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 Commerce, Braselton, Jefferson, and all of Jackson County. We also stay up to date on the latest cases and legal rulings.
Many people drive through Jackson County on Interstate 85, Highway 441 and as they travel to Atlanta or Athens, Georgia. Moreover, it is home to plenty of UGA sports fans. As a result, a lot of traffic moves through Jackson County. Furthermore, as the county and the cities it is home to see this traffic, they've stepped up police patrols and DUI checkpoints. Therefore, more people are being arrested and charged with DUI in Jackson County for both alcohol and drugs. As a result, more people need information about Jackson County DUI penalties, process, and defense.
Jackson County has many individual city or municipal courts that handle DUI prosecution, however, municipal courts do not have authority to hold jury trials and therefore a person charged with DUI always has the right to transfer the case to the Jackson County State Court to request a trial by jury. The individual cities with municipal courts include Arcade, Jefferson, Pendergrass, and Commerce, and each city has their own prosecutor. The Solicitor General of Jackson County prosecutes misdemeanor DUIs in the Jackson County State Court.
If you have received a DUI in Jackson County, give our office a call at (706) 208-1514 to schedule an appointment, immediately. You should expect us to review:
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 Jackson 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.
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.