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William Travis Towe
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William Towe’s Legal Cases

46 total


  • Fayette County DUI - trial

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jun 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Hung Jury - State unable to prove guilt
    Description:
    Police found client asleep in parked car. Client failed field sobriety tests and gave breath sample of 0.168. State unable to prove whether client drove car before or after drinking alcohol.
  • Fulton County State Court - DUI bench trial

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 26, 2011
    Outcome:
    Directed verdict for defendant
    Description:
    Bench trial. Client stopped for speeding. Officer claimed bloodshot eyes, smell of alcohol and inability to perform field tests. State unable to prove case due to lack of evidence.
  • Fulton County State Court - motions

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    DUI charge dismissed.
    Description:
    Police officer stopped client without probable cause. Client very intoxicated. However, due to lack of articulable suspicion for stop, defense won at motions.
  • Atlanta Municipal Court - DUI dropped to reckless driving

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Feb 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    DUI reduced to reckless driving
    Description:
    Canadian client blew 0.12. Questionable circumstances about stop and probable cause. Prosecution and judge agreed to reduce to reckless driving.
  • Cobb County State Court - trial

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    DUI reduced to reckless driving
    Description:
    Just before trial, State agreed to reduce DUI to reckless driving.......for trade off of 10 days in jail. Client was very happy to spend his vacation days behind bars and eliminate a DUI on his record.
  • DeKalb State Court

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Reduced to reckless driving
    Description:
    Client pulled over for failure to maintain lane. Officer smelled alcohol and client admitted to drinking. Client off-balance in video. Client asked to sing his ABCs and couldn't Client refused all other tests. Client had two prior DUI convictions.
  • Forsyth County State Court -DUI Drugs

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Nov 06, 2013
    Outcome:
    DUI charge complete dismissed.
    Description:
    Client ran off the road and hit tree. Performed all field sobriety tests poorly. Blood test showed traces of marijuana. Just prior to trial State dismissed case entirely since we showed prosecutor evidence of seizure and that marijuana trace was inactive....client couldn't have been "high" at the time.
  • Cobb County State Court - DUI Motions

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 14, 2013
    Outcome:
    Won motions. State dismissed DUI charge.
    Description:
    Client pulled over for failing to have his headlights on at night. Officer claimed to smell alcohol, that client was slurring, client was stumbling and that client had red, bloodshot, watery eyes. At motions hearing, we convinced judge that officer was essentially lying.
  • Atlanta Municipal Court - DUI roadblock

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 27, 2012
    Outcome:
    Case dropped to reckless driving plea.
    Description:
    Client stopped at roadblock. Admitted to drinking and performed field sobriety tests. Officer claimed she performed poorly on 2 of 3 tests. Client refused State chemical test.
  • Fayette County State Court - DUI alcohol

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 11, 2012
    Outcome:
    Won motions. State dismissed all charges.
    Description:
    Client stopped on side of highway reading map. Drives away but police stops him. Client performed poorly on field sobriety test and gave a breath same of .14 on the state administered breath test.