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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 Shoreline DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson for your Free First Consultation.
Unique Shoreline DUI Case Relevant Information
DUI is certainly a serious offense within King County as well as Washington State, the state with the toughest DUI laws within the USA. Here DUI is a gross misdemeanor criminal offense which holds harsh penalties if declared guilty. Shoreline DUI Lawyer Paul Hanson investigates everything, from inaccurate blood and breath alcohol assessments, to the arrest location's road conditions, traffic patterns, weather condition, environmental conditions, as well as your individual medical conditions which may perhaps impact your tests. Due to the fact that Shoreline law enforcement blunders are able to result in incorrect traffic stops as well as inaccurate DUI breath/blood alcohol test results, he will meticulously scrutinize all of the case evidence so as to find simple facts and evidence which may help your defense as well as eliminate a DUI judgment of 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 never be heard in King County court. Instead it will likely 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 most likely be arranged inside 60 days of your DUI arrest date. The designated DOL Hearing officer will call you as well as your lawyer on your lawyer's business office speaker telephone ... or perhaps on your own home or cell phone if you don't have a DUI lawyer.