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Arrested? Charged in Chelsea or King County? – Not Your Fault? Driver License Suspended
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 Chelsea DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson for your Free First Consultation.
Unique Chelsea DUI Case Relevant Information
DUI is really a serious offense within King County as well as Washington State, the state with the toughest DUI laws in the country. Here DUI is a gross misdemeanor criminal offense that holds harsh penalties if pronounced guilty. Chelsea DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson explores everything, starting with inaccurate blood and breath alcohol exams, to the arrest location's street conditions, traffic patterns, weather condition, environmental conditions, and also your personal medical ailments that may impact your tests. Since Chelsea law enforcement oversights can result in inappropriate traffic stops and also unreliable DUI breath/blood alcohol test results, he will meticulously study all of the case evidence so as to discover truths and evidence which may help your defense and also avoid a DUI judgment of conviction.
Chelsea DUI Lawyer
Being charged with or convicted of a Chelsea DUI can carry serious consequences for you and your family:
- King 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 Chelsea and King 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 King 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 Chelsea or King 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 actually heard in King County court. Instead it will likely be heard totally in a telephone conference call with the assistance of a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing officer designated to your DUI license suspension case. This DOL telephone hearing will be arranged inside 60 days of your DUI arrest date. The appointed DOL Hearing officer will contact you and also your lawyer on your lawyer's office speaker phone ... or on your own house or cell phone if you fail to get a DUI lawyer.