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Former Atlanta DUI Prosecutors with over 50 years of combined experience

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Jim Yeargan is a SuperLawyer and National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Attorney

Atlanta DUI Lawyer

DUI JimHave you been arrested for a DUI? Call a top-rated Atlanta DUI Lawyer at Yeargan & Kert today for a free consultation. We are former DUI prosecutors with over 50 years of combined experience.

We will use the insight we gained as prosecutors to help beat your DUI charges. If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence, contact our office today to discuss your case. We offer high-quality and affordable DUI defense and are available 24/7 to assist you.

You Have 30 Days to Protect Your License After a DUI in Atlanta

It’s important to act quickly. In Georgia, you will lose your license for at least one year if you don’t request a special administrative hearing within 30 days of your arrest.

Don’t risk losing your license. Contact Yeargan & Kert for immediate assistance after your DUI arrest. Our Atlanta DUI attorneys will handle the administrative and criminal aspects of your DUI case.

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Hard Working Lawyer, Many Thanks

I have been very pleased with my representation from James Yeargan. His firm has been very hard working and has kept me informed of all legal steps along the way.


Great DUI Lawyers

Jim was very helpful, informative and kind. His hard work over the time I dealt with my case was well worth the wait. He was always incredibly responsive. We came out ahead with the result and I am glad I had his help taking this on!


DUI Jim is Great!

Jim and Lindsay are excellent attorneys. They are nothing short of the BEST. They are extremely responsive, respectful, and excellent! If you need help, this is the law firm to call. “DUI JIM” and Lindsay Haney are the best of the best in Atlanta!


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Why Should I Hire a DUI Lawyer?

Getting a DUI in Atlanta can affect every aspect of your life. This includes losing your license, your job, and even facing jail time.

The consequences of a DUI charge and conviction can be harsh. You need to put yourself in the best position to beat the charges. You will do this when you trust an Atlanta DUI lawyer at Yeargan & Kert, LLC to handle your case.

The legal team at Yeargan & Kert, led by James “DUI Jim” Yeargan, have decades of experience handling DUI matters across the state of Georgia. Our team includes former DUI prosecutors and Police Academy instructors.

Our experience gives us an edge when defending our clients. We’ve been on the other side prosecuting DUIs and we’ve trained the police officers who are investigating your case. There’s no one better to turn to for help as you fight your DUI. Call Yeargan & Kert, LLC today for your free consultation. We help people throughout the metro Atlanta area.

Here’s how our Affordable DUI Attorneys will help you

Our legal team will:

  • Investigate the circumstances that led to your DUI arrest.
  • Examine police reports, videos, and statements to determine if the DUI traffic stop was legal.
  • Analyze police records to determine if testing devices were calibrated and maintained properly.
  • Challenge the validity and legality of the state’s evidence.

Our goal is to prevent the state from building a case against you. In Atlanta, DUIs are aggressively prosecuted. We’ll gather evidence that supports your innocence and fight to undermine or toss any evidence that could harm your case.

We know how devastating a DUI can be. Call a criminal defense attorney at Yeargan & Kert, LLC to learn more.

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DUI Cases We Handle in Atlanta, GA

Our Atlanta DUI defense lawyers have successfully defended thousands of DUI cases. Our law firm handles all DUI cases, including:

We’re here to help you fight your DUI charges, whether it’s your first offense or your fifth.
Call to schedule a free consultation today.

We are prepared to help you fight to protect your future.

Was the Breathalyzer Calibrated Properly?

Breathalyzers are used to test the concentration of alcohol in your blood. The machines themselves are very sensitive and must be stored, maintained, and calibrated properly. Breathalyzer results cannot be trusted if the instrument isn’t in perfect working order. If we find that the breathalyzer wasn’t properly calibrated, we can use this information to challenge your DUI charges.

Did Officers Administer Breath Tests Correctly?

