The man, (we will call him Joe) was found not guilty of DUI in a Jury Trial in the State Court of Chatham County, Georgia.
Joe wakes up at at 5:00 a.m. and goes to work at 6:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. He’s a heavy machine operator for the City of Savannah. He cuts grass. A DUI conviction would take his commercial “CDL” driving license away forever. So, his job would be over. He’d have the label of a third DUI stuck on his record. He faced a statutory mandatory minimum of 90 days in jail. But a year is in the discretion of the judge. He hired me to fight the thing. We did. Fight or die. We won. Joe was charged with DUI less safe, (his third in lifetime), Speeding by moving radar, and open container violation. Friday afternoon around 4:00 p.m. I ask the judge for a continuance of my Motion hearing set for September 16th. He said “Jury trial on Monday. In the end, a good field sobriety expert witness had our back and rushed down for the trial. The DUI trial began on Monday and finished up on Tuesday. For the DUI charge he was found Not Guilty. Found guilty on Speeding and open container.