Georgia DUI lawyer Ben Sessions describes some of the considerations you should have in hiring a Decatur DUI lawyer.
Can the lawyer provide describe what the process will be in Decatur Municipal Court?
The vast majority of DUI arrests in Decatur, Georgia, are processed into the Decatur Municipal Court. Unless you are charged with a felony, if you were arrested by the Decatur Police Department, the case will originate in the Decatur Municipal Court. DUI cases that begin in Decatur take a definite course of action. The process for obtaining incident report, video recordings of the arrest (and there is almost certain a video if the arrest was made by the Decatur Police Department), and toxicology reports (in the event of a blood or urine test) are almost always the same in this Court. Yes, the process in Decatur Municipal Court is different than most other metro-Atlanta courts, and it can be difficult for lawyers that do not regularly practice there.
Can the lawyer provide a logical explanation of how your case may be successfully concluded in Decat
You need to evaluate whether the lawyers you speak with regarding your Decatur DUI charge can provide a coherent strategy for successfully concluding the case. In order to do this, you need to define what is most important to you. Then, when you speak with various lawyers, see if they can provide a coherent strategy for attaining your goals. Obviously, no lawyer can guarantee you an outcome in your case, but if the lawyer regularly practices in Decatur he/she will be able to describe what is a reasonable expectation for the resolution of the case in Decatur Municipal Court.
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Decatur makes up a small piece of on the West side of the Atlanta area. Approximately 20,000 people reside in Decatur. Decatur is rapidly growing city inside the perimeter.
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