Gwinnett County has been one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia. Within the past several years, it overtook Dakalb County as the second most populous county in the State, trailing only Fulton. Cities located within Gwinnett County are Auburn (part of which is located in Barrow County), Berkeley Lake, Braselton (part of which is located in Jackson County, Hall County, and Barrow County), Buford (part of which is located in Hall County), Centerville, Dacula, Duluth, Five Forks, Grayson, Lawrenceville (the largest and most populous city in Gwinnett), Lilburn, Loganville (part of which is located in Walton County), Mountain Park, Norcross, Peachtree Corners. Rest Haven (part of which is located in Hall County), Snellville, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, and Tucker. Although a large part of Tucker is also located in neighboring DeKalb County.
Fulton and Dekalb Counties border Gwinnett County to the west. Forsyth borders Gwinnett to the north, Rockdale County is to the south, and Barrow County to the east.
The county seat is located in the largest city in Gwinnett, Lawrenceville. If you are arrested or ticketed within Gwinnett, and are not required to appear in one of the many city municipal courts, chances are you are going to be in the Gwinnett County Recorders Court, located at 115 Stone Mountain St. Lawrenceville GA 30046, or in the Gwinnett County State or Superior Court, located at in the main Gwinnett County Justice Center at 75 Langley Dr, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.
I can help you in Gwinnett County
Did you know that Gwinnett County has one of the highest rates of DUI arrests in the State? Hundreds of people are also arrested every month for possession of marijuana, shoplifting, battery and domestic violence, driving on suspended license, speeding, and failing to appear for court. I represent many people charged with a wide variety of misdemeanor cases such as these, as well as felony offenses, throughout Gwinnett County. I have developed valued connections with prosecutors that allow me to negotiate possible reductions of your charges and, in some cases, even dismissals.
If you are arrested for a misdemeanor offense in Gwinnett County and this is your first offense, the Solicitor General’s office in both the Gwinnett County Recorder’s Court and the State Court have pre-trial intervention and diversion programs that I have had great success in negotiating placement for my clients. They offer diversion for various offenses such as possession of marijuana, shoplifting, and some battery cases.
Don’t go at it alone
You’ll get no help or advice from the court system or the court personnel. You have the right to a lawyer at all stages of the criminal process, no matter what you are charged with, from a speeding ticket to an assault.
If you or someone you know has been arrested or ticketed it Gwinnett County, call me now (678) 561-0411, and we will talk about the circumstances of your case, what lead the police to suspect you, and what your options might be.