Facing a DUI in Lithonia, GA? You are most likely concerned about what this means for your future, especially for your family and your career. You may be worried about what this means for your record and you are no doubt nervous about what this means for you financially. And, rightfully so.
Spending time in jail, losing your license, having to pay a hefty fines and facing a permanent conviction on your record can make your life a lot harder. Make sure you are doing everything in your power to prevent this from happening by contacting a skilled defense attorney as soon as possible.
Tom Barton is an experienced DUI attorney helping clients in Lithonia as well as across the state of Georgia. If you or a loved one has been arrested for drunk driving, don’t wait, contact our office today for a free review of your case. This is the best chance you have to put the pieces of your life back together and move forward with minimal damage to your future. We can help you with:
- DUI Arrests – our services extend to first time DUI’s, out of state DUI’s, military DUI, DUI after NASCAR Races, multiple DUI convictions, under 21 DUI defense and more
- Answer your questions – we can provide you with answers about penalties and costs
- Help You Keep Your License – you only have 10 days after you’ve been arrested to petition to keep your license.
Lithonia, GA – Dekalb County Court Information
Judge Bedelia C Hargrove presides over DeKalb County Probate Court. The Probate Court has jurisdiction over the probate of wills, administration of estates, appointment of guardians and conservators for incapacitated adults as well as minors, and mental health commitments. The Probate Court also issues marriage licenses and weapons carry licenses and performs a number of other administrative duties. Standard forms and probate resources are available at gaprobate.gov.
There are two locations, both in the same building, for the DeKalb Probate Court.
Location: DeKalb County Courthouse, 1100 Judicial Tower (first floor)
Function: Estates, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Mental Health, Auditing and Records
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Note: Please arrive by 4:00 p.m. to allow sufficient time for processing. Filings received after 4:00 p.m. will be stamp filed and processed on the next business day.
Note: Customers filing Lay Affidavits (Orders to Apprehend) must arrive by 3:30 p.m. to allow sufficient time for processing.
Location: DeKalb County Courthouse, B190 Judicial Tower (basement floor)
Function: Marriage Licenses & Weapons Carry Licenses
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Parking & Public Transportation
Paid parking is available in the parking deck located behind the courthouse at 125 West Trinity Place. The Decatur MARTA station is located next to the courthouse.