Our Georgia DUI lawyers understand that a key concern in every Georgia DUI case is maintaining the driver’s license. The administrative license suspension process in Georgia is a means for the state to suspend your driver’s license prior to the conclusion of your criminal DUI case. Our Georgia DUI lawyers understand how to effectively defend you against an administrative driver’s license suspension in Georgia DUI.
If you are charged with DUI – Per Se or if you refused the state-administered test of your blood, breath, or urine, you almost certainly face an administrative suspension of your driver’s license. This is commonly called an ALS hearing for your Georgia DUI charge. Our Georgia DUI lawyers represent you at the administrative license suspension hearing if you retain our office to represent you with regard to your Georgia DUI.
The ALS hearing which occurs in connection with your Georgia DUI charge is significant because it can result in the suspension of your driver’s license prior to the conclusion of the criminal portion of your Georgia DUI case. Yes, even prior to a judge or jury deciding your guilt or innocence, the Georgia Department of Driver Services (formerly the Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles) may attempt to suspend your driver’s license. The administrative license suspension part of your Georgia DUI case is a crucial part of your DUI case and you need a Georgia DUI lawyer that understands the process and how to defend you against the administrative suspension.
Many of the issues which are raised at the administrative license suspension hearing may be useful in the defense of the criminal portion of your Georgia DUI case. Frequently, our Georgia DUI lawyers recognize a weakness in an officer’s case which enables us to overcome a DUI case.
If you have questions regarding the administrative license suspension portion of your Georgia DUI, contact our office today.