Auburn GA DUI Lawyer

Auburn GA DUI Lawyer – Auburn GA DUI Attorney

Auburn GA DUI Defense

The Law Offices of Richard Lawson is a legal firm exclusively devoted to DUI Defense. Richard Lawson is a former Georgia DUI prosecutor with over 25 years' experience in DUI Law. He is the top-rated DUI Attorney in the state. Please check out his reviews on Avvo and contact our office for a free consultation.

Thirty-Day Warning!

If you were arrested for DUI in Auburn Georgia, or elsewhere in Barrow County, you have thirty (30) days to decide whether to appeal your automatic license suspension or install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle. If you wait until the 30 days are up, it will result in your license being suspended. No decision should be made before consulting with an Auburn DUI Lawyer

What You Need to Know

In Georgia, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is known as DUI. Simply put, if you submit to a breath, blood, or urine test and are found to have a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or more, you will be arrested and charged with DUI.

A DUI conviction could cost you thousands of dollars. Therefore, it is important that you do everything possible to get your charges dismissed or reduced. Our experienced DUI Lawyers in Auburn GA can assist you in effectively dealing with the consequences of an Auburn Georgia DUI charge.  

DUI Information

The penalties you could face following a DUI conviction include jail time, a license suspension, hefty fines, alcohol abuse counseling/treatment, and more. The particulars of these penalties vary depending on any aggravating circumstances involved, such as an accident, or hit-and-run.

DUI Process

When faced with an Auburn GA DUI accusation, you will more than likely have many questions swimming around in your mind. You should be aware of what to expect so you can have a chance to defend yourself. After the initial traffic stop, you will be taken into custody with the booking process will begin. After that, there will be an arraignment. Your Auburn DUI Lawyer will be with you every step of the way to explain everything in detail so you will know exactly what is going on and what to expect.

How to Fight an Auburn GA DUI Charge

You should be aware that Just because you have been charged with DUI did not mean you do not have rights and cannot have a successful case. There could be details of your arrest that can be used to fight your case and get the best outcome possible. By taking advantage of our free consultation, a skilled Auburn Georgia DUI Lawyer will carefully analyze the particular circumstances of your rest to find advantages or errors that may work in your favor to when your case. Our Auburn GA DUI Attorneys will discuss your case with you and any options available.

The prosecuting attorney depends on the officer's police report that could include any chemical test results a field sobriety test results to use against you. However, these tests may be challenged and proven unreliable if they are not done properly. Whether it is your first DUI arrest or second offense, Time is not on your side in finding courses of action to take based on your arrest details and challenging any evidence that is collected.

What Happens Now?

If you are arrested for DUI in Auburn Georgia, you're more than likely concerned about what will happen to your driver's license, car, and job. You are probably also concerned having a permanent criminal record. First, there is only a short amount time from your arrest date to fight to keep your license from being suspended. By contacting us for a free case evaluation, one of our Auburn Georgia DUI Lawyers could find mistakes made during your arrest that could result in winning your ALS hearing so that you may keep your Georgia driving privilege.

You need to act quickly since the likelihood of finding errors is based on the unique details of your Auburn GA DUI arrest.  That is because law enforcement officers have strict policies and procedures to follow during DUI arrests. After carefully reviewing your case, you can learn what your options are in fighting your case.  If any of the procedures were not correctly followed, that could be the key to dismissing your case, therefore eliminating further the high costs of additional fines and fees that accompany a guilty plea or DUI conviction.

Auburn GA Municipal Court

Auburn, Georgia Municipal Court is located at 1361 Fourth Avenue, Auburn, GA 30011. The Honorable G. Hammond Law, III is the Chief Judge, Meg Grant is the Chief Clerk, Mari Lee Chambers is the Solicitor, and Robert Piccarreto is the Public Defender.

Auburn GA Municipal Court is held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, except for holidays. Court check-in time is 8:00 AM. Call (770) 963-4002 for more information 

Auburn GA Municipal Court has a courtroom dress code that is strictly enforced, and is as follows:

  • Men should wear shoes, long pants, and collared shirts. Shirts must be tucked in.
  • Women should wear shoes, dresses, skirts, or long pants with blouses, sweaters, or dress shirts.
  • Shorts, tank tops, camisoles, bare midriffs, halter tops, or flip flops are unacceptable and will not be allowed.

