Charged for Being Under the Influence of Drugs?
Work with Our Atlanta Drug Crime Attorney
It is illegal to be under the influence of any illegal drug or controlled
substance. You will face criminal charges if you are under the influence
of drugs in public, or if you drive or operate a vehicle while under the
influence of drugs. In the state of Georgia, it is illegal to be under
the influence of the following illegal drugs, or derivatives of the following
- Anabolic Steroids
It is also illegal to be under the influence of prescription medication
without a lawful prescription. Commonly misused prescription drugs include:
Under the Influence of Drugs: Penalties
If you are found guilty of driving any type of motor vehicle while under
the influence of drugs, you will face numerous legal penalties. This holds
true whether you were driving an automobile, boat, truck, motorcycle,
ATV, jet ski, etc. Furthermore, if you are found guilty of appearing in
a public place while under the influence you will also be subjected to
a variety legal ramifications. Common penalties for being under the influence
in Atlanta include fines, up to one year in jail,
driver's license suspension, probation, community service, mandatory drug treatment, and a mark on
your permanent record.
Contact a Skilled Atlanta Drug Crime Attorney Today!
If you are facing criminal charges for being under the influence, you must
contact an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible. A conviction
will have serious implications in multiple facets of your life. Do not
leave yourself vulnerable during the criminal process. Let
Atlanta drug crime lawyer Matthew T. McNally represent you in court and help you fight your charges.
Mr. McNally will make sure you understand your rights and options and
that you are provided with unwavering attention and care throughout the
entirety of your case.