Attorney Richard Blevins

Cobb County DUI Lawyer

    • Attorney Richard Blevins
    • Prior Law Enforcement Experience
    • Former Prosecutor/ Former Police Officer
    • Google Top Rated Attorney

    Attorney Soo Hong

    Cobb County DUI Lawyer

      • Attorney Soo Hong
      • 2015 Ross Adams Younger Lawyer Award
      • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star

      Highest Reviewed Law Firm

      Gauramohan Kashalikar
      Gauramohan Kashalikar
      04:11 01 Mar 17
      I was shattered with the overwhelming charge in my otherwise immaculate 40 years of life. While desperately browsing the internet for good attorney, I came across Mr. Blevins profile, who back then had received 5 stars rating from 50 folks. That’s an outstanding rating to trust anyone. With that background, I went to him to handle my case. Mr. Blevins met all my expectations and indeed did an incredible job & brought the case a desirable outcome for me and got my life back on track. During my interactions with him I realized that he has a ton of experiences and knows the GA law in and out. He is also very well connected within the GA law community. He is prompt & supportive and drives the case pretty well. With a great pleasure & honor, I would like endorse him with yet another 5 star. I strongly strongly strongly recommend him!read more
      James Saxon
      James Saxon
      00:16 21 Jan 17
      I retained Mr. Blevins to represent me for a misdemeanor affray charge and he got the charges dismissed. He was very receptive, very open, available (shared his personal cell with me for any after hour questions), and effective. He communicated well and efficiently. Would certainly recommend him to everyone. Cost was very reasonable and definitely worth the value.read more
      Steve K
      Steve K
      21:01 28 Dec 16
      Richard Blevins did a GREAT job for us on two cases. On one case he was able to minimize the impact of a DUI charge. He was able to get the other case dismissed after we followed his recommendations prior to our court date. He’s very knowledgeable and familiar with what needs to be done to handle your case. I highly recommend hiring him.read more
      Eric Long
      Eric Long
      17:40 24 Jan 17
      The best DUI attorneys in all Cobb County! I spoke with various other attorneys but was impressed with the level of professionalism and promptness of attorney Richard Blevins. His experience is felt instantly as we appeared in court and everyone knew him. Thank you Richard for saving my license.read more
      Sadiq Fazel
      Sadiq Fazel
      16:07 13 Oct 16
      GREAT LAWYER; OUTSTANDING LAW FIRM AND BEYOND COMPARISON Richard Blevins Jr. had my best interest in mind from the moment I met with him through the months that we worked together. He WILL work for you and will use his extensive knowledge and network of the legal system to get you the best outcome. His office staffs were very responsive and would communicate and send me all the documents throughout the court proceedings. Mr. Blevins would also directly call and communicate with you to keep matters aligned and up-to-date. Listen to him, trust his advice, and do what he says as he has the expertise and confidence to tackle your case. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND Mr. Blevins to anyone who finds themselves in a difficult situation. He is the best lawyer in Cobb County and one of the BEST in Georgia!read more
      Dan Tuttle
      Dan Tuttle
      17:06 27 Mar 17
      Selecting an attorney is something we don’t do often and it can be an intimidating process. For me, there are 4 important questions to keep in mind: 1. How knowledgeable is the attorney and will they be able to identify all the possible options for your situation? 2. How honest and transparent will the attorney be with you on the possible outcome of your situation? 3. Will the attorney work hard and stay persistent to achieve the best possible outcome for your situation? 4. What will the legal representation cost? I can testify that Richard Blevins of Blevins & Hong is extremely knowledgeable on the law and in our case, could identify options that we didn’t even know existed. He was honest about the unlikelihood of the best outcome but was willing to work hard to try to achieve that for us at a very reasonable cost. In our case, Richard was able to make the improbable best outcome a reality. Richard’s knowledge of the law, experience in the courtroom, hard work and commitment to resolving the case in our best interest were the keys to our success. Choosing the right attorney can be a difficult decision, make the right choice and give Richard Blevins a call. You will be glad you did, I certainly am.read more
      Joyce Evans
      Joyce Evans
      21:02 09 May 17
      Attorney Blevins is a dynamic negotitator... skilled lawyer,...he was able to keep my husband from going to jail for driving with suspended driver's license (numerous tickets and a long standing case history in Cobb County with suspensions) but his attorney was patient,steadfast, and HONEST .Attorney Blevins was so impressive,even the Judge commended him for doing a GREAT JOB !!read more
      Ethan Kimbrough
      Ethan Kimbrough
      16:30 10 May 17
      Richard is excellent to work with. As a former law enforcement officer, Richard has incredible knowledge and his work ethic sets him apart from other legal experts. He took the time to explain all aspects of my situation to me and genuinely cared about the outcome of my case. I recommend him and his team to anyone. Richard and his team gave me the confidence I needed during all phases of my case. You won't find a more attentive, tenacious attorney.read more
      Charles Paul
      Charles Paul
      14:44 16 May 17
      Had an unfortunate situation occur at the top of 2016 that surely would've followed me throughout the entirety of my professional career. Attorney Soo Hong was a true God send. Ms. Hong was professional, courteous and very knowledgeable. I was almost certain that even with legal counsel my situation could only be lessened but not totally relieved. I'm not sure how she managed but to my surprise my case was dismissed a few days ago. Even so she has still been available to answer lingering questions and help with advice. My five star rating is an understatement if you ask me. Money well spent.read more
      tracey morris
      tracey morris
      20:38 13 Jul 17
      Mr Richard Blevins and his exceptional firm helped me through one of the most difficult times of my life. His experience in law and guidance throughout an entire process of the Cobb court system was without question trusting. I am so happy to have chosen Mr Blevins and his firm to represent me.read more
      Michael Rolader
      Michael Rolader
      01:19 20 Jul 17
      Our family has over a time period required the services of an attorney. We have had the opportunity to work with Soo Hong of Blevins and Hong a few times. Her devotion to her clients and the personal followup requires repeated trust. Our family will retain in future needs. Mike and Mary R. Acworth, Georgiaread more
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      DUI Penalties 2017-03-03T16:55:38+00:00

