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Driving under the influence in WA is filed as a criminal case, and may result in substantial fees and court costs, loss of a driver’s license, SR 22 insurance, a mandatory alcohol evaluation, and jail. If this is not your first DUI arrest, the penalties are substantially worse and may result in a loss of license for many years and jail more many months. Seriously stuff!
A criminal charge such as driving under the influence may have a substantially damaging effect on your life. You may lose your existing job and find it difficult to find new employment. You may be prohibited from renting a vehicle or opening a line of credit. Canada may deny you entry, regardless of the nature and date of your crime.
It is important to try and keep your record clean. Help protect your future and contact the Snohomish County DUI Attorneys at the Law Firm of David N. Jolly.
The Arlington DUI Lawyers with the Law Firm of David N. Jolly focus on providing superior representation in criminal defense matters. Our focus however, is on helping those accused of driving under the influence in Washington. We understand that occasionally law enforcement wrongly accuses drivers of drunk driving and misinterprets physical observations of drivers - sometimes driver's are suffering medical emergencies or have physical conditions that mirror an impaired individual. It is not against the law to drink and drive in Washington, only to drive while you are impaired. If you have been arrested it does not mean you are guilty.
The Arlington DUI Lawyers at Law Firm of David N. Jolly use their knowledge of WA DUI laws and their significant legal experience to help every client get the best possible result from their individual case. The State or City must prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt in all criminal matters, and in DUI cases they must prove every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt - this is easier said than done. The Law Firm of David N. Jolly will challenge every one of the prosecution’s arguments in an attempt to get the case dismissed or the charge reduced.
The DUI laws of Washington are not static and change constantly therefore it is important to talk with a professional and experienced lawyer following your arrest for driving under the influence in Arlington, Snohomish County. In drunk driving cases the prosecutor state must prove that you were operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or a combination of both to the point of impairment. Alternatively, if you provided a sample of your breath or blood, the State or City must prove your blood alcohol content (BAC) was at or above the legal limit of .08% or higher, to find you guilty of DUI.
Because DUI is a serious offense, there are many procedures to valid your arrest, testing of blood alcohol content and handling of evidence. The experienced Arlington DUI Attorneys with the Law Firm of David N. Jolly will challenge evidence, question whether the officer had reasonable suspicion to initiate a traffic stop, review arrest report for factual errors or errors in procedure, review the administration of the field sobriety tests, analyze the maintenance and calibration records of the BAC equipment and thoroughly investigate every aspect of your case. By locating weaknesses or errors in your arrest, there is a greater possibility of getting your DUI charge reduced to a lesser offense. Even if a worse case scenario where a plea-bargain is the best option, the Law Firm of David N. Jolly will not accept just any unreasonable offer from the prosecutor. They will negotiate and fight to get you the best possible result.
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The Arlington DUI Lawyers at Law Firm of David N. Jolly offer complete criminal defense. They have many years of courtroom and trial experience in defending those accused of driving under the influence in Arlington. The law firm has gained respect by successfully defending numerous high-profile criminal cases. The Attorneys and Staff at the Firm have more than 60 years of combined experience in DUI practice.
Snohomish County DUI Lawyer David N. Jolly received an undergraduate degree from the University of Calgary and a Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he participated in the College of Law Client Counseling Competition, represented the school in the National Moot Court Competition and was the Graduating Class Speaker. He started his career as a prosecuting attorney and prosecuted DUIs at Municipal and State level for more than 3 years. He has also authored 20 DUI and traffic books, more than any other Washington lawyer.
If you refused to submit to a breath test or took a test and failed during an arrest for driving under the influence in Arlington WA, the Department of Licensing will seek to suspend your privilege to drive. You can request an Administrative Hearing and try to save your license but you must do so within 20 days of the date that you were notified of intent to suspend your license by the DOL. If you do not act in time, your license could be automatically suspended.
It is important to remember that the DOL hearing is separate from the DUI court case but still a very critical first step in your drunk driving defense. Evidence and testimony are presented and your attorney must challenge the legal basis for the initial stop and contact of you, your arrest, the implied consent warning and the breath or blood test results. For immediate help scheduling and preparing for a DOL hearing, contact the Arlington WA DUI Lawyers at Law Firm of David N. Jolly now.
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Offices: 2731 Wetmore Avenue, #401, Everett, WA 98201
In the State of Washington the offense of driving under the influence is taken very seriously. So seriously in fact that the State receives millions of dollars a year from the federal government to support its attempts at stopping drunk driving. If you have been accused of driving under the influence in Arlington, you are therefore facing a legally difficult and emotionally exhausting time. The Arlington Police Department, Washington State Patrol and Snohomish County Sheriff's office combine to crack down on drunk driving and once they have you in their grip, the prosecution takes over with one goal in mind ... conviction! You need someone who will look out for your interests and protect your rights in court and you need help immediately.
If you want to challenged the charge and protect your freedom it is critical that you immediately contact qualified and experienced Arlington DUI criminal defense lawyers at Law Firm of David N. Jolly.
The Arlington DUI Attorneys at Law Firm of David N. Jolly offer a complimentary review of your case. Once they understand the specifics of your Washington DUI, they will be able to outline potential penalties, your legal options and a flat fee for hiring the law firm.
Snohomish County DUI Attorney David N. Jolly is a member of the State Bar of Washington, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has attended the Washington Public Defender Trial Skills Academy and participated in an Advanced Cross Examination Course at the National Criminal Defense College.To schedule a review of your Arlington DUI and learn more about what the Law Firm of David N. Jolly can do for you simply call (425) 493-1115. Your inquiry is free and confidential. Time is very important when defending your case so call our Arlington DUI Attorneys today for a free consultation.
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Whatcom County: 218 W. Champion St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Skagit County: 410 Myrtle St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Snohomish County: 2731 Wetmore, #401, Everett, WA 98201