Frequently Asked Questions

What types of services does Turner & Bowerman, LLC provide?

Turner & Bowerman, LLC is proud to offer a wide variety of legal services to residents of Palmetto, Fairburn, Union City, Tyrone, Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Newnan, and all other Metro-Atlanta areas.  Our firm handles many types of matters, including criminal defense, estate planning, probate of wills, family law & divorce, name changes, personal injury claims, and civil litigation.  Call us today at (770) 633 – 0007 to discuss your problem with an attorney and schedule a consultation.  If you need a DUI attorney do not hesitate to contact us today.  Time is of the essence when you are charged with DUI.  The State of Georgia treats DUI offenses seriously, and you can’t afford to represent yourself.  You need a DUI attorney who has experience.  The DUI attorneys of Turner & Bowerman, LLC offer professional representation with affordable rates and payment plans for every budget.

I got a citation for a traffic violation, do I need a speeding ticket attorney?

Traffic violations may cost you more than just a fine.  Depending on your driving history, you may face a loss of license, increased points on your driving record, and a sharp increase in insurance premiums.  Depending on your employment, it could cost you your job or jeopardize future employment opportunities.  The attorneys of Turner & Bowerman, LLC are experienced in handling traffic violations and will work tirelessly to save your license and keep your insurance costs low.

Is there a cost for the initial consultation?

We are proud to offer free consultations for most cases.  Call us today at (770) 633 – 0007  to discuss your case, occasionally a consultation is not necessary and we can complete your work prior to your first visit.  If you need a DUI attorney, personal injury attorney, or drug possession attorney, we will gladly come to you.  Do not hesitate to schedule a consultation with one of our DUI attorneys if you are arrested for DUI in Georgia.  You only have ten days to save your license after you are arrested for a DUI, and you will need a DUI attorney with experience to help you navigate through the legal process.

What forms of payment do you accept?  Is the entire fee due up front?

We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards.  Depending on your case type, your fee may or may not be due before we begin working on your case.  We take a retainer for certain cases, but try to quote a flat fee whenever possible.  Call today to discuss your payment options with an experienced DUI attorney.

I was injured in an accident, but  I don’t have the money to hire a personal injury attorney, what should I do?

Call us today to schedule a free consultation at (770) 633 – 0007.  We take personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means you don’t pay us unless you win.  Our experienced lawyers are experts at negotiating with insurance companies, and will work hard to get the settlement or verdict you deserve.  

I was injured and I think I have a personal injury case, what should I do?

Time is of the essence in a personal injury case.  In order to maximize your recovery and receive all the monetary damages you are entitled to, it is crucial to seek legal representation immediately after your injury.  It is important to work quickly and efficiently to ensure that the time allowed under Georgia law to make your claim does not expire, and to preserve all necessary evidence.  Do not speak with the insurance company before you retain a personal injury attorney!  Our personal injury attorneys are experienced in dealing with insurance companies who try to take advantage of unrepresented parties.  Call us today at (770) 633 – 0007 to schedule a free consultation.  If your injury or work schedule prevent you from visiting our office, one of our personal injury attorneys will gladly meet you in a more convenient location.

I got arrested for a DUI, what should I do now?  I don’t think I can afford a DUI attorney.

The State of Georgia treats DUI offenses very seriously.  It is crucial that you arm yourself with a team of DUI attorneys who are experienced in defending against DUI charges.  You only have a few days from the date of your arrest to save your license from being revoked, and you need an experienced DUI attorney to help you navigate the DUI process smoothly.  If you or someone you know has been arrested for DUI in Georgia, call us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our DUI attorneys.  Our firm will handle every aspect of your DUI representation and ensure that your Constitutional rights are defended to the fullest.  Call us today, as conviction of a DUI could lead to jail time, loss of current or future employment, loss of your driver’s license, and high fines.  Our rates for DUI defense are very reasonable, and tailored to each specific case.  Our DUI attorneys will happily work around your individual financial situation. 

I got arrested for possession of drugs, should I just plead guilty and pay the fine?

Many people don’t realize that pleading guilty to possession of drugs leads to an automatic suspension of your driver’s license, harsh fines, and even jail time.  Our attorneys will work to study the state’s evidence against you, and ensure that your Constitutional rights were not violated during your arrest.  Call us today to discuss your case at (770) 633 – 0007, we may be able to save your license and keep you out of jail.

I think I need a divorce, what is the next step?

Divorce is a difficult decision, as it impacts spouses, children, friends, and families.  Our divorce attorneys are experienced in guiding clients through divorce proceedings as quickly and painlessly as possible.  We strive to reach an amicable agreement with your spouse in order to keep costs and stress levels lower.  When you are ready to begin divorce proceedings, our divorce attorneys will provide you with a list of documents to bring to your consultation.  Most divorce consultations last approximately ninety minutes, but some can last longer, so please plan your schedule accordingly.  Call us to schedule a free consultation with an experienced and affordable divorce attorney at (770) 633 – 0007.  

I don’t really have many assets, do I really need to have a Last Will and Testament?

We recommend that everyone do some basic estate planning, regardless of your financial situation.  The estate planning attorneys of Turner & Bowerman, LLC offer Simple Will packages starting at only $500 for individuals, with discounts for full-family preparation.  Our Simple Will package includes a Last Will & Testament, a Power of Attorney, and a Georgia Advanced Directive for Healthcare (This document replaced the “Living Will” in Georgia).  These documents will ensure that your final wishes are carried out and allow you to make tough decisions about your healthcare in the event that you are incapacitated.