Monroe, GA DUI Attorney

Live in Monroe, GA and charged with a DUI? When you are arrested for a drunk driving you need to act fast. There is often not a lot of time to research the right defense attorney or to decide what the best avenue is. The good news is that when you contact Tom Barton, you can be rest assured that your case, and your future, are in good hands.

Free Consultation to Review Your DUI Arrest

Tom Barton is an experienced DUI defense lawyer helping clients in Georgia, including Monroe, GA and the surrounding areas. When you work with Attorney Barton, you will be putting your trust in a skilled professional with over 20 years experience and a law firm that is committed to your case. If you or a loved one have been arrested , then contact Tom today for a free initial consultation. He provides assistance with:

  • 1st Time Charges
  • Multiple Offenses
  • Under 21 Offenses
  • DUI After NASCAR Race
  • Military DUI Arrest
  • DUI Involving Drugs
  • CDL Drivers
  • Hidden DUI Penalties
  • Failed Field Sobriety Tests
  • How to Save Your License

Monroe, GA – Walton County Court Information

Honorable David Dickinson, Judge of the Municipal Court
Lynn Carrell, Clerk of Court
Phone: 770-267-7576
Fax: 770-267-8386

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am until 5:30pm

Office Location: 116 South Broad Street- On South Broad Street (Ga Hwy 11) across from town square and the historic Walton County Courthouse.

Court Sessions: Municipal Courtroom located 116 South Broad Street, Monroe, Ga. Near the intersection of Ga Hwy 11 (South Broad) and Ga 10 Business (Spring Street) in Monroe.

Mailing Address: PO Box 629 Monroe, Georgia 30655

Municipal Court has limited misdemeanor jurisdiction within the city limits of Monroe. The primary responsibility of the Court is receiving, processing, and adjudicating all cases of alleged violations of the City ordinances, Animal Control, and any state laws where jurisdiction has been granted to the Court.

To Dispose of traffic citations:

1.If you were charged with the following offenses, you MUST APPEAR in Court on the date and time indicated on your citation.

You may NOT “pay off” the fine before Court.

Driving Under the Influence
Disorderly Conduct
Shoplifting
Drink / Poss. Under age
Criminal Trespass
Misdemeanor Pos. of Marijuana
Suspended License
No Insurance
Anyone under the age of 21 with a traffic citation

2. You have the right to a trial. If you wish to plead NOT GUILTY, call the Municipal Court Clerk at 770-267-7576 (OPTION 3), at least 10 days prior to your trial date in order to receive subpoenas for witnesses.

3. If you were not charged with an offense listed above, and wish to pay your Fine to avoid your Court appearance, the fine must be received and posted by 1:30 p.m. on the Wednesday before your assigned court date. After this time, you must appear in Court on the date and time indicated on the citation.

CALL 770-267-7576 (3) MON. – FRI. from 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.

ALLOW 5 DAYS TO INQUIRE

***CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ONLY***

DO NOT BRING CASH TO PAY!!!

4. You may pay during the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. M-F, in person, at the Municipal Court located at 116 South Broad Street Monroe, Ga. located across from the Old Court House, or you may mail your payment to the Monroe Municipal Court at P.O. Box 629 Monroe, Ga. 30655. Ensure payment is submitted and posted by the Wednesday before the court date listed. Also include correct address stamped envelope, should you wish for receipt to be mailed.

5. If you were charged with No Proof of Insurance/ No Insurance, and you had active Insurance on the date you received your citation, bring your insurance card to the Monroe Municipal Court in order for the fine to be reduced to $25.00. You will need to do this by Wednesday prior to your court date. (M-F 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.)

6. Municipal Court Sessions are held at the Municipal Court Building at 116 South Broad Street (across from the old court house on Broad Street). If you chose to pay your fine in Court, advise the court staff upon entering and they will direct you to the appropriate clerk. Money orders only are accepted.

YOUR LICENSE WILL BE SUSPENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
SAFETY AND/ OR A BENCH WARRANT WILL BE ISSUED, SHOULD YOU
FAIL TO PAY YOUR FINE BEFORE OR APPEAR IN COURT ON THE
ASSIGNED COURT DATE! IN ADDITION, LATE PENALTIES WILL BE
ADDED.

Fines double when accident is involved. This is a quick reference only. Fines may vary according to Code section you were cited under. Please call to clarify 770-267-7576 (OPTION 3), M-F 9am-4pm to confirm.

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DUI Defense in Monroe, GA

Doing nothing is often the worst thing you can do when faced with a possible drunk driving conviction. Even if you are unsure of what your options are, it is best to consult with a legal professional and go over your case. You may decide to risk it or you may decide to hire a lawyer.  If you do decide to work with someone with successful results and proven experience contact Tom Barton. You can expect our 100 percent dedication, commitment and aggressiveness to defending your DUI in Monroe, GA. Contact Tom Barton, an experienced Georgia defense attorney at 770-961-7400. We are available around the clock to answer your questions and assist you with your case.