We defend against all kinds of criminal allegations in Dawson County. Traffic offenses and some misdemeanor offenses are initiated by a citation in lieu of an arrest, whereas felony offenses require you to be booked at the Dawson County jail before being released on bond (assuming you are granted a bond).

No matter how you end up in front of a judge in Dawson County, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. We can assist with the entire criminal process from obtaining bond, to plea negotiations and defending the allegations at trial.

Where Is The Dawson County Courthouse?

The Dawson County Courthouse is located at 25 Justice Way, Dawsonville, GA 30534, and there is parking available on-site. The District Attorney’s Office handles both misdemeanors and felonies in Dawson County. Traffic citations will originate in Probate Court but requesting a jury trial will send your case up to Superior Court where other criminal offenses are handled. The Clerk of Court handles all court filings, including those for the Magistrate Court.

Use this link to look your case up online:


Types Of Criminal Cases

There are a wide range of criminal offenses that are punishable under state law. Some of the crimes that our skilled Dawson County defense attorney handles include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • DUI
  • Drug Crime
  • Gun Crime
  • Sex Crime
  • Theft Crime
  • Violent Crime
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Traffic Violations

Although there are numerous types of crimes that could be committed at various degrees, typical criminal penalties for both misdemeanor and felony offenses include a fine, prison time, or both. As the severity of the offense increases, so do the penalties the alleged offender could face. An experienced lawyer could review a defendant’s case to determine whether they have a viable defense to pursue and, if not, whether any arguments could be made that could potentially reduce the severity of the penalties.

Speak To A Dawson County Criminal Defense Attorney Today

The uncertainty following a criminal charge can be trying, no matter how minor or severe the offense may be. As such, those facing substantial penalties should seek legal representation shortly after being charged or convicted.

If you or a beloved member of your family has been accused of committing a crime, you should not go through the legal process alone. Learn what a skilled legal advocate could do for you by contacting a Dawson County criminal defense lawyer.

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