Every day in the Gainesville, GA area, Hall County law enforcement officers arrest people for drunk driving - DUI - offenses. While a first DUI is generally a misdemeanor, Hall County DUI prosecuting attorneys can elevate DUI charges to felonies, especially when there is a serious accident with injuries involved. Even a first time misdemeanor DUI charge can get a person up to a year in jail along with thousands of dollars in fines, probation, Georga drivers license suspension, community service, and alcohol and drug evaluations and treatment. DUI offenses in Hall County GA are serious business with serious consequences.
However, a DUI arrest does not mean a conviction. Though it may not seem that way, you ar innocent until proven guilty. A skilled Gainesville DUI defense lawyer can help you fight your case if you are unjustly accused. Some people charged with Hall County DUI offenses simply want to work our a favorable plea bargain that keeps them driving and out of jail. Our DUI lawyers can help with that. Other people facing Hall County DUI charges want to enter a "not guilty" and fight the charge. Our Gainesville DUI lawyers help clients with contesting cases everyday as well. We have a great track record of getting reductions of DUI charges and acquittals at trial. Each case is different, so call our Hall County DUI lawyers today to see how we can help you get the best possible results with your case.
The attorneys at the Law Office of Richard Lawson are proudly representing clients in Hall County State Court in Gainesville, GA as well as in the municipal / city courts throughout Hall County including Flowery Branch and Lula.