Have you been arrested for a 4th DUI in Georgia or Felony DUI in Georgia?
If you have received a 4th DUI in Georgia (since 2008) you are facing a serious felony offense. You are facing mandatory jail or prison time. You are facing high fines and loss of your drivers license for 10 years. This suspension will be on top of any other suspension you are already serving. Richard Lawson is a Former DUI Prosecutor with more than 20 years experience defending DUI Cases in Georgia.
However, an arrest for DUI does not mean you are Guilty of anything. Never assume guilt. There are defenses to DUI in Georgia. No person in Georgia is presumed guilty. In fact, you are presumed innocent if arrested for 4th DUI In Georgia. There are defenses to your case. There are alternative sentences. There is hope.
Those DUI Defenses can include challenging the reason that your were stopped, the probable cause for your arrest, the violation of of your implied consent rights, the actual arrest procedure, and the challenge to the accuracy of the chemical test given in your case ( blood, breath, or urine ). We can also challenge the accuracy and interpretation of the field sobriety tests used in your case. Those subject "tests" can be challenged and should never be assumed to be judged accurately.
30 Day Warning!!
You only have 30 business days from the date of your arrest to file an appeal to stop the pre-trial / pre-hearing suspension of your drivers license. Get immediate help today. Contact a Georgia DUI Attorney today to file your appeal with the Georgia Department of Drivers Services. Your ALS Hearing is an important part of your Georgia DUI Defense.
Common punishments for a fourth DUI in Georgia can include:
5 years Prison less any time served on probation
Mandatory minimum incarceration of at least 90 days to 1 year.
10 Year license Suspension - possible permit with ignition interlock after 2 years.
Limited permit (if granted will last for the remainder of 8 years)
Fines of $1000 - $5000
480 hours of community service (60 full, 8 hour days) ( unless serving a minimum of 3 years prison )
Surrender of License Plate
17 weeks of Alcohol and drug counseling
Mandatory Treatment DUI Court Programs -Court Supervised Intensive Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Publication of Photo in the local newspaper at your own expense
Status of being a convicted felon for the rest of your life.
If you are arrested for a 4th Georgia DUI, call Georgia DUI Lawyer Richard Lawson immediately. He is prepared to mount the defense necessary to minimize the impact your life. Felony DUI is a serious and scary problem. Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This includes nights and weeks. Put Richard Lawson's 17 years of experience to work for you. Act now; you case will not defend itself, and an arrest does not mean you are guilty.