425-778-7339 — attypaulhanson@aol.com | Kenmore, WA DUI Lawyer

Paul Hanson: Kenmore DUI Lawyer

Alderwood Business Center - Bldg 3400
3400 188th St SW, Suite 580
Lynnwood, WA 98037
(next to the Alderwood Mall) 

Call Kenmore DUI Lawyer: 425-778-7339   Email: attypaulhanson@aol.com

DUI Lawyer. Kenmore, WA
DUI Lawyer. Kenmore, WA

Kenmore DUI? Need An Lawyer? Free First Phone or Office Legal Consultation

Kenmore DUI Lawyer 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 Snohomish county and North King County. 

Lawyer Hanson has received the highest possible ratings from the national lawyer rating services. An "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a "10-Superb" rating from Avvo.com. He is also a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor.

REASONABLE LAWYER FEES

Hiring a very experienced DUI lawyer in Kenmore does not have to be unreasonably expensive. Lawyer Paul Hanson's fees and case costs are very reasonable, especially when compared to other local lawyers 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. Lawyer Hanson accepts case retainer payments in cash, money orders or local personal checks.

KENMORE 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 Kenmore can carry serious consequences for you and your family, including the following:

  • Jail time
  • Mandatory electronic home monitoring (EHM)
  • Fine
  • Probation
  • 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

DUI and Physical Control laws are strictly enforced in Kenmore and King Counties. Washington. The current legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08 for adults and .02 for minors under 21. The new legal limit for marijuana THC blood content is 5 nanograms. However, you can be charged with DUI even if you are below these limits if the Prosecution can show that you were "affected" by any amount of alcohol, drugs or both. You can also be convicted of "physical control," even if you aren't actually driving the vehicle at the time of your arrest. The penalties for "physical control" are the same as those for DUI. 

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. Kenmore DUI Attorney

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.

You can greatly improve your chances of stopping this DUI license administrative suspension by contacting an experienced DUI layer like Kenmore DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson as soon as possible after your DUI arrest. A DOL telephone hearing may be requested to contest this administrative suspension. The deadlines to request these DOL telephone hearings to stop an automatic suspension of your license are relatively short, only 20 days. Contacting an experienced DUI lawyer as soon as possible is the best way to maximize your chances of keeping your license.

Call Kenmore DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson for your Free First consultation.

Kenmore Washington DUI Lawyers

Kenmore Washington DUI Attorneys