Many people, even lawyers, are confused about the difference between vacating a criminal conviction and expunging non-conviction criminal history. Expungement is the legal process used to persuade local Washington police agencies and the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Records Section in Olympia, WA to destroy all non-conviction criminal history records of a police arrest. Such…

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This weekend, Snohomish County law enforcement agencies throughout the county will conduct DUI emphasis patrols. These will be from 8:00 PM to 4:00 AM on both Friday and Saturday nights. Police officers from the Washington State Patrol, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, and Police Departments from Edmonds, Marysville, & Mountlake Terrace will be doing high visibility…

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Every driver should know their constitutional rights when being pulled over, questioned, and / or arrested by police for DUI in Washington State. First, stay calm. Don’t run, resist, or obstruct the officers. This can lead to additional charges. Do not give false documents or information. Keep your hands where the police can see them…

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Police throughout Washington started extra DUI emphasis patrols to stop suspected drunk drivers on the roadways. The Washington State Patrol warns all drivers to drive sober throughout the holiday season or face DUI arrest. Please call Lynnwood DUI lawyer Paul Hanson for a free DUI consultation (telephone or office visit). Call 425-778-7339 DUI Lawyers Lynnwood, Washington

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Lynnwood DUI attorney Paul Hanson recently won a DUI client’s Department of Licensing (DOL) driver license suspension telephone hearing on the grounds that the police traffic stop was unlawful. The arresting Snohomish County deputy sheriff received a tip from a passing motorist that the client was earlier seen driving “all over the road” on SR…

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Washington State is the only state in the country that allows you to get your DUI dismissed after 5 years through a Deferred Prosecution (DP) option. If you are eligible, and fully comply with all requirements, you can avoid all DUI jail time, license suspensions, and a criminal record. Your DUI will be completely dismissed…

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Police throughout Washington started extra DUI emphasis patrols this summer to stop suspected drunk drivers on the roadways. The Washington State Patrol warns all drivers to drive sober throughout the summer season or face DUI arrest. Please call Lynnwood DUI lawyer Paul Hanson for a free DUI consultation (telephone or office visit). Call 425-778-7339

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