DeKalb County DUI (Driving Under the Influence) (O.C.G.A. § 40-6-391)
Have you been charged with a DUI in DeKalb County? If traveling through DeKalb County you may have been pulled over or stopped by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. However, there are additional police departments which may have pulled you over depending on if you were in the City of Decatur, Avondale Estates, Clarkston, Dunwoody, Tucker or Brookhaven.
Did the Sheriff charge you with a DUI under Alcohol, Drugs, Prescription medication, marijuana, Violation of Controlled Substances Act (V.G.C.S.A.)? Did you receive a DeKalb County DUI charge while leaving Eddies Attic, Atlanta United Game, Atlanta Falcons Game or Atlanta Hawks Game? Maybe you were enjoying a night out at Iberian Pig, 246, Leons, Twains or leaving Buckhead, Midtown, Atlanta High Museum of Art, or The Atlanta Botanical Gardens. You need the assistance DUI law firm that is not only familiar with a DeKalb County DUI but is also well known in the DeKalb County Court system.
The law offices of Michael D. Barber & Associates has extensive experience defending clients from DeKalb County DUI charges. Our office is well versed in defending and navigating the DUI 30 day suspension letter, the Office of State Administrative Hearings, the DeKalb County State Court and many other complicated areas within representation for a DeKalb County DUI charge.
A DeKalb County DUI charge is one of the most heavily used and frequently received charges in the DeKalb County Court system. Many people receive a DeKalb County DUI charge who have never been in trouble. This charge is also the most inadequately represented charge in criminal defense for clients. A DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Attorney MUST have Proper training to assure that the client receives the representation for which they are not only looking but for which they are paying. That is why you need to find a DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Lawyer who has the proper training to help you. If handled improperly, a DeKalb County DUI charge can affect your license, your criminal history, time spent in jail, community representation and many other issues with your life.
The most typical, and frequently used, charge for a DeKalb County DUI is alcohol. Officers should have extensive training to properly investigate a DeKalb County DUI charge. A DeKalb County DUI Attorney should have the same training as the officers (or more) to properly represent You in a DeKalb County DUI charge defense. This training assures proper representation for you for a DeKalb County DUI and is another reason that YOU need a experienced DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Attorney. Without a experienced DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Lawyer, YOU will not be able to properly defend against a DeKalb County DUI officer who has not had the proper training and made errors in evaluating your DeKalb County DUI charge.
Whenever someone is arrested for a DeKalb County DUI, the officer is required by law to arrest them and retain their drivers license. The officer then issues a DDS 1205 form. This form is the officers notice to You of the officers intention to suspend YOUR privileges to operate a motor vehicle. You must write a 30 day response letter to stop the suspension.
Arrests for a DeKalb County DUI charge are made by either the DeKalb County Sheriff or a special division in the Georgia State Patrol called the Nighthawks. These DeKalb County DUI Charges are heard at the DeKalb County State Court. The DeKalb County State Court is located at 556 N. McDonough Street in the city of Decatur. The DeKalb County DUI charges would be heard in the State Court under 7 judges. A charge for DUI in DeKalb County is prosecuted by the DeKalb County Solicitor General Donna Coleman-Stribling.
CAN'T I GIVE A DEFENSE TO THESE CHARGES?
For a free consultation and evaluation of your DeKalb County DUI charges call our firm for DeKalb County DUI Defense by experienced DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Attorneys. Our DeKalb County DUI Criminal Defense Lawyers have the knowledge and skills for your defense.
Just because you have been charged with a DeKalb County DUI does not mean that you have to accept guilt, it means you need to hire a experienced DeKalb County DUI attorney to mount a proper defense for your DeKalb County DUI charges.
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