If your mode of dress causes you to miss your court date, a warrant for your arrest may be issued.

For court safety, court participants will only be allowed in the courtroom with keys, wallet, and court paperwork. Everything else should either be left at home or in your vehicle. Anyone entering the courtroom is subject to search at any time.

Map to Auburn GA Municipal Court 

Where to Turn

After an Auburn GA DUI arrest, you may feel you have nowhere to turn.  DUI arrests are stressful, upsetting, and humiliating situations. Even a first DUI charge or conviction has high costs and punishments involved unless you can avoid it or win in court. New DUI laws are being passed all the time. Therefore, it is imperative to know how a DUI can negatively affect your life and what to do next after your arrest.

At the Law Offices of Richard Lawson, our Auburn GA DUI Attorneys understand what you are going through and will be there every step of the way to help you through such a difficult time with compassion and skill. Our team of Auburn GA DUI Lawyers are available anytime to serve the needs of our clients, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us today. Your best defense begins with us!

Our Attorneys

Recent Case Results

  • This case was in Helen Municipal Court.  The client was charged with a DUI and four counts of DUI Child Endangerment.  In Georgia, for every child under the age of 14 in a vehicle it is considered a separate DUI offense.  The client would have been declared an habitual violator from one arrest an... Read On

  • Client was charged with a suspended license because he did not reinstate his privilege to drive after the expiration of his restricted license.  Per my advice, the client properly reinstated his license the day after he was charged.  Case Dismissed in Cobb County State Court.  Read On

  • Client was a resident of New York who was arrested while he was visiting Georgia for pleasure. He was charged with DUI, Reckless Driving, and Speeding 37 MPH over the speed limit. We were able to get the client an unbelievable outcome in Hampton, Georgia. His DUI dismissed, his speeding ticket wa... Read On



    Richard was not the first lawyer I spoke with after my DUI charge, but he was the last when searching for representation. This was my very first time encountering any sort of legal dispute so I had no idea what I was doing and I was very scared. Richard was very friendly, down to earth and consol... Read On

  • Miracle Worker!

    Not only did Richard Lawson and his very capable associate get my DUI reduced to reckless driving with parole, but he did something that I didn't think was possible. I was stopped for a moving violation recently. The police arrested me because they showed my driver's license had been suspended. H... Read On

  • Ideal attorney for anyone

    Mr. Lawson is outstanding. He was professional, attentive to any requests, and got the outcome I wanted but thought was unachievable. I had been arrested for a DUI. The case was very difficult, intricate, and was seemingly without hope, but Mr. Lawson was able to get the charges drastically reduc... Read On

 Auburn GA DUI Resources 

Auburn GA Police Department

Gwinnett County Police Department

Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department

Georgia State Patrol 

Auburn GA Municipal Court

Administrative Office of the Courts

Gwinnett County District Attorney

Georgia Department of Driver Services

Auburn GA Public Library

Wikipedia of Auburn Georgia

 Have You Been Arrested for DUI in Auburn Georgia?

Choosing the Best DUI Lawyer

When you are arrested for DUI in Georgia, finding the right Lawyer is Job #1. At the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson we will investigate your case and find the best possible legal defense to your DUI in Georgia. You are in good hands with Richard Lawson and his associates. We will work tirelessly to help you while compassionately holding your hand throughout the entire DUI Defense Process.

Georgia DUI Defense Attorneys

At the Law Office of Richard S. Lawson, we have offices conveniently located throughout metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia. If we do not have a convenient office, we will come to you. We practice throughout Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. If your case is in an area we do not serve, we will find you an attorney in your area free of charge. Our office is part of a State-wide network of Georgia DUI Lawyers. Contact us 24/7 for immediate legal help. Our attorneys are standing by. Your DUI Case will not defend itself. Your Best Georgia DUI Defense Begins Here!