If you live out-of-state and have been arrested for DUI in Georgia, you have a serious problem. Not only will you have to go through the DUI process as if you lived in Georgia, but because your home is far away things will naturally be more difficult. You should be aware that most states are involved in “compacts” in which they share information regarding DUI convictions. Because of this compact, you will face the same DUI penalties a Georgia resident will face, particularly a driver's license suspension. It's wise for any out-of-state resident facing DUI charges in Georgia to contact the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson for help. The firm's legal team has helped countless out-of-state residents resolve their Georgia DUI charges, and would be happy to provide the same level of service and assistance to you.
Many people misunderstand and think they need a lawyer in their home state. You may need a lawyer in your home state to help you understand the implications of a Georgia DUI on your out of state license. However, your case is being prosecuted in Georgia. Your need an attorney to help you with your case. We exclusively handle DUI cases in the state of Georgia.
Court appearances are part of any DUI case in the state of Georgia. Naturally, it will be difficult for an out-of-state resident to make each and every court hearing or appearance. Fortunately, many times an attorney can appear in court on the defendant's behalf. Sometimes, such as when an attorney has uncovered compelling evidence, the attorney can negotiate for the charges to be dismissed. When the charges are dismissed, the defendant is free to go and no longer needs to concern themselves with the DUI offense.
The legal team at the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson understands how confusing and stressful a Georgia DUI arrest can be, especially when the driver is from out-of-state. If you are an out-of-state resident who has been charged with DUI in Georgia, you can trust an attorney at the firm to make this process as least stressful and complicated as possible. The firm's goal is to resolve your case early on, so you are not required to make multiple trips back and forth to Georgia.