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Felony DUI in Georgia

Felony DUI Attorney Serving Marietta

State DUI legislation increased the penalties for drunk driving offenses in Georgia. In 2008, the George House and Senate passed House Bill 336 which calls for an automatic felony charge in the case of a fourth conviction of a DUI within 10 years. Until this law was passed, fourth DUI convictions remained a misdemeanor. The law called for heavier fines, mandatory offender evaluations for drug and alcohol treatment programs, stricter probation, and long community service penalties. Felony DUI charges may also result if an individual's driving behavior causes an accident in which others are seriously injured or killed.

Anyone facing a felony DUI in the metro-Atlanta area needs the professional legal services of a competent attorney. If you or someone you know has been charged with a felony DUI, please contact The Glasgow Law Firm for an initial consultation about your case. As a former prosecutor, Attorney Glasgow has handled hundreds of DUI cases and knows how the state will create its case against you. As a Marietta DUI lawyer, Attorney Glasgow can provide the aggressive representation needed in such cases. He is dedicated to ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the legal process. The Glasgow Law Firm serves the greater Atlanta area as well as the Georgia counties of DeKalb, Fulton, Cobb, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Henry Clayton, Rockdale, Douglas, Cherokee, Pickens, and Paulding.

Consequences of a Felony DUI

The consequences of a felony DUI conviction are much harsher than those for a misdemeanor. Steep fines and court costs as well as incarceration are the usual penalties. Penalties for a felony DUI involving a fourth DUI conviction within 10 years in Georgia include fines ranging from $1000 to $5000, 1 to 5 years of imprisonment, 60 days of community service, completion of a Risk Reduction Program, a clinical evaluation and completion of any necessary drug or alcohol treatment, and 5 years probation.

If you are facing a felony DUI in Metro Atlanta, contact the Marietta Felony DUI attorney at the firm to discuss your case today!

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