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Savannah Underage DUI Lawyers

Ready to Protect Your or Your Child’s Rights & Future

It is not uncommon for high school and college students to engage in underage drinking at parties and other social gatherings. However, underage drinking is often associated with drunk driving and serious accidents, which is why under 21 DUI laws in Georgia are strict and associated with harsh criminal penalties.

If you or your son or daughter has been arrested for a DUI, having an experienced lawyer on your side can ensure your rights, freedom, and future are protected throughout the legal process. The Savannah underage DUI attorneys at The Lerch Law Firm have over a decade of experience helping young people get the best possible outcome in their DUI cases.

Call (912) 417-5008 for a free initial consultation to learn about your legal options.

Under 21 DUI Laws & Penalties in Georgia

Georgia has a “no tolerance” law for underage drivers. A driver under 21 years old can be charged with a DUI in Georgia for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of at least .02 percent, rather than .08 percent for drivers who are 21 and older.

There are two types of underage DUIs in the state: DUI “per se” and DUI "less-safe". The former occurs when an underage driver takes a breath or blood test and receives a result of at least .02 percent, while the latter occurs when an underage driver refuses to take a chemical test or is impaired by drugs.

A first offense can carry the following consequences:

  • $300-$1,000 fine
  • 10 days - 12 months in jail
  • 40 hours of community service
  • DUI school
  • License suspension

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Unfortunately, not only does a DUI conviction result in serious criminal penalties, but it may also result in a permanent criminal record that can negatively impact your college aspirations and career goals. That is why the first step to take to avoid conviction or have your penalties reduced is to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. Let The Lerch Law Firm fight for you today.

Do not hesitate to contact us today for more information our skilled legal services.

DUIs Dismissed or Reduced

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  • DUI Dismissed
  • 16 Counts Including Forgery Charges Dismissed
  • DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving
  • Illegal Gun Possession Dismissed
  • State of Georgia v. J.F. Reduced Charges
  • State of Georgia v. H.S. Charges Dismissed
  • State of Georgia v. C.W. DUI reduced
  • State of Georgia v. B.B. Case Dismissed
  • State of Georgia v. T.J. Charges Dismissed
  • United States v. E.M. Reduced Sentence
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  • Over a Thousand Cases Successfully Handled
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