Columbus, GA asked in DUI / DWI for Georgia

Q: I heard I will get a 10 day letter for a DUI. What does that mean?

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George Chadwell Creal Jr.
George Chadwell Creal Jr.
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A: In Georgia, you don't get a 10 day letter, rather you have to send a letter requesting a hearing within 10 business days of your Georgia DUI arrest. If you do not send a 10 day letter requesting a hearing after your DUI arrest, your Georgia Driver's License or privilege to drive on the highways of Georgia will be administratively suspended for between 30 days or several years if a DDS form 1205 was issued. Sometimes you license will be administratively suspended without the ability to even get a permit to drive to work. You should quit guessing about DUI law and call a qualified DUI lawyer for a free consultation. Most lawyers will draft the letter for free, you will have to pay the $150 filing fee for sending the letter to the Georgia Department of Driver services.

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