There’s a specific process that must be followed when administering a breath test. The results of a breath test aren’t reliable if officers deviate from the process in any way. Our DUI lawyers will want to know:

  • Were the officers properly trained to administer the test?
  • Did they make sure that you didn’t consume anything or smoke before administering the test?
  • Did they use a sample of your breath from deep within your lungs, rather than the air that’s circulating around your mouth?
  • Did they get a large enough sample of your breath to run the test?

If the answer to any of these questions is “no,” then the test wasn’t administered properly. Because we are former DUI prosecutors, we know the shortcuts taken by law enforcement officers. A DUI lawyer at Yeargan & Kert, LLC will use this knowledge to your advantage.

Are the Breathalyzer Results Accurate?

Did you know that the things you eat and drink can alter the results of a breathalyzer? Even the medications you take could affect the reading. It’s important to point out every potential factor that could have impacted your breathalyzer results.

Contact DUI Jim and the experienced lawyers at Yeargan & Kert, LLC for help after your arrest. We are prepared to help you fight to protect your future. Get free legal advice about your case by calling today.

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Can I Fight My DUI Charges?

Don’t underestimate the power of a strong DUI defense.The state has to prove that you are guilty of driving drunk beyond a reasonable doubt. This makes getting a conviction pretty tough. With the right attorney by your side, you can beat the DUI charges and win your case.

Was Your DUI Stop Legal?

Police officers in Atlanta can’t just decide to stop your vehicle without a reason. You must have broken the law in some way or demonstrated unsafe driving behaviors. If you were pulled over on suspicion of DUI, but the officer can’t point to a specific reason for making the stop, your rights have been violated. You can’t be convicted of DUI if the charges are based on an illegal traffic stop. Make sure you call our attorneys if you suspect that an illegal stop led to your DUI.

Was the Field Sobriety Test Done Properly?

Field sobriety tests are used to help police officers assess your sense of balance, alertness, and other senses. Just because an officer says that you fail a field sobriety test doesn’t mean that you’ll lose your DUI case. Field sobriety tests are very subjective and, many times, aren’t conducted properly. You can rest assured that our DUI lawyers have experience dealing with Atlanta law enforcement officials. Our Atlanta DUI attorneys know how to spot the flaws in their case.

Some questions we ask regarding your sobriety test:

  • What type of shoes were you wearing?
  • Was the test administered on level ground?
  • Was it raining out?
  • Could you hear the officer’s instructions over the sound of nearby traffic?

It’s critical to identify any factors that could have affected your performance.

The goal is to (a) gather evidence that contradicts the claim that you were drunk behind the wheel and (b) discredit or disprove evidence gathered by the state. Remember, the state has the burden of proving that you committed a crime by driving drunk. As your DUI attorneys, our job is to make the prosecutor’s job as difficult as possible. We’ll build a strong defense and use every argument to support your case.

You need a DUI lawyer who understands the unique complexities of Georgia DUI law. An attorney who understands how police are supposed to conduct DUI investigations. Someone who knows how to spot a mistake and challenge it. Jim Yeargan trained at the Georgia Police Academy, receiving certifications in Field Sobriety Testing, Intoxilyzer 5000 operations, and Laser and Radar Operator’s Training. Now he teaches the very police officers who patrol the roads of Atlanta every day. No one is better prepared or qualified to defend you against a DUI.

Contact DUI Jim and the experienced Atlanta criminal defense attorneys at Yeargan & Kert, LLC for help after your DUI arrest. We are prepared to help you fight to protect your future.

Call Atlanta DUI Lawyer Jim Yeargan Today

Do not underestimate the consequences of a DUI conviction. Get the help of an experienced Atlanta DUI attorney. Call Jim Yeargan and the legal team at Yeargan & Kert for immediate assistance after your DUI arrest. We assist clients throughout Fulton County, including Atlanta, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, and more.

Your first consultation is free. When you call, we will review your case and explain your legal rights and options. Remember, you only have 30 days to save your driver’s license, so call to get started on your DUI defense now.

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