Atlanta DUI Marijuana Attorney
Atlanta Georgia DUI Marijuana Attorney
If you are arrested in the Atlanta, Georgia area for DUI Marijuana, you need a dedicated DUI lawyer who is specifically trained to handle marijuana cases. That’s because the whole process of DUI Marijuana is entirely different than a normal DUI case:
- The Field Sobriety Tests are different.
- The symptoms and clues for marijuana use are different.
- A blood test positive for marijuana is not enough evidence.
- If you are convicted for DUI Marijuana, your license will be suspended.
DUI Marijuana is an entirely different and you need a trial attorney that has the experience and knowledge to fight you case. Attorney Douglas B. Chanco has the training and experience needed and has fought many DUI Marijuana cases in Atlanta and throughout Georgia with many ending in favorable verdicts for his clients.
Georgia DUI law specifically states that a driver must be impaired due to marijuana consumption not simply positive for marijuana. To prove this level of impairment, the investigating officer must conduct a full Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) evaluation based on the guidelines set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is a complex twelve step process that includes examining the subject’s muscle tone and administering psychophysical tests. Most of the time this is not done properly because most officers have not passed the rigorous NHTSA DRE certification course.
Attorney Chanco if one of the few attorneys in the Atlanta area who has received training in Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Understanding the process and the chemistry related to the metabolism and effects of marijuana are key to successfully defending DUI Marijuana cases and Attorney Chanco has the skills needed to defend these cases.
DUI Marijuana is a very serious and complex charge. If you are in the Atlanta area and are charged with DUI Marijuana contact us to get an experienced Atlanta DUI Attorney who has the knowledge and expertise to fight your case.