Woodland GA DUI Lawyer

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Lawson and Berry and their Woodland GA DUI Lawyers are devoted to DUI defense. If you have been arrested and charged with DUI in Woodland GA, look no further. Our lawyers have over 50 combined years of DUI defense experience. We have represented thousands of clients and helped them achieve excellent outcomes for their case. Call now and see how we can help with your case

30 Day Warning

If you have been arrested for DUI in Woodland GA, you need to file a request for an Administrative License Suspension (ALS) hearing or install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle. You only have 30 days to take action or else your license will be automatically suspended. If you have been accused of refusing the State's test of your blood, breath, or urine, then your license will be automatically suspended for one year, without an option for a permit.

DUI Drugs in Woodland GA 

Most people associate a DUI charge with drunk driving. However, in recent years, we have seen a increase in DUI drug charges. When an officer suspects a driver of drugged or drunk driving, they can request the driver to submit to a blood test. The results of this test are then sent to a lab that analyzes your blood. If the test comes out positive for marijuana or cocaine, then that will justify a DUI drugs charge. However, we have seen more and more people being charged with DUI drugs for having prescription drugs in their systems.

Even over the counter medicines such as cough syrup or allergy medication can lead to a DUI arrest and possible conviction. If the drug made the driver less safe to drive in the eyes of the officer, then the officer will deem the driver to be impaired. Sometimes are unaware that they are driving impaired. While the effects of the drug may have worn off, the drug can still be in your bloodstream.

According to O.C.G.A § 40-6-391, it is illegal “to drive or be in actual physical control of any moving vehicle while under the influence of any drug to the extent that it is less safe for ht person to drive.” When a person is charged with DUI alcohol, the legal threshold is .08 percent. However, there is no threshold for drugs. Therefore, any amount will be enough to warrant a drugged driving charge as long as it made the driver less safe to operate a motor vehicle.

Our DUI Attorneys in Woodland GA are very familiar with DUI drug cases. We have represented hundreds of clients charged with DUI drugs and are prepared to help with your case. We understand the laws surrounding drug charges but also know the case law to support a dismissal or reduction of the charge. Our goal is to make law work in your favor. 

Penalties for DUI Drug Charge in Woodland GA

A DUI drugs conviction in Woodland GA comes with harsh consequences. The penalties you may face include:

  • A fine between $300-$1,000
  • 10 to days to 12 months in jail
  • 40 hours of community service
  • Drug Use Risk Reduction Program
  • Up to one year of probation

In addition to the listed punishments, the Georgia Department of Driver Services can suspend your driver's license. However, these are possible punishments you may face if you are convicted! These are not guaranteed because there are always DUI defenses we can use to fight your case. We have numerous medical and scientific experts on our team that work to unearth flaws in the testing conducted.

Additionally, our Woodland GA DUI lawyers have decades of experience and know how to find gaps in the prosecutor's case against you. Every case is different, and that is why we take the time to thoroughly study the facts of your case. After our analysis, we will present your options to you. Our goal is to keep you driving and prevent a DUI from going on your permanent criminal record. Call now to see how we can help today.

Woodland GA Municipal Court

If you have been charged with DUI drugs in Woodland Ga, your case will proceed to Woodland Municipal Court. The Court is located at 36 Main Street, Woodland, GA 31836. The. Honorable Judge Robert Shuman presides over the Court. For any questions, call (706) 674-2200.

Map to Woodland GA Municipal Court

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Every DUI case is unique, but the one thing that remains the same is that your rights deserve to be protected. Our Woodland GA DUI Attorneys understand and believe that every person is innocent until proven guilty. A DUI charge does not equal a conviction. There are various defenses available to you, and there are many ways we can avoid a conviction going on your record. Our DUI Lawyers in Woodland GA are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your call. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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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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