Our Whitfield County DUI Attorneys understand the subtle nuances in the criminal justice system that can be the difference between success and failure. Contact us now for a free case evaluation.

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