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Arrested? Charged in Shoreline or King County? – Not Your Fault? Driver License Suspended
He has 38+ 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 Shoreline DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson for your Free First Consultation.
Special Shoreline DUI Case Information
DUI is without a doubt a severe offense throughout King County as well as Washington State, the state with the toughest DUI laws within the nation. Here DUI is a gross misdemeanor criminal offense which holds harsh penalties if convicted. Shoreline DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson examines everything, from inaccurate blood as well as breath alcohol testings, to the arrest location's road conditions, traffic patterns, weather, environmental conditions, as well as your individual medical conditions which may perhaps alter your tests. Due to the fact that Shoreline police officer errors can result in inappropriate traffic stops as well as inaccurate DUI breath/blood alcohol test results, he will completely scrutinize all of the case evidence to discover facts as well as evidence which may really help your defense as well as prevent a DUI conviction.
Shoreline DUI Lawyer
Being charged with or convicted of a Shoreline 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 Shoreline 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 Shoreline 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 most likely never be heard in King County court. Rather it will likely be heard entirely in a telephone conference call by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing officer assigned to your DUI license suspension case. This DOL telephone hearing will probably be arranged inside 60 days of your DUI arrest date. The delegated DOL Hearing officer will get in touch with you as well as your lawyer on your lawyer's office speaker phone ... or perhaps on your own residence or cell phone in case you fail to get a DUI lawyer.