Charged with DUI in Holly Springs?

Posted by Richard Lawson | Mar 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has driven recently in Holly Springs (or anywhere in Cherokee County for that matter) late at night has likely seen police officers stopping drivers right and left for DUI. Every weekend drivers can be seen submitting to  field sobriety tests and numerous DUI arrests are made.

Unfortunately, a DUI is more than just a traffic offense. It can affect your job, particularly if you have to drive for work or have a company truck. These charges have serious ramifications for pilots, teachers, and students. What is troubling about DUI charges, is that they do not always concern drunk driving. You can be charged with and convicted of DUI even if you have never had a sip of alcohol.

If a Holly Springs police officer pulls you over, you can be charged with DUI - drugs for being under the influence of your prescription medicines. A citizen can even receive a DUI if thought by the officer to be driving under the influence of over the counter medications. The officer will testify, that in his or her opinion, and based on their police training, you exhibited signs that were consistent with DUI, so you were probably under the influence of something. They will order that you submit to a blood test and you will likely spend the night in jail.

This charges can be fought and won. Aggressive Holly Springs DUI lawyers like Richard Lawson can challenge these charges and have been very successful at getting not guilty verdicts. The Cherokee County prosecuting attorneys have to prove that the driver was less safe to drive because of intoxication by medication. This is a challenge for them. Call Holly Springs DUI attorney Richard Lawson for a free consultation if you are serious about getting the best possible outcome for your DUI case.

About the Author

Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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