DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving in Cobb County

Date: November 27th, 2020
Contact: Attorney Richard Blevins
Legal Type: Criminal Attorney
Phone: (678) 354-2290


  • Reduced the DUI to reckless driving prior to a jury trial

Charges Included:

  • Running a red light
  • Tail light out
  • DUI charge


Client was stopped for running a red light and having a tail light out. The officer approached her vehicle and smelled alcohol on the passenger. The Client performed field sobriety tests and was arrested fro DUI. Attorney Richard Blevins looked at the video of the stop and found several issues with the case. The prosecutor was prepared to take the case to trial, until he was shown the issues raised by Attorney Blevins.

The prosecutor agreed to reduced the DUI to reckless driving prior to a jury trial.

Client was extremely happy.

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About Attorney Richard Blevins

Cobb County DUI Lawyer

Attorney Richard Blevins is a former Cobb County Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Solicitor General. He is a part-time criminal justice instructor at Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, Georgia.

He graduated third in his class at the DeKalb County Police Academy and achieved an intermediate certification from Georgia’s Peace Officer Standards & Training Council.

Attorney Richard Blevins was a former Detective with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, a former Police Officer with the Milledgeville Police Department and the DeKalb County Police Department.

He also is veteran of the United States Army where he was a soldier in the Military Police Corps stationed overseas.  Read more.