      Agressive Defense for DUI Charges

      Have you been arrested for drinking and driving? Call us today at 678-354-2290

      Notice: Georgia’s Administrative License Suspension rules have changed as of July, 1, 2017. Click here.

      AFFORDABLE DUI LAWYER IN MARIETTA/COBB COUNTY

      The legal level to operate a vehicle in the state of Georgia for those under 21 years old is .02%. for 21 or older, the allowed level is under .08%. For commercial drivers, the level is .04%. If you refuse to take the chemical test, you will automatically face charges, and will have your driver’s license suspended for 1 year for the first offense, 3 years for a second refusal and for 5 years if you again refuse the chemical test. DUI penalties are taken very seriously.

      MINIMUM JAIL TIME FOR DUI

      For a first offense, you will be required to spend 24 hours up to 1 year in jail. For a second DUI conviction, you will have a mandatory 3 days in jail, with the possibility of serving 1 year. A 3rd offense will require a minimum of 15 days in jail and up to 1 year. For a 4th DUI conviction, the least amount of time served will be 90 days in jail, and is a felony offense.

      DUI FINES

      There are also fines that will be imposed. A first offense (misdemeanor) will have a fine from $300-$1,000. A 2nd offense has a fine of $600 – $1,000. A third offense has fines of $1,000 – $5,000.

      DUI LICENSE SUSPENSION

      For a first time misdemeanor DUI, the license suspension period can be as long as 1 year. For a second time DUI conviction, your license could be suspended for up to 3 years. For a 3rd time DUI offense, the license suspension can be as long as 5 years. For a 4th DUI, you may be facing driver’s license revocation.

      DUI TREATMENT PROGRAMS

      Those who are convicted of DUI will often be required to get treatment for alcohol or drug addiction. The number of convictions over a 10 year “look-back” will impact the level of the treatment mandated by the court, and completing these treatment programs are now part of Georgia’s DUI laws. For any person with 2 or more convictions, there are new conditions placed upon license reinstatement, issuance or restoration.

      The first requirement is that the convicted individual has a “clinical evaluation” regarding their condition and alcohol (or drugs), and based upon this clinical evaluation, certain treatments will be ordered, which must be completed before the driver’s license can be regained, with adequate proof provided that the entire program has been completed. The treatment ordered will be at the convicted individual’s expense, in most cases. Any prior accepted please of “nolo contendere” (no contest) will be counted in the look-back years for priors as a conviction. On a first time DUI conviction, the treatment program that is required is a DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Reduction Program.

      COMMUNITY SERVICE

      There is a community service requirement for all DUI convictions. A first time misdemeanor conviction will mean not less than 40 hours of community service that must be completed as part of probation and the sentence. If you fail to do so, you could face further legal trouble. For a second DUI conviction, the hours are increased to not less than 45 days; for a 3rd conviction, expect to serve not less than 45 days, and a 4th conviction, which will be a felony crime with all the attendant problems for the convicted individual, includes 60 days of community service, unless the sentence is 3 years in prison, in which case the community service could be suspended based upon the decision of the judge on the case. Find out more about defending against DUI charges and contact Blevins & Hong, P.C. now. Blevins & Hong, P.C. has a reputation for high quality defense work in all types of DUI cases.

      If you have been charged for a dui due to a faulty blood concentration alcohol test you have a right to fight it. A breath test or a blood test can be inaccurate, and at Blevins & Hong we can help. Let us provide you with a skilled attorney in Marietta GA that will defend you against an unfair conviction. They have the experience and knowledge you need for your defense.

      Cases of police misconduct are often a result of faulty test results. Breathalyzer machines can be incorrectly calibrated and blood tests are not always processed correctly in the lab. A professional attorney like those here at Blevins & Hong will represent you with a strong defense and will get you the best possible results. Having a DUI charge is serious, have your case evaluated free by one of our experienced DUI defense attorneys today.

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