DUI offenses carry severe consequences. While most of them are misdemeanor charges, there is a second component of a DUI case that concerns ones drivers license. So there is a state court or recorders court component as well as a DDS or Department of Drivers Services administrative component. A guilty plea to a DUI stays on your record forever and should not be entered until all the facts and legal defenses are reviewed. As soon as possible following a DUI arrest, a DUI attorney should be consulted.
It is unfortunate that many general practitioners in Hall County attempt to represent individuals charged with DUI. DUI prosecutions are highly technical. On the criminal prosecution side, scientific issues arise in most contested cases regarding biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, and spectrophotometric. Lawyers who do not maintain an exclusive DUI law firm are usually not well versed in the intricacies of breath test principles and are not as able to challenge the science behind the tests. General practitioners are also not usually trained in the appropriate procedures of field sobriety tests and do not possess the knowledge critical in impeaching the officers credibility. Mr. Lawson is a DUI attorney with years experience getting the best possible results for his clients. When so much on the line, an attorney is a must. If you are serious about contesting the DUI charges, call Richard Lawson who specializes in DUI defense law for a free consultation.