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Fourth Georgia DUI

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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.  

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 more than 20 years of experience to work for you.  Act now; your case will not defend itself, and an arrest does not mean you are guilty.  Never face severe Georgia DUI Penalties without first speaking to our office. 

Our Attorneys

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    Kimberly A. Berry

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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

Recommendations

  • Richard Lawson Saved My Career

    When I totaled my vehicle off the side of a mountain in North Georgia, the last thing I was thinking about was getting a DUI. I was injured severely and spent over a week in the hospital. While in the hospital, I got a call informing me I was facing a DUI charge. If I would have gotten a DUI, I w... Read On

  • Changed my life

    I was charged with DUI, Hit and Run, and Failure to Yield while turning left. The dismissal of the Hit and Run charge has changed my life forever. I now belong to an organization that has helped me both spiritually and emotionally. Mr Lawson helped me get thru this trying time for both me and my ... Read On

  • AMAZING LAWYER! Resolved DUI to reduced charges in under 90 days.

    Kimberly Berry has been vested, knowledgeable, and at my side the entire process. Imagine your best friend being a top lawyer in one of the toughest jurisdictions at your side 24/7. Not only was she relentless with her pursuit of the evidence but she was able to reduce the pending charge to Reckl... Read On

 

Never face the DUI Penalties in Georgia without first speaking to our office.  We can help!

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!