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With 40 combined years of experience, Zeliff | Watson will provide you with a smart, aggressive defense in Forsyth County and surrounding courts.

Forsyth County Criminal Defense Attorneys

Powerful DUI & Criminal Defense in North Atlanta

The criminal defense attorneys at Zeliff | Watson provide our clients with a client-centered, aggressive and responsive legal team who is ready to use all available resources and knowledge to protect your rights and restore your good name.

Our criminal defense team places an emphasis on defending clients charged in Municipal and State Courts for misdemeanor charges to include:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Alcohol and/or drugs (Blood, Breath & Refusal Cases)
  • Theft crimes to include shoplifting
  • Family Violence 
  • Serious Traffic Offenses (Hit and Run; Aggressive Driving; Reckless Driving)

Our thriving felony practice covers Georgia Superior Courts and includes:

  • Family Violence Charges
  • Self Defense Cases (Aggravated Assault; Battery) 
  • Felony Drug Possession; Possession with Intent (All Scheduled drugs); Trafficking
  • Theft and Property Crimes (financial transaction fraud; credit card fraud; burglary)
  • Sex-related Cyber Offenses (sexual exploitation, computer pornography, internet stings)
  • False Allegations (child crimes, family violence during divorces, etc.)Our trial team uses our abundant resources to effectively mitigate and litigate charges from the first day you step in the door to meet us. Our case plans provide a strategy for all pretrial stages, trial stages, and post-trial stages.

If you have a case pending in Cumming, Forsyth County, Alpharetta, Atlanta, or other north Atlanta and Fulton County courts, look no further than our trial lawyers. We know the importance of acting quickly and effectively to achieve the best results in the criminal arena. After all, your future and freedom are at stake, and we will never forget that. Our attorneys are considered some of Georgia’s most successful DUI and criminal defense attorneys, with 40 collective years of experience and numerous peer and client awards, including being named Georgia Super Lawyers (2019-current)

Client Reviews

Always there for you in your time of need.

“Hands down the best defense lawyer around!”

- Whitney

  • Avvo 10 Rating
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • GTLA
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Super Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers

    What Sets Us Apart From The Rest?

    Zeliff | Watson is here to help you get the results you need with a team you can trust.

    • We have a full-time staff to assist 24/7
    • We use a client-centered approach where you come first
    • 40 combined years of experience in criminal defense
    • We have achieved trial acquittals in 2011, '12, '13, '14, '15, '16, '17, '18, '19, '20, '21, '22, & '23
    • Our resources run deep with experts in all fields of defense
    • We stay current on the trends, laws, and science in our field

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