Georgia Out-of-State DUI

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DUI Charges for Non-Georgia Residents

When you have been arrested and charged with a DUI offense in Forsyth County, this creates a difficult and serious problem. You may live a great distance from Cumming, Forsyth County, or even out of state. Appearing for court hearings, challenging the suspension of your license, and other legal problems become even more difficult to solve than they are for a resident of the area. A Forsyth County DUI lawyer at the firm is prepared to handle the case for you and relieve some of the burden you face when living elsewhere. Many court appearances can be handled without your presence.

Forsyth County DUI Defense Lawyer

The legal team at the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson is very familiar with handling DUI charges for those who live outside the state. It can be arranged that you are represented by one of the DUI defense lawyers at the ALS hearing (Administrative License Suspension) and at the court hearings that are part of any DUI case. As much of the legal activity surrounding the case that can be handled without you being present will be arranged.

Defending a DUI charge that was filed against an out of state resident is as important as for those that live in Forsyth County, Georgia. 48 States have compacts between them in which your home state would be informed of your conviction. As a result, you will likely face the penalties imposed by Georgia law when you return to your home state. So you can be punished in a Georgia Court, and your license can then be suspended by your home state. The stakes are higher for out of state drivers who get an arrest in Georgia. Out of state drivers face penalties in two states. They will have to reinstate the privilege to drive in Georgia as well as their license to drive in their home state. The legal team at the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson is prepared to review the details of your case and advise you how to move forward with a defense strategy to fight the serious penalties imposed by Georgia State Law and the licensing consequences in your home state.

Contact a Forsyth County out of state DUI attorney from the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson.

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