Rome GA DUI Lawyer

ROME GA DUI LAWYER - ROME GA DUI ATTORNEY

Drunk driving is a heavily prosecuted crime in Georgia, and if you are charged with DUI, you should speak to an experienced Rome GA DUI Lawyer as soon as possible. Trying to handle DUI charges without a lawyer, or even with a lawyer that is inexperienced in DUI law, can have drastic effects. Our attorneys at Lawson and Berry have handled over 5,000 DUI cases throughout the state of Georgia. We carefully review each case and craft a strong legal defense. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

30 Day Warning

You only have 30 days after your DUI arrest to protect your driver's license from being suspended. To prevent the suspension, you must either file a letter requesting an Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearing or install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle. Both of these approaches should be discussed with a Rome GA DUI Attorney before you make a decision. However, if you have been charged with refusing the blood, breath, or urine test, your license will be suspended for one year. To protect your Georgia' driver's license, call us now.

Driving Under the Influence in Rome GA

All throughout Georgia, it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Due to the danger a drunk driver poses to other drivers, passengers, or pedestrians, Georgia has imposed very strict laws punishing those convicted of DUI. Because the rules and legal procedures related to DUI cases do not favor those accused, it is important to have a skilled Rome GA DUI Lawyer asserting assist with your defense. We will make sure your rights are protected and present a robust defense for your case.

DUI Sentencing in Rome GA

One of the most asked questions our office receives is what punishment will they be facing if convicted. Unfortunately, we cannot predict exactly what consequences you will face. Many factors go into the punishment. The circumstances of your case, the evidence in your case, the number of prior convictions, your BAC (blood alcohol concentration), and whether there were any injuries all play a part in your sentencing. When you contact our Rome GA DUI Lawyers, we will explain all of your possible outcomes and discuss how we will combat every aspect of the prosecutor's case against you. We will work hard to make sure you receive a favorable ruling from the court.

DUI Penalties in Rome GA

There are drastic long-term consequences for DUI convictions. Even though it is a misdemeanor conviction, the penalties are severe. Having a criminal record can impede future employment opportunities. Also, a license suspension is a possible penalty and is a significant problem for most people. Additional repercussions include things such as hefty fines, court fees, ignition interlock devices, or a drug or alcohol treatment program. However, hiring a Rome GA DUI Lawyer who will aggressively represent you can help reduce the penalties you face. 

Rome GA Municipal Court

Rome Municipal Court handles cases ranging from city ordinance violations to DUI charges to other misdemeanor traffic offenses that occur within Rome city limits. Judge David C. Smith presides over Rome GA Municipal Court. Court is held at 5 Government Plaza, Rome, GA 30161. For more information, call (706) 238-5150.

Map to Rome GA Municipal Court

Speak With a Rome GA DUI Lawyer

Set up a free consultation with one of our experienced DUI Lawyers today. We have represented clients for over 20 years with fantastic results. Every person deserves to be well-represented, and we will use our knowledge and litigation skills to help you. Our office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve you. Call now!

Our Attorneys

  • Richard Lawson

    Richard Lawson has devoted his entire career to DUI Defense and Cri...

  • Kimberly A. Berry

    Kimberly Berry has devoted her career to defending people. She is ...

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

  • DUI WITH HIGH BAC (.112) LOWERED TO RECKLESS DRIVING!

    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

  • Hire Richard if you need help !! I'm glad I did

    Richard supported me for 2 cases. One was a DUI in which I was informed of a variety of options based on my case. We chose the best ultimate outcome and Richard helped me get the best deal. The second case was more serious and was related to a marijuana posession case with additional charges. Thi... Read On

  • Excellent Attorney

    Excellent attorney. I have never been in trouble before and never been arrested for anything. I recently got a DUI with several other tickets. I contacted Mr. Lawson's office and that was the best move I made. Richard Lawson not only is an excellent attorney, he is a kind, caring and hard working... 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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