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DUI Lawyer East Point

Posted by Richard Lawson | Jul 06, 2012 | 0 Comments

DUI Lawyer East Point GA

East Point GA maintains its own police force and court system. An East Point officer, along with a Georgia State Trooper or a Fulton County officer can all make DUI arrests in the East Point City limit. In many DUI cases, there is a video of what happened. This is usually in the dash of the officer's patrol vehicle. While the videos are recorded to help the state with its case against an accused driver, our East Point DUI lawyers have found that the tapes can be helpful to us. Sometimes the officers statement in his report is not consistent with what is seen in the video. Sometimes you can look completely fine in the video, but the officer says you looked drunk. The video is played at trial and the jury can see for themselves! Actions do speak louder than words.

As a DUI lawyer practicing in the city of East Point, I have experienced some frustration with their municipal court system. The city of East Point does provide the police reports and video tapes, but the prosecutor for the city generally tries to get citizens to waive their right to a jury trial PRIOR to giving out a plea offer. This is a ridiculous and unfair practice. That is why it is usually a good idea to do a bind over (transfer) to Fulton County State Court if you know you have a good case that you want to fight! Our East Point DUI lawyers contest many cases and get the best possible results.

If you are facing your very first DUI or if you are a repeat offender, our DUI attorneys can help. We guide you through the process and help with the license suspension proceeding that typically goes along with an East Point DUI.Call us today.

About the Author

Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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