Cobb County DUI Appeals


Even if you have been convicted of driving under the influence in Georgia, you may be able to appeal the decision made by the jury. However, if you want to appeal, you will need to have a trustworthy and competent defense attorney on your side. The firm at Cobb County DUI Law will be able to give you the advice you need. Their goal is to help people avoid heavy fines and jail time, especially if their case is not handled properly.


How Exactly Does The Appeals Process Work?


A motion for a new trial can be granted if a jury arrives at the verdict in error. They could have ruled against the principles of the law or disregarded the evidence. A motion like this is based on the following issues:


  • Improper jury selection
  • Misconduct on the part of the prosecution
  • Admissibility of material evidence
  • Failure to suppress the evidence
  • Failure to give the requested jury charges
  • Infringement on one's constitutional rights


A DUI conviction must start the appeal process within 30 days of the conviction either by filing a notice of appeal or a motion for a new trial. A knowledgeable DUI attorney can argue that your DUI conviction needs to be reversed and present the evidence to the judge,


In most cases, new evidence is not allowed in an appeal. However, if new evidence is found, there may be a motion for a new trial granted if the following conditions are met:


  • New evidence has been discovered since the last trial.
  • The evidence is significant and can possibly lead to another verdict.
  • The evidence is not solely cumulative.
  • The affidavit of the witnesses themselves needs to be procure, or the absence needs to be accounted for.


Call Now To Get Counsel


A conviction does not have to be the end of your case. It is possible to appeal your conviction. With Attorney Robert Webb, you can have eventually have a favorable verdict. Even if your attorney did not advise you on all of the consequences of your plea, you plea guilty, or you did not have an attorney, you may still be able to appeal your conviction.


Let The Firm At Cobb County DUI Law take care of your appeal and preserve your rights.


We offer free consultations. If you have been arrested for DUI, you have 10 days to take action.  Contact us Today

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Cobb County DUI Law


(770) 952-7000

2551 Roswell Road

Marietta, GA 30062