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He has 32 years experience in defending DUI clients. He has received the highest possible lawyer ratings by the national lawyer rating services: an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and a “10-Superb” rating by Avvo.com. He is a former Lynnwood City Prosecutor. He is very experienced, skilled and aggressive lawyer. And affordable. Get the best dui defense. Get the lawyer you need. Call Lynnwood DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson for your Free First Consultation.
Significant Lynnwood DUI Case Relevant Information
DUI is a considerable offense in Snohomish County as well as Washington State, the state with the hardest DUI laws in the nation. Here DUI is a gross misdemeanor criminal offense that brings harsh penalties if declared guilty. Lynnwood DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson explores everything, from inaccurate blood as well as breath alcohol testings, to the arrest location's highway conditions, traffic patterns, weather, environmental conditions, and your personal medical ailments that may alter your tests. Because Lynnwood police officer mistakes are able to result in improper traffic stops and incorrect DUI breath/blood alcohol test results, he will completely assess all of the case evidence to find simple facts as well as evidence which may serve to help your defense and avoid a DUI unfavorable verdict.
Lynnwood DUI Lawyer
Being charged with or convicted of a Lynnwood DUI can carry serious consequences for you and your family:
- Snohomish County or Washington Jail time
- Mandatory electronic home monitoring (EHM)
- Washington State 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 Lynnwood and Snohomish County, Washington. The current legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08 for adults and .02 for those under 21. The legal limit for marijuana DUIs is 5 nanograms for blood THC content. However, you can still be charged with DUI even if you are below these limits if the Snohomish County Prosecution can show that you were “affected” or “impaired” by any amount of alcohol, drugs, or both. You can also be convicted of “physical control of vehicle while intoxicated,” even if you aren’t actually driving the vehicle in Lynnwood or Snohomish County at the time of your arrest.
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
Driver License Suspension Telephone Hearings Information
(For DUI Cases Only)
Your Department of Licensing DUI driver license suspension case will not be heard in Snohomish County court. Alternatively it will be heard totally in a telephone conference call by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing officer appointed to your DUI license suspension case. This DOL telephone hearing will probably be planned for inside 60 days of your DUI arrest date. The designated DOL Hearing officer will contact you and your lawyer on your lawyer's business office audio speaker telephone ... or on your own house or cell phone in case you fail to have a DUI lawyer.