Penalties for DUI in Georgia are substantial. If you have been stopped and arrested for drunk driving, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can help protect your rights.
As your DUI defense attorney, I can implement safeguards for your interests in every phase of the legal process by:
I will also help you with:
I can also available to defend you in misdemeanor traffic offenses such as speeding and reckless or careless driving. If a succession of traffic tickets threatens your driving privileges, I can protect your rights.
Alcohol use by persons under age 21 years is a major public health problem. Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States, more than tobacco and illicit drugs1, and is responsible for more than 4,700 annual deaths among underage youth.
Ed Adams is an experienced Atlanta criminal defense lawyer who consistently either wins cases or gets the charges dismissed. If you are facing a possession of alcohol charge, it is important to obtain competent legal assistance as soon as possible. Do not procrastinate because the alcohol charge will not disappear.
If you are facing criminal charges such as murder, act quickly to secure an experienced criminal defense attorney.
At the Law Office of Edward Adams, I promise to use all available resources and tactics to shield you from the harsh effects that are associated with a dui charge.
While many family lawyers are highly qualified in their field, they are not always the best resource for a DUI criminal defense or other alcohol offenses.
The State of Georgia prohibits drivers from operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 percent or above for an adult and .02 for a juvenile. The .08 BAC limit is standard throughout the United States. In addition to this law, there are also separate, lower BAC limits for drivers under the age of 21, and commercial drivers.
Georgia also has an “Open Container Law”. The open container law prohibits a alcoholic beverage container that contains any amount of alcoholic beverage in it from being inside a moving vehicle. This includes containers with broken seals or containers that have had the alcohol partially removed in a vehicle on the roadway or shoulder of any public highway. The fine for violating the open container law is $200.
If YOU HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF A CRIME BUT HAS NOT YET BEEN CHARGED, CALL US IMMEDIATELY. WE MAY BE ABLE TO PREVENT THE FILING OF FORMAL CHARGES.
I have practiced criminal defense since 1983. I have represented defendants charged with every imaginable crime including murder!
As a Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta I have seen prosecutors walk away winning many cases due to the fact that the defendant was not represented with competent criminal defense lawyer. I know the laws and the procedures to stop that from happening to your case.
Before you go anywhere else, please go to my FREE case evaluation form and fill it out or feel free to call me 404.584.5060.
I promise the turn around in hearing from me is short lived because I know you need legal advice.
Everyone is entitled to a defense. This is ingrained in our psyche.
But it is not universally accepted.
It is important to understand the court system in georgia, your rights as a US citizen and what are the base charges there are for your case.
Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance DISMISSED
Felony Possession of Controlled Substance 5 YRS PROBATION
Misdemeanor Driving while license suspeneded DISMISSED
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