Redmond DUI? Need An Attorney? Free First Phone or Office Legal Consultation
Redmond DUI attorney Paul Hanson has 31 years experience in defending DUI charges, and Department of Licensing (DOL) driver license suspensions. He practices in all the district and municipal courts in King County.
Attorney Hanson has received the highest possible ratings from the national attorney rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor.
Call Redmond DUI Attorney Paul Hanson for your Free First Consultation on your DUI or driver license suspension case.
REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES
Hiring a very experienced DUI attorney does not have to be unreasonably expensive. Attorney Paul Hanson's fees and case costs are very reasonable, especially when compared to other local attorneys with far less experience. And very reasonable when compared to the total costs of a DUI conviction. The total court $ fines and costs, the court probation $ fees, the greatly increased auto insurance premium $ rates, alcohol/drug treatment costs, etc. for even a first time DUI conviction can end up costing you well over $12,000. Double that $ cost for a 2nd DUI. Attorney Hanson accepts case retainer payments in cash, money orders or local personal checks.
REDMOND DUI OFFENSE INFORMATION
Washington DUI penalties have been getting consistently more severe every year. The most recent changes which have further heightened the severe personal and financial costs of a drunk driving conviction.
Being charged with or convicted of a DUI in Redmond can carry serious consequences for you and your family, including the following:
- Jail time
- Mandatory electronic home monitoring (EHM)
- Driver's license suspension or revocation
- Restriction of driving privileges
- Insurance - dropped auto coverage
- Insurance - raised auto rates
- Mandatory interlock ignition device
- Alcohol or drug treatment
- No entry into Canada
If your blood or breath test was .15 or higher, or if you refused the test, the DUI penalties are even harsher. The DUI penalties chart also has different levels for a first, second, third DUI offenses within 7 years.
If you produce an .08 BAC or higher, or 5 nanograms or higher, on your DUI breath / blood test in Washington State or if you refuse a breath / blood test, you also face an additional Department of Licensing administrative suspension of your driver's license, even if you are found not guilty of DUI in court.
If you think your license has been suspended or revoked for a DUI, contact the Washington State Department of Licensing at their website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/ to verify your license status. If your license is suspended or revoked, immediately contact Redmond DUI / license attorney Paul Hanson at 425-778-7339 for a free consultation.
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING - Driver License Suspension Telephone Hearings Information (For DUI Cases Only)
Your Department of Licensing DUI license suspension case will not be heard in the Shoreline court. Instead it will be heard entirely in a telephone conference call by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing officer assigned to your DUI license suspension case. This telephone hearing will be scheduled within 60 days of your DUI arrest date (usually on the 55th to 59th day). The assigned DOL Hearing officer will call you and your lawyer on your lawyer's office speaker telephone.... or on your own home or cell phone if you don't have a lawyer.