Cherokee County police officers are making an increasing number of DUI arrests. DUI convictions have serious consequences. Cherokee County DUI lawyer Richard Lawson specializes in representing individuals faced with DUI charges
Many Cherokee County lawyers who are general practitioners attempt to represent people facing DUI charges. But unlike Mr. Lawson, few lawyers maintain exclusive DUI defense practices. There are criminal defense lawyers who represent people in all types of crimes, like theft crimes, molestation, and battery, and also do some DUI defense. Then there are lawyers who are true general practitioners who practice personal injury, family law, and bankruptcy but will take on the occasional DUI. While these lawyers may be competent trial lawyers and can help negotiate a plea deal, they are often not up to date with DUI law and procedure.
DUI prosecutions are complex and there are many technical legal rules and deadline. In addition, scientific issues arise in most challenged DUI cases and involve detailed knowledge chemistry, biology, anatomy, physiology, and spectrophotometer principles to challenge the breath test results.
In addition, general practitioners usually are not well trained in the procedures of field sobriety testing and do not possess the knowledge, as well as the police training manuals, that are critical in impeaching Cherokee County police officers in court proceedings. Mr. Lawson is a true and DUI lawyer and has years experience getting clients the best possible outcome in their Cherokee County DUI cases.