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If you have been arrested in Henry County GA you are likely stressed out. We understand that you are worried about how the DUI may affect your job, your position in school, your family life, and how your peers may judge you.

We are here to help! As Henry County's top-rated DUI Defense firm, we know how to help keep you driving, limit your potential punishment, and fight your case in court.

Remember, you only have 30 days to file an appeal to prevent the automatic suspension of your driver’s license. If your Henry County DUI Lawyer does not file the appeal, then you face up to a 12-month suspension of your driver's license.

You do not have to suffer a license suspension. You do not have to serve excessive jail-time. You do not have to fear losing your livelihood. We are here to help 24/7!

If you have been charged in unincorporated Henry County, your case will start in the State Court of Henry County. If your case is a felony case, it will start in the Superior Court of Henry County. If you are charged with a misdemeanor DUI case within the city limits of Hampton, Locust Grove, McDonough, or Stockbridge, your case will start in their municipal courts. However, Our Henry County GA DUI Attorneys will help you decide if the city court or the state court is the best venue in which to defend your case.

Henry County Superior Court

If you have been charged with a felony, you will appear before Henry County Superior Court. Furthermore, if you are charged with a misdemeanor or traffic violation but request a jury trial, you will be transferred to Henry Superior Court. There are four judges for Henry County Superior Court. Honorable Brian J. Amero serves as the Chief Judge. The other judges on the Court include: Judge Holly Veal, Pandora Palmer, and Judge Danielle Roberts. To find out which judge you have been assigned to or for other superior court information, contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Sabriya Hill at 770-288-8022. The Superior Court is located at 1 Courthouse Square, McDonough, Georgia 30253.

Henry County State Court

Henry County State Court handles all traffic violations that occur in the county but occur outside of Hampton, Locust Grove, McDonough, Stockbridge and Woodstock. There are four State Court Judges, Chief Judge Vincent “Vinny” Lotti, Judge Ralph Bailey, Judge Chaundra Lewis and Judge Stephen Knights, Jr.. Lynne M. Policaro is the Clerk of State Court. The address is 1 Judicial Center, McDonough, Georgia 30253 and the State Court phone number is 770-288-7800. 

Hampton Municipal Court

Traffic violation tickets that occur in Hampton will go before Hampton Municipal Court. The Judge for Hampton Municipal Court is the Honorable E. Wayne Jernigan Sr. Court is held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4 McDonough Street, Hampton, Georgia 30228. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 770-946-4513.

Locust Grove Municipal Court

All cases that involve traffic violations occurring in Locust Grove will go before Locust Gove Municipal Court. Judge Donald Patton Jr. presides over Locust Grove Municipal Court. Municipal Court is located at the Locust Grove Public Safety Building, 3640 Hwy. 42, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 770-957-7055.

McDonough Municipal Court

McDonough Municipal Court is held at 40 Lawrenceville Street, McDonough, Georgia 30253. Judge Donald Patten presides over McDonough Municipal Court. For questions about your ticket or other court information contact the Court by phone at 770-954-2872.

Stockbridge Municipal Court

If you have received a ticket for a traffic violation in Stockbridge, Georgia, you will go before the Stockbridge Municipal Court. Honorable Matthew McCord is the Chief Judge of Stockbridge Municipal Court and Julie Kert is the Solicitor. The Court is located in City Hall at 4602 N. Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, Georgia 30281. For questions about your ticket or for other court information call 770-389-7609.

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DUI 30 Day Warning

To avoid suspension of your driver's license, a letter must be sent to the Department of Driver's Services within 30 days of your arrest. If you don't do it, you will lose your driving privilege. Call immediately to assure that your right to drive is protected.

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Richard Lawson is a former DUI prosecutor who focuses exclusively DUI. Contact the legal team at The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson immediately after any DUI arrest. Experience is the difference.


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