George C. Creal Jr., P.C., Trial Lawyers
Marietta DUI Lawyers | (404) 333-0706
Arrested for DUI in Marietta, Georgia? Need an accomplished, professional DUI attorney familiar with the Marietta Municipal and Cobb County State Court? With a combined 40 years of experience defending DUI arrests and hundreds of five star reviews across the internet, George C. Creal, Jr., P.C. are the Real Deal Marietta, GA DUI Attorneys. George Creal, Eric Bernstein and Justin Goodman know ins and outs of the Marietta Judicial System. We know the Courts, the Judge, the Prosecutor, and the Police, and they know we are able and willing to fight for each and every one of our clients' rights.
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHSTA) training manuals in DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Evaluations are used by Police agencies all over the United States. These manuals are central to how we will evaluate your DUI defense and create a strategy to win your case. We have thoroughly studied these manuals and use our knowledge to establish how DUI evaluations are unreliable, inaccurate, and abused by police. We expose the flaws inherent to Georgia DUI investigations in order to prove your innocence. For more information on a strong DUI defense, visit our Helpful GA DUI Guide.
Highly Reviewed Marietta DUI Lawyers Determined to Fight for Your Interests - Strong DUI Representation You Need:
We have handled thousands of DUI cases, had hundreds of DUI arrests reduced to reckless driving and other non-DUI traffic offenses, and tried over of one hundred DUI Jury Trials. Unlike other Marietta DUI lawyers, we have valuable Not Guilty Jury Trial Experience, which is rarer than you might realize. Ask other lawyers when was the last time they heard a jury say the words "Not Guilty" in a DUI Trial. You will be surprised how many so-called "expert DUI lawyers" cannot give you a straight answer.
Why are There Separate Charges on My Ticket? DUI stands for driving under the influence, and in Georgia there are six different kinds of DUI. Three involve driving under the influence of drugs, one involves inhalants, and the last two, which are the most common types of DUI we encounter in Georgia, are alcohol related. There are two types of alcohol related DUI charges: "per se" and "less safe." more
For Our Firm, Client Communication is Essential:
We do not hesitate to give you our office numbers, cell phone numbers, and email address. If you call, text or email us about your case, we will contact you as soon as possible and never in more than 24 hours. We understand you are stressed and anxious about your Marietta DUI arrest, but with our firm you can relax. We represent a diverse group of DUI and traffic clients every single day throughout the State of Georgia and always ensure that our clients receive the care and respect they deserve. Our goal is that at the end of your case you feel confident recommending us to your closest friends and relatives. For our firm, customer service is priority number one.
With One Click or Call We Can Begin Working on Your Marietta DUI Case: Online Case Evaluation or (404) 333-0706
You can meet us in person at our office or we can start your case over the phone or internet. We know you are busy and we value your time. We will take care of your DUI case so you can get back to what matters in life: work, friends, and family. Our first consultation is always free and we will send an ALS DUI license hearing request letter for free as long as you pay the Georgia Department of Driver Services' $150.00 filing fee. In order to request a hearing, these letters must be sent within ten business days of your arrest, so please contact us quickly if you would like us to send a letter.
We handle all Georgia DUI cases including those with or without breath and/or blood test results, refusals of blood, breath or urine, and cases with or without Standardized Field Sobriety Evaluations. We have handled DUI accidents and DUI fatalities, DUI drugs, fleeing and eluding police, marijuana possession, and felony and misdemeanor obstruction. Believe us, there is no set of facts our Marietta DUI attorneys haven't seen at least once. Our DUI defense procedure is time tested, results oriented and has resulted in many not guilty verdicts. We do not miss critical facts and seize even the most difficult DUI acquittals.
A new iPhone app called Breathaleyes uses the iPhone camera to capture Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, the common field sobriety test that looks for eye movements caused by alcohol. To measure its accuracy, officers from the Huntsville Police Department put the app to the test. Three volunteers drank three beers in an hour. Thirty minutes later two volunteers blew a between .05 and .08 BAC and one volunteer blew a .10. Compared to the relative blood alcohol content determined by the Breathaleyes HGN test, each volunteer had a BAC over .08 with two almost double the legal limit. more.
An Marietta DUI is Serious and Can Result in Jail Time, Fines, and Lengthy License Suspensions - DO NOT Try to Represent Yourself:
Under Georgia law for a first DUI you can be fined up to $1000.00 with 100% tacked on as court costs, spend up to 12 months, do 40 hours community service, be subject to drug and alcohol testing for one year and serve 12 months of reporting probation. Your license can be suspended anywhere from 120 days to 5 years. Do not try to handle your DUI without an experienced Marietta DUI attorney.
Advice as to who you decide to hire as your Hampton DUI lawyer: 1) Don’t hire a DUI lawyer based solely on price. Sometimes the cheapest lawyer--especially if they plea you to a DUI you don't deserve at the first opportunity--can be the most expensive. Cost per hour is the best way to compare lawyers. If a lawyer charges $1000, but only spends an hour on your case, that's $1000 dollars an hour! We, unlike bargain basement firms, spend an average of 15-20 hours on every DUI case. 2) Ask any attorney that you speak with whether he/she has tried any DUI jury trials and how many not guilty verdicts he/she has received in the past 2 years; 3) Ask any attorney that you speak with whether he/she has studied police field sobriety training manuals and breath test machine, owner's and area supervisor's manuals. If not, they cannot adequately cross examine DUI police officers or breath test operators. A DUI lawyer who can't answer these questions is not ready for a real DUI jury trial and is not worth your time and money.
A Marietta DUI lawyer is standing by. Call TODAY (404) 333-0706 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to for a FREE CONSULTATION.
Marietta Municipal Court Information:
Marietta Municipal Court is located at:
240 Lemon St NE,
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 794-5400
The chief judge is Roger J. Rosen. Associate Judges are Lawrence E. Burke, Robert Schnatmeier, Phyllis Gingrey Collins, Melinda Taylor, Nathan Wade and Steve Yaklin. The prosecutor is Robert L. Donovan. Assistant prosecutors are Thomas Griner, Latonia Patrice Hines, and Susan Miller.
Court office hours are 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. Marietta Municipal Court has jurisdiction to hear shoplifting offenses of $500 or less, possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce, and traffic offenses including DUI charges. The Marietta Municipal Court also has jurisdiction over local ordinances and parking offenses.