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    Atlanta
    DUI FAQs

    Tirelessly Protecting Your Constitutional Rights in Georgia

    Do You Need Legal Help?

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      Greg Willis has been successful at defending DUI cases (over 93% without a conviction)

      He's the only lawyer in the State of Georgia to ever be recognized for all three of these accomplishments.

      1.

      Received the Samurai Lawyer Award for having gone to jail for a total of 4 days in order to save his own client

      2.

      Received the BadAss Lawyer Award for the biggest impact of all DUI lawyers in DUI defense in the country

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      Received the vote of Georgia Lawyers as a Superlawyer in DUI Law for 10 straight consecutive years

      "Attorney Greg Willis is someone I am truly thankful to have had in my corner during one of my most stressful times. He goes above and beyond and has your best interest at heart. I couldn’t recommend him more to anyone in need of someone to represent them as they deal with a DUI."

      - Juan Castilla

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      Frequently Asked Questions about DUI Charges

      One of the most important tools you can have when battling a charge for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is knowledge. When your freedoms, your driver’s license, and your job are on the line, you can count on Willis Law Firm to provide you with the answers that you need to move forward in your case. Below, the Atlanta DUI attorney has answered a number of questions related to drunk driving charges in Georgia.

      Navigate to the questions below:

      • When do DUI charges come off my record?
      • Should I have refused to take the breath test?
      • Can I get my DUI conviction expunged?
      • When do DUI charges come off my record?
        If you are convicted of a DUI in Georgia, the charge will never come off your criminal record. Record restrictions are available if you are found “not guilty” or if the charge is dismissed. Charges are then dismissed under certain circumstances.Driver’s license suspensions will be removed from your driving history after seven years. Law enforcement, however, will always have access to your driving history.

        Should I have refused to take the breath test?
        When it comes to refusing to take a breath test, there is not always a black and white answer as to whether or not this is the best option. If you have not consumed alcohol, taking the chemical test can prove that you are not under the influence. If you choose to submit to the test and the results show a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher, you could be charged with DUI.

        Refusal to submit to a chemical test will result in the revocation of your driver’s license. In this situation, the prosecutor will not have a test to show that you were under the influence of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle.

        Can I get my DUI conviction expunged?
        In most cases, convictions for driving under the influence (DUI) cannot be expunged. Expungements are only available if you are found “not-guilty” or if the charge is dismissed under certain circumstances. Expungements are rare because every charge must be dismissed before a person is eligible. If you plead guilty or are found guilty of any offense in the state of Georgia, it will not be expunged.

        How will a DUI arrest affect my commercial driver’s license?
        Commercial drivers are held to very strict standards of vehicle operation. Refusing to submit to a state-administered test that is requested by a law enforcement officer is a major traffic violation. If you are convicted of DUI as a commercial driver, your commercial driver’s license will be disqualified for a minimum of one year.

        Will I go to jail for a first-time DUI conviction?
        If you are convicted of a first-time DUI Per Se, there is a mandatory, minimum 24-hour jail requirement. There is no jail requirement, however, for DUI Less Safe. With the 24-hour minimum jail requirement, the judge could sentence you to up to 12 months in jail for a DUI conviction. Even for a first-time offense, the judge may sentence you to more than 24 hours in jail for a first-time offense.

        Contact Willis Law Firm today!

        Drunk driving is considered a very serious charge in Georgia. If you are convicted, you can suffer serious consequences that can affect all aspects of your life. For this reason, it is essential that you receive the legal services of a DUI lawyer in Atlanta.

        At Willis Law Firm, four members of the firm have been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list. Schedule a free case evaluation with the firm at your earliest convenience to protect your legal rights!

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      If you’re facing legal troubles and want to make sure you’re hiring the best lawyer to fight your case, the Willis Law Firm is the place to call. Their attorneys are extremely knowledgeable and go above and beyond to make sure their clients receive the best outcome possible. The office staff has always been extremely helpful and compassionate through each step of the way. Greg has helped me and my family with a few cases over the years and we’ve always received a great outcome. He and his staff are the best in the field. There’s a reason why other attorneys hire Greg to handle their cases! Highly recommend their services. You won’t be disappointed.

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