Macon DUI Lawyer

Macon GA DUI Lawyer - Macon GA DUI Attorney

The Macon DUI Attorneys are Lawson and Berry have over 25 years of exclusive DUI experience. We are dedicated to defending those charged with DUI and DUI-related offenses. We understand that being accused of DUI is stressful and we know how to help you achieve the best outcome for your case. Call now and find out why we are the top-rated DUI firm in Georgia.

30-Day Warning!

If you were arrested for DUI in Macon, Georgia or elsewhere in Bibb County, you only have thirty days to save your Georgia driver's license from suspension. To do so, you or your Macon GA DUI Lawyer must file a request for an Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearing or request an ignition interlock device. It is $150 to submit the request. If the hearing or device is not requested within the 30 day period, your driver's license will automatically be suspended. If you refused the State's chemical test of your breath, blood, or urine, your Georgia driver's license will be suspended for one year with no chance for a restricted permit or early reinstatement. Contact an experienced DUI Lawyer in Macon GA today!

Macon GA DUI Defense

It only takes one lapse of judgment or one mistake for your whole life to change. We have represented hundreds of clients who are shocked to find themselves arrested for a DUI. Many people have never even had a parking ticket and suddenly find themselves in jail. All of a sudden, they now have to consider posting bail, getting their car out of the pound, keeping their driver's license, and figuring out how to fight the charges. At Lawson and Berry, we understand that the Macon, Georgia DUI process can be complicated and scary. Most people, on the average, have no reason to know all there is to know about Georgia DUI law. Therefore, it is only natural that you would have a lot of questions. Now, let us take you through what to expect after a Macon GA DUI arrest. Right now, you are more than likely overwhelmed and upset. That is where our Macon Georgia DUI Attorneys come in. If you just do not know where to start, begin with this site. Use it to get answers to each of your burning questions. When you have other questions or concerns, contact us for a free consultation.

After you are arrested for DUI in Macon GA, you will likely be taken to the police station and will be asked to submit to the State's chemical test of your breath, blood, or urine. Depending on the situation, you might even have to stay in jail overnight and post bond to be released from jail. For example, if you said something threatening toward law enforcement during your arrest, caused an accident leading to serious injuries or damage to property, or if you are charged with multiple crimes, you might have to post bond so you can be released from police custody.

Upon leaving the police station/jail, you might find that your car has been towed and impounded. If this is the case, you will need to make arrangements to get your car as soon as possible; as impound fees are no joke.

In order to begin crafting your Macon Georgia DUI Defense, you need to jot down everything you remember about the night you were arrested, such as:

  • What you had to eat and when
  • What you had to drink and when, and how much
  • Factors that could have had an effect on your driving, such as rain, snow, or icy roads, etc.
  • Personal factors that could affected your driving, such as not wearing your prescribed glasses or contacts, driving distractions such as answering a call, talking to passengers (even arguing), fiddling with the radio, etc.
  • Where your field sobriety tests were performed (if any), and how they were performed. Include any instructions law enforcement gave you in how to perform the tests.

Frequently Asked DUI Questions

When charged with a DUI in Macon, people have many questions. Some of the frequently asked questions we hear are:

  • Am I going to lose my license?
  • What is the punishment if I am convicted of a DUI?
  • How long is it going to take to resolve my case?
  • Will I have to be on probation?
  • How do I defend my case?

We are here to help you answer these questions and more. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to get answers to some of your questions. Then call us for a free case evaluation. We have dedicated our lives to helping people resolve their DUI case. Let us help with your case!

Macon GA Municipal Court

The Municipal Court of Macon Georgia is responsible for handling misdemeanor traffic and city ordinance violations that occur within the city limits of Macon, Georgia. The address of Macon Georgia Municipal Court is 700 Poplar Street, Macon, Georgia 31201. The Honorable Robert Faulkner is the Municipal Court Judge, and LaTonya Slaughter is the Court Clerk, and she can be reached at 478-751-7154.

Map to Macon Municipal Court

Let Us Help

To fully comprehend how to build a good defense, you should contact a Macon GA DUI Attorney. At Lawson and Berry, our Macon GA DUI Attorneys are trained in DUI Defense. By putting our Macon GA DUI Lawyers to work for you, you can focus on putting the pieces of your personal life back together. Contact our office today to speak with a Macon Georgia DUI Attorney about your case. When you need a DUI Attorney in Macon GA, look no further than our skilled Macon Georgia DUI Lawyers.  An experienced Macon GA DUI Lawyer is available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week—weekends and holidays, too!                    

Our Attorneys



    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

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

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!