TRENTON GA DUI LAWYER - TRENTON GA DUI ATTORNEY
If you have been charged with DUI in Trenton GA, you need an attorney now. Georgia DUI laws are strict, and it is in your best interest to hire a Trenton GA DUI Lawyer that has extensive experience. We have defended DUI charges throughout Georgia for over 20 years. Call now and see why we are Georgia's top-rated DUI firm.
You only have 30 days from the date of your arrest to save your Georgia driver's license. You have the option to request an administrative license suspension (ALS) hearing or to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle. There is no time to waste because if the letter has not been sent or the device installed within those 30 days, your license will be automatically suspended. However, if you have been charged with refusing testing of your breath, blood, or urine, your license will be suspended for one year. Our Trenton GA DUI Attorneys are ready to walk you through this process to protect your license.
Types of DUI in Georgia
After exclusively practicing DUI for over 20 years, we know that there are many different ways a person can be charged with a DUI. Most people only think a DUI occurs when a driver consumes alcohol and their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is over the state limit of .08. While this is one way to be charged with DUI in Trenton GA, it is not the only way. Some additional ways a person could be charged include:
- DUI Less Safe Alcohol
A driver can be guilty of a DUI less safe when they drive a vehicle under the influence of alcohol to the extent that the consumption makes it less safe for them to operate a motor vehicle. Furthermore, a person can be charged with DUI less safe if their BAC is less than .08.
2. DUI Per Se Alcohol
A person commits DUI per se when they operate a vehicle with a BAC over .08 or more, within three hours of driving. It is also DUI per se when someone under 21 years of age operates a vehicle with a BAC of .02 or more. For a commercial driver, the BAC is .04.
3. DUI Less Safe Drugs
DUI less safe for drugs means that a driver was under the influence of a drug to the extent that it was less safe for them to drive. Drugs include both prescription drugs and illegal drugs. A person convicted of DUI drugs will be unable to get a permit to drive and will suffer a hard suspension of their license.
4. DUI for Glue, Aerosols, or Toxic Vapors
A person can be charged with DUI while under the influence of glue, aerosols, or toxic vapors. This type is not as common but still comes with severe consequences. Similarly to DUI drugs, a conviction will include a hard suspension of their driver's license.
5. DUI for Marijuana or a Controlled Substance
Even though there is a statute for DUI drugs, Georgia has a separate law when the drug is marijuana or another controlled substance. The prosecution has the burden of proving that the marijuana or controlled substance caused you to be an unsafe driver.
6. DUI for a Combination of Two or More Drugs
A driver can be charged with DUI when they are under the influence of a combination of drugs and alcohol. The drug could be marijuana, a controlled substance, glue, toxic vapors, aerosols, or a prescription drug. Even if the driver's BAC is under .08, evidence of drugs in their system will be sufficient for a DUI charge.
We Can Help
No matter which type of DUI you have been charged with, our Trenton GA DUI Lawyers can help. DUI charges are highly technical, especially for a charge of DUI combination. There are always arguments they can make to support your case.
Successful DUI defense combines knowledge, experience, negotiation skills, and advocacy from your Trenton DUI attorney. While every case is different and results cannot be guaranteed, many of our clients have had their DUI charges dismissed, reduced, had jail time modified to community service, and more.
Trenton GA Municipal Court
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor traffic violation, including DUI, or a city ordinance violation within the city limits of Trenton, then your case will proceed to Trenton Municipal Court. The Honorable Joel McCormick is the Municipal Court Judge, and Cindy Robertson is the Chief Clerk. Court is held at 12882 N Main Street, Trenton, Georgia 30752. Call (706) 657- 4167 for more information.
Map to Trenton GA Municipal Court
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Our Trenton GA DUI lawyers are known for combining excellent customer service with extensive knowledge about DUI law. We are dedicated to making the experience as painless as possible for you. We guarantee that your rights, future, and freedom will be protected. Call now for a free case evaluation.