DUI Lawyer | Henry County, GA
Henry County DUI Attorney
We have a proven track record of fighting DUI cases in Henry County, GA. There may be places where hiring an experienced attorney really does not matter. Henry County is not one of those places. DUI prosecutors in Henry County take DUI charges very seriously, and law enforcement officers in Henry County are (generally) some of the most highly trained in Georgia. If you need to speak with a qualified and experienced Henry County DUI Lawyer, a DUI Lawyer at Sessions & Fleischman can help you. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
Ben Sessions is 1 of 4 lawyers in Georgia to Board Certification in the area of DUI Defense. We have developed a specialization within this practice area, and we understand how to leverage the strengths in your case (even when they are small) to obtain the best result possible. We will help you understand the process and we help you navigate through this difficult time.
Henry County DUI Process
If you have a DUI pending in Henry County, Georgia, your case will follow a specific process.
- Your first court will be an arraignment.
- Your second court date will generally be a motions hearing.
- Your third court date will generally be a calendar call.
- Your fourth court date will usually be a trial setting.
In addition to defending you in the criminal case for driving under the influence, we will advise you and work to save your driving privileges. Georgia DUI law is complex and it is important your lawyer understands the complexities of these cases in order to save you from potential jail time and to save your from catastrophic license suspension consequences.
You will generally have an administrative license suspension hearing approximately 60 days after your date of arrest. It is important to understand how the administrative license suspension hearing is handled in Henry County. The solicitor’s office, which is responsible for the prosecution of DUI cases pending in the State Court of Henry County, usually is heavily involved in the administrative license suspension hearing case.
Unlike many courts, the Henry County State Court proceeds very quickly. Do not procrastinate over your case and hiring a qualified lawyer. Things will not get better simply by waiting.
Henry County is a county located just south of metro-Atlanta in Georgia. Per the 2018 census, the population of Henry County is 230,220. The county seat is McDonough. The county was named for Patrick Henry. Henry County is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metropolitan statistical area and the list of cities are below:
- Locust Grove
- Heron Bay
Sheriff Michael D. Bodenbender started his career with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in 1990. He was later promoted to shift Sergeant and served many years in that position. He was elected Sheriff and started his term in 2013 and sheriff’s department jail address is located at 120 Henry Pkwy, McDonough, GA 30253, United States.
Approved bonding companies are:
- A-Atlanta Clayton Bail Bond Company (770) 472-7277
- A 2nd Chance Bail Bonds (770) 627-3235
- Alpha Bonding (404) 523-2352
- Red Eye Bail Bonds (404) 872-7333
- Free At Last Bail Bonds (678) 806-9726
Henry County Court System Information
A DUI in Georgia is a criminal charge, and prior DUI charges will determine whether your case is prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony.
Felony DUI cases are prosecuted in the Henry County Superior Court. Henry County Superior Court is located at 1 Courthouse SQ, McDonough, GA 30253, United States and current clerk is Ms. Barbara A. Harrison 770-288-8022.
- Chief Judge Robert L. Godwin
- Judge David Brown
- Judge Martin Christopher Jones
- Judge W. Donald Patten
- Judge Warren R. Power
- Judge Nichole Reynolds
- Judge Wesley J. Shannon
Most misdemeanor DUI charges in Henry County, GA are prosecuted in the Henry County State Court.
The Henry County State Court is located at 44 John Frank Ward Blvd, McDonough, GA 30253, United States.
The Henry County State Court judges are:
- Chief Judge Benjamin Studdard
- Judge James T. Chafin III.
- Judge Ernest D. Blount
- Judge Jason Harper
Speak with qualified and experienced DUI Defense & Criminal Defense Attorney today
There is no harm in calling our office for a free consultation, and there is a tremendous amount of peace to mind to be gained. Following a DUI arrest, many people mistakenly do not want to deal with the problem. Rather than relieve stress, this causes a growing amount of anxiety. Our law firm has an established record of successfully defending DUI charges in Henry County. DUI law is complex. Don’t leave your future to an attorney that does not have experience and a record of success litigating these cases.