Thomasville DUI Lawyers
125 North Broad Street Suite 204
Thomasville, Georgia 32550
Phone Number: (229) 226 2229
Fax: 866 464 2505
DUI Defense Lawyer Gus Soto
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious crime. If you have been charged with a DUI in Thomasville, Georgia, you cannot afford to go it alone. You need to have a DUI defense lawyer on your side who will aggressively fight to protect your legal rights and your liberty. Attorney Gus Soto is an experienced DUI lawyer who knows how to challenge the evidence and charges that are being brought against you. His criminal practice is exclusively focused on the defense of DUI cases and he knows what it takes to win a DUI case in Georgia.
Attorney Gus Soto has extensive experience handling misdemeanor and felony DUI cases. He is a former Assistant State Attorney who has tried hundreds of jury and non-jury DUI crimes. Gus has also obtained a number of highly specialized DUI certifications, including:
- Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Certification
- Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Certification
- NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Certification
- Intoxilyzer 8000 and 9000 Breath Alcohol Testing Machines Operator Certifications
In addition to these certifications, Attorney Soto has completed specialized training in DUI trial work at Harvard University and is a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.
Experience and Knowledge
Attorney Gus Soto combines his legal experience and specialized DUI training to help clients in South Georgia and North Florida fight DUI charges. He has a deep understanding of the complex issues involved in drunk driving cases, including the legality of traffic stops, the validity of field sobriety tests and breath, blood and urine testing, and proper arrest procedures. As a former Assistant State Attorney, Gus Soto knows what the law requires of officers in DUI cases and he is able to uncover critical legal errors and police misconduct.
When you are facing a DUI charge, you may not know where to turn for help. While plenty of Thomasville lawyers are likely to accept your DUI case, you need to be certain that you are comfortable and confident with the attorney that you select. Attorney Soto provides his DUI clients with a number of key advantages:
- 30 Years of Legal Experience
- Licensed in both Georgia and Florida
- 24/7 Availability
- Flat Rate Fee in DUI/DWI Cases
- Affordable Payment Plans
- Major Credit Cards Accepted
- Fluent in English and Spanish
- Four Strategic Office Locations: Thomasville, Valdosta, Tallahassee and Panama City
About Georgia DUI Law
The DUI laws in the State of Georgia are severe. Individuals who are caught driving in the State with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher face stiff fines and penalties, including significant jail time. It is important to understand that when you are charged with driving under the influence in Georgia, you will face both administrative and criminal proceedings. These proceedings will take place independently of one another and you will be subject to the administrative suspension of your driver’s license and criminal sanctions, including monetary fines and imprisonment.
Broad Street is the main street downtown. Our office is located in the Business Exchange Building. The entrance is between the Chop House restaurant and the Small Cakes Cup Cake shop. Take the elevator to the second floor. Suite 204 will be on your left.
Thomasville is the second largest city in Southwest Georgia and serves as the county seat of Thomas County. Each year the city hosts an annual Rose Festival and Thomasville is known by many as the City of Roses. The city has a population of 18,718 according to 2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimates and was formed in 1825 by legislation introduced by Thomas J. Johnson. Both the city and Thomas County are believed to have been named for General Jett Thomas who served with the State Militia in the War of 1812.
Free Initial Consultation
If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Thomasville, it is important to contact an experienced DUI attorney immediately. Under Georgia law an individual only has 10 days from the date of a DUI arrest to request an administrative hearing. If you fail to take action within the 10-day period, your driver’s license will be suspended automatically.
Attorney Gus Soto is a seasoned DUI defense lawyer who is committed to helping individuals fight DUI charges in Georgia and Florida. He offers free consultations and will explain how the legal process works and outline the options that may be available to you. You can schedule a free consultation today by calling the Thomasville office at (229) 226 2229 or by completing the firm’s online contact form.