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DUI Defense Lawyer | Criminal Defense Attorney in Cumming

Each year, thousands of individuals are involved in car accidents that are caused by intoxicated drivers. In fact, the numbers are so high that Georgia law enforcement personnel are always on the lookout for drivers operating vehicles under the influence. While their intentions of keeping the roads and highways safe for motorists are mostly good, their actions can sometimes violate individuals' rights and result in drivers being wrongly accused. If you have been charged with DUI, you need to contact a Cumming DUI defense lawyer immediately.

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What Could Happen If I'm Convicted?

While the specifics of your case can greatly alter the penalties you are facing, if you are tried and convicted of DUI, you may face similar consequences as follows:

First-Time DUI Conviction

  • At least 40 hours of community service required
  • Up to 1 year of license suspension
  • Fines ranging between $300 and $1,000
  • Up to 1 year in jail

Second-Time DUI Conviction

  • Mandatory ignition interlock device installation in your vehicle
  • License suspension for 3 years
  • Completion of alcohol treatment program
  • Up to 1 year in jail

Third-Time DUI Conviction

  • Up to 12 months in jail
  • Between $1,000 and $5,000 in fines
  • License suspension for up to 5 years
  • Completion of treatment program for alcohol

Georgia Boating Under the Influence Laws

Georgia law states that any individual who operates, navigates, steers or drives any moving vessel under the influence of alcohol will be subjected to a criminal charge. This applies to boating under the influence (BUI) as well. In addition to driving under the influence, law enforcement officials are always looking to stop boaters from operating their vessels under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you have been arrested and charged with BUI, you could be facing serious penalties. At my firm, I can fight to protect your rights and help build a personalized strategy to provide you with the best possible outcome for your situation.

Underage Drinking

If you are a college student, underage driver, or any individual who is facing a DUI charge or penalty, you need to work with Richman Law Firm. A criminal conviction for underage drinking could result in fines, jail time, and mandatory alcohol awareness courses. It could also greatly affect your future. Most universities do not tolerate underage drinking. You may lose your scholarship, your acceptance may be rescinded, you could be denied housing, or you may not be allowed to attend graduation. It is important that you contact Richman Law Firm right away to protect your future.

DUI Defense in Cumming, Dahlonega & Local Areas

Many factors could alter your penalties, including refusing to take a breath or blood test or being involved in an injury-causing accident. In order to protect your rights, your future, and your driving privileges, it is important that you contact Richman Law Firm as soon as possible. I can take the time to fully review your situation and develop a personalized strategy to help you achieve the best possible resolution to your case.

I served as a senior DUI prosecutor and am certified in field sobriety testing. I also teach law enforcement about standardized field sobriety laws and regulations. I can use this experience to ensure that your case receives a favorable outcome. You have 10 days after an arrest to schedule a hearing that can help protect your license, and you can have an attorney present. It is recommended that you call me for help today..

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Richman Law Firm - Georgia Criminal Defense Attorney
6474 Georgia Highway 400
Cumming, GA 30028.
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35 North Chestatee Street
Dahlonega, GA 30533
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