EXPERIENCED DUI ATTORNEY IN ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, GEORGIA

In America, you are innocent until proven guilty. This applies to DUI charges just as much as anything else. At Baker and Slider, we have the experience and skills you need to fight your case. We have extensive experience and a track record of success defending DUI cases in Athens - Clarke County. We also stay up to date on the latest cases and legal rulings.

Athens - Clarke County is home to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. With game days and the student population in Athens, the police presence is always on high alert in Athens- Clarke County. With fans from all over the State of Georgia, Athens - Clarke County is an extremely popular destination. As the police presence increases, we are seeing more DUI checkpoints and more DUI arrests. Therefore, more people are being arrested and charged with DUI in Clarke County than ever before. As a result, more people need information about Clarke County DUI penalties, process, and defense.

First time misdemeanor DUI charges being in the Municipal Court of Athens-Clarke County, with the possibility of transferring the case to the State Court of Clarke County to request a jury trial. Individuals charged with DUI that have previously been convicted of DUI are placed in the "fast track" system established in Athens, and their cases are immediately transferred to the State Court of Clarke County with an arraignment date usually within two weeks of arrest. People that are placed in this "fast track" system are often times presented with an option to participate in the DUI Drug Court and usually are faced with significant jail time if convicted of anther DUI. The prosecutor looks are recency of the other DUI and the facts of that case in determining the amount of confinement that they request from the Court following a conviction. Cases in the Municipal Court and the State Court are prosecuted by the Solicitor General of Clarke County.

WHY CHOOSE OUR DUI LAWYERS?

JASON SLIDER: AWARD-WINNING & EXPERIENCED DUI ATTORNEY IN ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, GEORGIA

When it comes to DUI defense, you will be hard pressed to find anyone who can match the experience and skill of Jason Slider.

  • 13+ Years of Experience with DUI Cases
  • Former State Prosecutor, he knows how to find the weaknesses in DUI cases, and understands the best places to attack the state's case against you.
  • Experience with over 100 jury trials, and knows the best way to cross examine police officers, question evidence, challenge field sobriety tests, and understand blood test results.
  • Clients receive a robust, aggressive defense of your rights that you are entitled to by the Constitution.


Don't settle for less, make sure your rights are protected.

FREE CONSULTATION WITH OUR TEAM

If you have received a DUI in Athens-Clarke County, give our office a call at (706) 208-1514 to schedule an appointment, immediately. You should expect us to review:

  • If the initial stop that lead to your charge was legal
  • If proper procedures and protocols were followed in making your arrest or issuing your charge
  • If field sobriety tests were properly done, including breathalyzer tests and other evaluation methods
  • If the field sobriety tests are accurate or if they were influenced by an outside force
  • If the tests, arrest, and charged are done in a Constitutional way. Your Constitutional Rights are important, and Jason Slider will aggressively defend them in court.


That's not all, we'll use any and all facts available to us to make the case for your defense. We know that your case isn't just another case, it's your life. We value every single one of our clients, and handle every case with the attention and respect that you deserve. That's why we work smarter and harder than the State to give you the defense you deserve.

GEORGIA DUI FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Facing DUI charges for the first time can be frightening and also confusing. The process that follows a DUI arrest is complex and you need the help of an experienced DUI lawyer in Athens-Clarke County Georgia. Our firm offers a free consultation, so if you have any questions regarding your unique DUI case.

To give you a better idea of DUI cases and how they are handled in Georgia, we have provided answers to some commonly asked questions.

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REVIEW YOUR DUI CASE WITH JASON SLIDER TODAY

You only have one chance to choose the right DUI attorney. Put your case into the hands of Jason Slider and make sure that your rights are protected. Don't take chances with your future. Schedule a free consultation with Jason Slider today.