Have You Been Charged with DUI and Other Related Traffic Offenses in Georgia?
If you have been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you probably were given other traffic offenses or other related charges. For example, generally before being charged with a DUI, you were pulled over for some other offense such as speeding, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving, and other Georgia traffic offenses. Once stopped, the arresting officer may find that your license is suspended or may find you possession of marijuana.
Our attorneys exclusively practices DUI Defense in Georgia. That includes all he minor traffic offenses related to DUI and anything found in the car after your arrest. Unless you are found at a DUI Roadblock, you are likely to be charged with at least one violation of the traffic laws in Georgia found in Title 40 of the Georgia Criminal Code. There has to be some related offense that is the basis for why you are stopped. In the law this is called articuable suspicion to stop you. Acticuable suspicion is a lower standard than probable cause to make an arrest.
What Can A Georgia DUI Attorney Do For You?
Richard Lawson is a Former DUI Prosecutor with more than 25 years experience defending people charged with DUI in Georgia. His office is devoted to defending drivers, protecting the rights or drivers, and protecting their ability to drive. Our office exclusively handles DUI cases throughout Georgia, Atlanta, Metro Atlanta, and North Georgia. We are uniquely qualified to evaluation, investigate, and defend your case.
We are the top-rated DUI Defense Firm in Georgia with more than 200 reviews of our office on AVVO (an independent lawyer reviewing service). Put our experience to work for your today.
Common Related Traffic Offenses:
Hit and Run - O.C.G.A 40-6-270
Striking an unattended vehicle - O.C.G.A 40-6-271
Leaving the Scene of an Accident - O.C.G.A 40-6-270
Failure to Maintain Lane - O.C.G.A 40-6-48
Reckless Driving - O.C.G.A 40-6-390
Red Light Violation - O.C.G.A. 40-6-20
Following too Closely - O.C.G.A 40-6-49
Fleeing and Eluding - O.C.G.A 40-6-395 (a)
Aggressive Driving - O.C.G.A. 40-6-397 (a)
In addition to traffic offices, there are other offenses that can occur at the time of a DUI Arrest:
Suspended License - O.C.G.A 40-5-121
Georgia DUI Child Endangerment - O.C.G.A 40-6-391 (I)
Possession of Marijuana O.C.G.A - 16-13-30
Violation of Probation O.C.G.A. 17-10-1 (a) (1)
Georgia DUI by out of State Driver - O.C.G.A. 40-6-391
Obstruction of Law Enforcement O.C.G.A 16-10-24 (a) O.C.G.A 16-10-24 (b)
Public Drunk - O.C.G.A 16-11-41(a)
Pedestrian Under the Influence - O.C.G.A. 40-6-95
Open Container - O.C.G.A. 40-6-253
Boating Under the Influence - O.C.G.A. 52-7-12 (a)
If you are charged with DUI in Georgia, as well as other related offices, there is hope. Contact our office 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are available nights and weekends.