Athens Drug DUI Defense Lawyer

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Most people associate driving under the influence (DUI) with alcohol; however, operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs is grounds for a DUI arrest. Even taking medication prescribed by a doctor is classified as a criminal violation, if it has an impact on your ability to drive. Drug related DUI’s require a different defense strategies than regular DUIs, meaning you will need help from an experienced Athens drug DUI attorney.

The Law Offices of J. Lee Webb has assisted numerous clients facing drug DUI charges come up with affordable payment plans. Call (706) 705-5122 and tell us the details of your charge.

DUI Drug Offenses

While alcohol-related DUI cases rely on the blood alcohol content (BAC) test results, there is no legal limit for drugs in your system. This means that having even a tiny amount of an intoxicating substance in your blood or urine test is enough for a DUI Drugs charge if the police believe that you are impaired.

If, during the course of a DUI drug arrest, the officer suspects that you may have used drugs, he or she will call in a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) officer to investigate. The DRE officer will evaluate you for a number of signs to determine if you are indeed impaired by prescription medication or illegal drugs.

The penalties for a DUI Drugs conviction could include:

  • Jail time
  • Probations
  • Expensive fines
  • Community service
  • Mandatory drug rehabilitation

The most troublesome consequence you could face is a criminal record that can never be erased. This means that every time you apply for school or employment, your DUI Drugs conviction will turn up on a background check.

Fighting A DUI Drugs Charge Is Possible

Due to their serious nature, many people believe that fighting their DUI-related charge is next to impossible; however, that isn’t the case. Having an experienced criminal lawyer on your side could help when it comes to negotiating a plea bargain, requesting the dismissal of your charges or taking your case to trial.

For more information, please call (706) 705-5122 to schedule a free consultation with Athens DUI drug lawyer Lee Webb, one of the most experienced DUI lawyers in the state.

Hear From Other Clients We’ve Helped

  • Law Offices of J. Lee Webb Very satisfied with his representation as well as the results
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  • Law Offices of J. Lee Webb Without Lee’s representation, I would have lost my license
  • Law Offices of J. Lee Webb Definitely the person to have in your corner while facing criminal charges, cannot recommend him enough
  • Law Offices of J. Lee Webb I could not recommend a better lawyer to ensure fair and equitable representation
  • Law Offices of J. Lee Webb Very knowledgeable and tough attorney - got my DUI charge totally dismissed.
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