Atlanta, Georgia DUI 10-Day Rule
A DUI arrest results in a great deal of paperwork, including your citation and the DS-1205 form. This form, which serves as your temporary driving permit, also explains what you must do to avoid an automatic license suspension on the 31st day after your arrest. You have 10 days, not including weekends and state holidays, to file your appeal letter with the DDS. Listing the grounds for an appeal is required, so hiring an experienced DUI lawyer to prepare this letter is recommended in order to avoid being denied a hearing.
A confirmation that your letter was received by the DDS can also keep you from facing problems down the road. Attorney Lee Web will send your license appeal by both certified mail and fax with a confirmation in order to ensure it was delivered on time.
Procrastinating on sending this letter could result in a lengthy driver’s license suspension. Even if this is your first DUI offense, your license will be suspended for up to one-year, with the possibility of a limited permit. The suspension increases for repeat offenses, with a three-year suspension for a second offense and a five-year suspension for a third offense.
After handling thousands of administrative license appeals, Mr. Webb has the experience you want when you are facing a license suspension. He will not only prepare the license appeal letter, but also represent you during the hearing to contest your suspension. What’s more, this service is included as part of your fee when you retain Mr. Lee to defend your case.
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