Cedartown GA DUI Lawyer

CEDARTOWN GA DUI LAWYER - CEDARTOWN GA DUI ATTORNEY

Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol is a serious crime in Georgia. If you are arrested and charged with DUI, you face potentially severe consequences in the form of jail time, hefty fines, community service, and license suspension. When facing these penalties, it is critical that you hire an experienced Cedartown GA DUI lawyer. We have exclusively practiced DUI law for over 20 years and have the skills your case requires to be successful. Call now for a free case evaluation.

30-Day Warning

Within 30 days of your arrest, you must file a letter requesting an administrative license suspension (ALS) hearing or install an ignition interlock device to save your license. A failure to do either option within 30 days will result in your license being automatically suspended. However, if you refused the State's testing of your blood, breath, or urine, then the license suspension will last for 12 months. Whether to file the letter or install the device is not an easy decision. It should be thoroughly discussed with your Cedartown GA DUI Attorney. If you choose to request the hearing, we will file the letter and handle the hearing for you.

Cedartown GA DUI Defense

Every DUI case comes with a new set of facts and a new way to interpret the law, which our Cedartown GA DUI attorneys are experts in handling. Once arrested for DUI, the clock is ticking. You only have 30 days to save your license, and there are motion deadlines to pay attention to. Upon calling our office, we will take the time to thoroughly examine your case. This can include interviewing witnesses, visiting the scene of the arrest, obtaining police records, watching dashcam videos, and reaching out to medical experts. We will look at your case from every angle to develop arguments to undermine the State's case against you.

Our DUI Lawyers in Cedartown GA focus exclusively on DUI law and therefore are knowledgeable in the best arguments to make for each case. We understand that your case offers a unique set of facts, and we are ready to rise to the challenge. We practice throughout the state of Georgia and have spent years building relationships with prosecutors, judges, and court staff.

Do I Need A Lawyer For My DUI Case?

We talk to people all the time that believe they can handle their DUI case on their own. We hear people rationalize this choice by saying, “it's just a misdemeanor charge.” Even some police officers will tell first time DUI offenders that they do not need an Cedartown GA DUI AttorneyGeorgia DUI laws are strict and highly technical. A DUI conviction can result in a loss of driving privileges, loss of a job, jail time, strain on finances, higher insurance rates, as well as a criminal record. It can also result in a long list of other social and legal problems. A DUI charge is not to be taken lightly even though it is considered a misdemeanor. It is an important, potentially life-altering situation, and you not only need a lawyer, but you need someone with decades of experience in DUI defense.

DUI cases can be challenging to understand because you have two cases against you: the criminal case and an administrative case against the Department of Driver Services. This must be resolved at different times and different hearings. With regard to your criminal case, it is important to remember that you will have a lawyer against you. Their job is to get convictions, not to help you. Even if they offer you a diversion program, it is in your best interest to have that agreement looked over by an attorney. The terms of the agreement will dictate your life, a failure to comply will result in a conviction for the original charge.

Our firm has had numerous clients come to us just before accepting a plea deal or diversion only to achieve a dismissal, acquittal, or return of their driver's license through our representation. We have also helped people deal with the aftermath of inadequate legal representation in DUI cases.

The consequences of a DUI conviction cannot be understated. Losing your driving privileges is a significant penalty because all of us depend on driving. Combine a license suspension with jail time or heavy fines or treatment programs, and your life may be turned upside down. A DUI charge is not a simple traffic violation but a complex legal situation that will have an impact on your future. Do not jeopardize your future by trying to represent yourself. Our Cedartown GA DUI Lawyers would love to assist with your case and make sure you get the best outcome possible!

Cedartown GA Municipal Court

If you were arrested for DUI within the city limits of Cedartown, then your case will proceed to Cedartown Municipal Court. The Municipal Court Judge is Andrew Roper, and the Court Clerk is Anna Kerr. Court is held at 105 Prior Street, Cedartown, GA 30125. For more information, call (770) 748-3220.

Map to Cedartown Municipal Court

Contact Us

Contact Lawson and Berry today if you have been arrested for a DUI or a related offense in Cedartown GA. Our seasoned DUI lawyers in Cedartown GA are waiting to take your call and explain the options for your case. Call today and speak with an attorney who truly cares about your future! We will make sure your rights, future, and freedom are protected!

Our Attorneys

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    Richard Lawson

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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

Choosing the Best DUI Lawyer

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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!

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