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Athens Underage DUI Defense Lawyer

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College is often a time when young adults experiment with alcohol. Unfortunately, minors arrested for DUI in Athens face a number of serious consequences—the most worrisome of which is a criminal record that can come up when applying to colleges or for jobs.

Our firm has represented numerous UGA students facing DUI charges. Call (706) 705-5122 and ask to schedule a free case evaluation.

Georgia Underage Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Laws

The legal age to consume alcohol in Georgia is 21. An underage individual can face charges just for possessing alcohol in the state. In light of this, the state’s Zero Tolerance law makes it a crime for minors to operate a vehicle with even a small amount of alcohol in their system. The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) for minors is only .02%. Depending on the person, having only one alcoholic drink can put an individual over the underage BAC limit.

Penalties for an underage drinking and driving offense depend on your BAC level. If it is between .02% and .08%, you may be sentenced to 20 hours of community service and a six-month license suspension. If, however, your BAC was above .08%, you can be charged with a standard DUI and could be sentenced to at least 24 hours in jail, 40 hours of community service and a one-year driver’s license suspension.

Protect Your Future

Georgia does not allow for expungement of a criminal record, barring an official pardon from the governor. For this reason, it’s important to protect your reputation and future employment opportunities by fighting your underage DUI charge with a proven Athens DUI defense attorney today.

A University of Georgia graduate, Lee Webb understands how the Athens-Clarke police department and court system work. He can be your advocate when challenging your charges and offer practical advice to provide you with peace of mind.

If you have questions regarding your case, please reach out today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with Mr. Webb.Call (706) 705-5122 today.

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  • We understand both the procedure of drug & alcohol tests, and the science behind them

  • Attorney Webb has earned numerous awards for his standard of excellence.

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  • We have over 25 years of legal experience.

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  • Criminal Defense Client

    He is knowledgeable and very professional.

  • DUI Client

    This was a first-time DUI (0.08), first-ever offense of any sort. I was referred to Lee by a lawyer friend. Lee and Alisa (his assistant) did an outstanding job of guiding me through the process from first contact all the way through trial (that never occu

  • Kevin W. / DUI Client

    Lee did an amazing job on my case. He asked me to walk through all of the details of what had happened and then studied the police reports in great detail. Once we went to court it was clear from the beginning that the judges and prosecutors really respect

  • DUI Client

    Once I came into contact with Mr. Webb after facing an arrest for driving under the influence, I knew he was the man I could trust to help me when it came to the law. He simplified the legal process and was successfully able to reduce the charge I was pres

  • DUI Client

    As soon as I was charged with a DUI, I reached out to Lee Webb for representation—and my experience could not be more ideal. He immediately initiated an appeal for my administrative license suspension and reached out to the prosecutors for negotiation. Les

  • DUI Client

    The court kept pushing out my case date, but after three years, Lee was able to get it dismissed. I would recommend Lee to anyone facing criminal charges—even if you think it is an open-and-shut case, there are a number of factors that can change the outco

  • Criminal Defense Client

    I immediately researched defense lawyers and scheduled a free consultation with Lee Webb. As soon as I walked into his office, I felt relieved. While the situation was embarrassing, Lee treated me with respect and helped me through the process. He was alwa

  • Criminal Defense Client

    Lee and his team kept me updated throughout the entire process, and were always available if I had any questions. Lee was brutally honest and was true to his word during my proceedings. I am very satisfied with his representation as well as the results of

  • Criminal Defense Client

    I cannot say enough about Lee Webb. From start to finish, he made a miserable experience tolerable. Each employee I worked with – including with the individual who answered the phone on weekends—was top notch and beyond pleasant. The team kept me informed