If you’ve been arrested for DUI in Atlanta you probably have a lot of questions for your attorney, and it’s crucial you find an experienced and successful Atlanta lawyer to take up your cause, and your case.
Atlanta DUI law firm W. Scott Smith has compiled a list of some of those questions along with what you can expect during the process. If you have additional questions, contact the office of attorney Scott Smith. He will advise you of your rights and help you make the best decisions about your case.
Common Atlanta DUI Defense Questions & Notes
What Will Happen To My Georgia Driver’s License If I Am Convicted Of a DUI?
If it is your first arrest and/or conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol in Atlanta within 5 years, the following will apply:
Upon a plea of guilty to DUI in Atlanta, your driver’s license shall be suspended for 12 months; however, there are provisions for a temporary work permit and reinstatement of your license.
You will be required to surrender your license to the court.
If your license was taken from you, and you have not received a new license, you may be required to submit a lost license affidavit to the court.
Your “suspension/revocation time” does not begin until you surrender your license to DDS.
If you do not submit your license, your “suspension/revocation time” begins the date DDS processes the conviction.
When you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing to hire an Atlanta DUI lawyer, it’s absolutely crucial that you make the right decision. You must act swiftly, and you must have an experienced and highly skilled team to stand by your side and help you reach a positive outcome.
At W. Scott Smith, the Peachstate Lawyer, we’re ready to fight on your behalf as your Atlanta DUI attorney. We have an extensive and successful track record working with DUI cases in and around Atlanta, and we’re available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, to respond to your call and provide immediate assistance.
We have handled every type of DUI case in Atlanta, including 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th offenses, we understand the complexities of the different types of DUI, and the sobriety and field tests which may have been given to you, and are intimately familiar with the legal requirements and circumstances of a huge range of specific scenarios.
We know exactly what you need, and we have the resources and know-how to produce results, get charges thrown out or reduced, find alternative solutions, and even to potentially keep your license.
When your future is at stake, you can put your confidence and your trust into the Peachstate Lawyer.
It is essential to have an experienced attorney on your side to watch out for your best interests. If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, contact the law firm of W. Scott Smith at 404.581.0999 today for a free case evaluation. You’ll find a local Atlanta DUI attorney ready to aggressively fight on your behalf. You can also find out more detailed information about Atlanta laws here.
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