Understanding The Penalties For A DUI In Georgia
If you are facing DUI charges, you may feel like you are fighting an uphill battle. Police officers may bully you and many people assume you are guilty before you have had the chance to defend yourself. For students at Valdosta State University and other colleges in the region, a DUI may result in loss of financial aid or suspension.
Elizabeth F. Danforth, PC, is here to advocate for you. We will aggressively defend your constitutional rights and provide a strong defense against a broad range of DUI-related charges, including:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol
- Driving under the influence of drugs
- Endangering a child
Attorney Beth Danforth is a licensed specialist in field sobriety testing. She has a comprehensive knowledge of the rules and procedures that police officers must follow when conducting a field test. We will thoroughly investigate the details of your situation to determine whether the officer conducted the test properly.
Through our perseverance and our understanding of the law, we are often able to achieve reduced sentences, dismissed charges or get an acquittal for our clients.
Georgia Has Harsh DUI Penalties
A blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 percent or higher is impaired in Georgia. The penalties for drunk driving are serious. Depending on the severity of the charges, fines, jail time, community service and license suspension is all possibility. In the most serious instances, you could have your driver’s license revoked for up to five years.
Our team can help you fight back against these penalties. We have extensive experience providing skilled criminal defense representation to individuals throughout Georgia. Our lawyer knows what it takes to build a strong case and will pursue every legal option available to obtain a favorable outcome for you.