Protecting the Rights of the Accused
A DUI charge can be very complicated - if you have been charged, it is vastly important that you contact an experienced and knowledgeable Alpharetta DUI attorney to help guide you through the process and advise you on the best way to move forward with your case. A successful conviction can lead to jail time, fines, license suspension and many other negative consequences that will negatively impact your ability to drive and your future. It is critical that you establish the best defense possible for your charges in order to improve your chances of a positive outcome in your case.
When you face a DUI charge in Alpharetta, GA, you will have many questions. Your best course of action in order to get clear and correct answers to these questions is to contact an experienced lawyer immediately following your arrest. If you decide to do nothing and allow the court system to run its course, you may face serious consequences such as being required to serve time in jail, perform community service, and pay restitution and fines.
If you are charged with a very serious DUI offense, such as when an accident, injury, death, or when a minor is present in the vehicle during the time of the arrest you should contact the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson to improve your chances of a positive outcome in your case. Without the guidance of a qualified attorney, you may suffer serious consequences that may have been avoided.
Why Hire a DUI Defense Lawyer?
The attorneys at our firm are committed to defending you against your DUI charge. We have over 20 years of experience defending these types of charges exclusively and we will bring that expertise to your case in order to get you justice. We will bring in experts in science and law in order to testify in your case and build your defense. We have powerful resources available to us that will dramatically improve the outcome of your driving under the influence charges. Our legal team is familiar with a variety of DUI offenses and defends all of the following types of DUI charges:
- DUI Process
- ALS Hearings
- Refusals / Alleged Refusals
- Plea Bargain vs. Trial
- Prior DUI Convictions
- DUI By Out Of State Driver
- Field Sobriety Tests
- Roadside Checkpoints
- Blood & Breath Tests
- Drugs & DUI
- Marijuana Cases
- DUI Under 21
- Violation of Probation
- Minor in Possession of Alcohol
- Vehicular Homicide
- Child Endangerment
- Accidents and Serious Injury by Vehicle
- Do I Need a Lawyer?
If you are ever arrested and charged it is important that you know what to do following your arrest. Below are a few basic steps that you should take if you are arrested:
- When you are pulled over you only have to provide your name, address, driver's license and other pertinent information (i.e. proof of insurance and registration).
- Once you are arrested you will be read your rights. It is important that you remain silent after you have been read your rights in order to avoid self incrimination.
- As soon as you have access to a phone, contact a qualified DUI attorney immediately.
- Do not say anything until you have spoken with your attorney.
Often, individuals make the mistake of continuing to talk to the law enforcement officer after they have been arrested. Providing the officer with answers to his or her questions may only further complicate your situation and it is not advised. Contact our firm as soon as possible following your arrest in order to secure competent legal representation. We will advise you of you rights and review the facts of you arrest to find flaws in the arrest procedure and other details that will strengthen your defense.
We are ready to assist you from the moment you contact us. Our legal team will work relentlessly to defend your case and fight for your rights. Your freedom is our top priority. A skilled and knowledgeable attorney will guide you through the process by reviewing the details of your case and enlisting expert witnesses that will act as building blocks in your defense. Don't face charges alone you need someone who can help you protect your rights. Contact us today - your best defense begins here.
Contact an Alpharetta DUI Attorney from our firm today if you have been arrested for DUI in Alpharetta and need a knowledgeable attorney.