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George Chadwell Creal Jr.

George Chadwell Creal Jr.

George C. Creal, Jr., P.C., Trial Lawyers
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury...
  • Georgia
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Summary

George C. Creal, Jr., P.C. is a law firm concentrating in DUI Defense and Personal Injury and Work Injury Prosecution. We have represented thousands of individuals arrested for DUI, secured over 100 not guilty jury verdicts for our clients and secured millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for those injured at work and through the negligence of others. As reflected in our 5 star client reviews across the internet, our dedication to customer service and the well-being of our clients are second to none. Rated AV Preeminent on Martindale.com and 10.0/10.0 on Avvo.com. If you are in Metro Atlanta or North Georgia and are looking for the Real Deal DUI or Injury Attorney, please call (404) 333-0706 or visit us on the web at www.georgecreal.com

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    We accept contingent fees on Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Cases
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Bentley, Seacrest & Karesh
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Insurance Defense Litigation
Education
The University of Georgia School of Law
J.D. (1996)
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
J.D. / Economics, Political Science, Juris Doctorate (Law)
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Mead Data Central, Inc.; LEXIS Associate. Responsible for instructing students at U.G.A. Law School in computer aided legal research. 1992, 1993.
Honors: Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Cum Laude with High Honors, March 1990. MajorlMinor: Economics/ Political Science Honors: U.G.A. Alumni Scholarship 1986-1990; Sigma Phi Epsilon Pledge Academian; Golden Key National Honor Society; U.G.A. Honors Program Junior Certificate; High Honors U.C.A.; Dean's List; The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Wh o's Who in Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 1990. Activities: Controller (1989), Assistant Controller (1988) Sigma PM Epsilon Fraternity. Vice President (1989-1990) University of Georgia Student Alumni Council. University of Georgia Model United Nations Team, National Model United Nations Competition, Most Outstanding Delegation (1989), Honorable Mention (1988). Delegate European Unification Celebration, Twinning of Sigma Phi Epsilon with the "Corpo de Droit" of the University of Lyon ( Lyon III) in Lyon, France.
Activities: Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law , Special Projects and Research Editor '92-'93, Summer Editor '92, Editorial Board '91-'92.Georgia Society of International and Comparative Law; Environmental Law Association; Student Bar Association; Brussels Seminar on the Law and Institutions of the European Communities held in Brussels, Belgium, Summer 1991; Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands, Summer 1991. Honors: Dean and Virginia Rusk Fellowship to the Brussels Seminar.
Awards
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence.
10/10 Rating
Avvo.com
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top Attorneys
National Law Journal
Professional Associations
Atlanta Criminal Lawyers
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Current
Atlanta Bar Association
Member
Current
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Sustaining Member
Current
Clayton County Law Library Board
Board of Directors
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
DUI Case Law Blog
George C. Creal, Jr., P.C., Trial Lawyers
Speaking Engagements
2015 DUI Update, 2015 LIster and Hold Public Defender CLE Conference, Georgia Archives
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)
Other Acts Evidence in Georgia, Georgia DUI Update, Georgia Bar Building
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)
Certifications
NHTSA DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Blog
Cases of Note
Blog
General
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Legal Answers
5 Questions Answered

Q. I heard I will get a 10 day letter for a DUI. What does that mean?
A: In Georgia, you don't get a 10 day letter, rather you have to send a letter requesting a hearing within 10 business days of your Georgia DUI arrest. If you do not send a 10 day letter requesting a hearing after your DUI arrest, your Georgia Driver's License or privilege to drive on the highways of Georgia will be administratively suspended for between 30 days or several years if a DDS form 1205 was issued. Sometimes you license will be administratively suspended without the ability to even get a permit to drive to work. You should quit guessing about DUI law and call a qualified DUI lawyer for a free consultation. Most lawyers will draft the letter for free, you will have to pay the $150 filing fee for sending the letter to the Georgia Department of Driver services.
Q. Would I be able to go on a cruise to the Bahamas while on misdemenor probation for DUI?
A: An attorney can have the judge add a provision to your sentencing order at the time of your plea or conviction that you are allowed to travel to the Bahamas. Otherwise, a motion to modify sentence must be filed with the court unless the probation officer approves your travel plans.
Q. Is there any way I may be able to get a DUI charge dropped down to a reckless driving charge.
A: There are a million ways to get a DUI reduced to reckless driving. The trick is finding the facts in your case that will convince the prosecutor handling your case to offer a plea to reckless driving. An example could be a questionably legal traffic stop. Another example might be a video which shows no unsteadiness and good performance of DUI field sobriety evaluations. The list goes on and on.
Q. What is the maximum punishment I can get for having a charged with possession of a drug-related object.
A: The first offense is a misdemeanor and carries up to 12 months in jail and a $1000 fine. A second offense is a felony and can carry 1 to 5 years in state prison and fines up to $5000.00.
Q. If I'm charged with a DUI is there any way I won't lose my license?
A: You could have your DUI charged reduced to a lesser included offense that does not carry a license suspension like reckless driving or distracted driving.
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Atlanta Office
480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE
Unit 190
Atlanta, GA 30312
USA
Telephone: (404) 333-0706