Winder Underage DUI Lawyer
A drunk driving conviction can be a serious dilemma for anyone but especially for underage students and commercial drivers. Both face even more consequences involving academic authorities and a potential loss of employment. Healan Law Offices, P.C., can help you protect your rights and your future through skilled DUI defense.
For more than 20 years, William Healan III has assisted clients in Winder, Georgia, and throughout the northeast region with difficult DUI cases. A member of the Georgia Defenders of Drinking Drivers (D.O.D.D.) group, he is ready to help you with your DUI.
Competent Drunk Driving Defense When You Need It Most
Healan Law Offices, P.C., is known as a dependable Georgia legal resource. With more than 50 years of combined legal experience, our dedicated team provides comprehensive knowledge of Georgia drunk driving law, as well as inventive defense tactics that have ultimately helped reduce and dismiss our clients’ DUI charges.
William Healan III has played a key role in changing the way DUI cases are handled in Georgia in two cases, King v. State and Cooper v. State. The Georgia Supreme Court declared Georgia laws unconstitutional after William Healan III had challenged these laws using his innovative defense strategies.
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Helping You With Your Underage DUI
When you are under 21 years old and pulled over on suspicion of driving drunk, your legal BAC level must be .02 or lower in order to not be charged with a DUI. While you will face the same penalties associated with an adult DUI charge, you also are at risk of:
- Getting suspended from your college or university
- Having your license suspended with neither work permit availability nor early reinstatement
- A six-month license suspension if your BAC was below .08
- A 12-month license suspension if your BAC measured higher than .08
If you are underage and have been charged with a DUI, contact Healan Law Offices, P.C., today. Our Winder underage DUI attorneys will help you craft a defense customized to your situation.
Helping You With Your Commercial DUI
Similar to an underage DUI, being charged with a commercial DUI while driving a semitruck or other commercial vehicle carries harsher punishments in addition to the typical penalties associated with a DUI charge. Your commercial driver’s license could be at serious risk if you have been pulled over with a BAC level of .04 or higher. Other consequences include:
- One year suspension of commercial driving privileges for any DUI
- A permanent criminal record revealing a DUI conviction, making it hard to be hired as a commercial driver
- A lifetime suspension of your commercial driver’s license after a second DUI conviction
- Impeded personal driving privileges — Even if you get a speeding ticket in a personal vehicle, it can be serious violation for commercial license holders.
Our Barrow County CDL DUI attorneys will strive to protect your driving privileges by providing a solid defense during your DUI case. Contact Healan Law Offices, P.C., today to speak to an accomplished attorney who understands what you are up against.
Contact Your Georgia DUI Defense Attorney Today
We invite you to contact Healan Law Offices, P.C., regarding your criminal charge. Our experienced Georgia DUI defense lawyers are ready to fight for your rights. Call us at 678-661-3318, or visit our Contact page. Schedule a free initial consultation during our business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn about our fees and consultations. Our law office is in downtown Winder, Georgia. We practice in both state and federal courts.