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If you have been charged with drunk driving, you need an experienced DUI attorney to protect you from the serious consequences of a conviction. A DUI or DWI can have serious consequences. You need aggressive representation to prevent license suspension, restriction or revocation of driving privileges. Underage and commercial drivers face even more severe consequences.

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We provide dedicated and cost-effective representation to all of our clients and remain committed to every case until we get results. Our experienced DUI lawyers will be diligent in gathering information so that we can present the facts of your case and defend your charge. Our attorneys can assist you with any of the following DUI matters:

  • Underage DUI
  • DUI in a commercial vehicle
  • Misdemeanor and felony
  • License suspension
  • DOL (Washington Department of Licensing) hearings

We believe in standing up for liberty and helping individuals charged by the government protect their rights and challenge unfounded claims. It is important for us to provide each of our clients with the counseling and legal guidance they need to make important decisions about their case.

Our attorneys will take every step to ensure that every defense is explored fully before entering into any plea agreement. At trial we will defend our clients vigorously and use our experience and skill to get every client results. We have ongoing relationships with top experts and can collect the necessary information related to your breathalyzer, blood test, or field test to ensure accuracy in determining probable cause.

A DUI can affect your EMPLOYMENT and FINANCIAL SECURITY. Our attorneys will help you protect your rights. Contact our law offices before it is too late to make certain defenses. Once you are charged, you have 7 days to request a hearing or your license will automatically be suspended or revoked. Contact a lawyer today.

If Stopped For DUI

  • Ask for a confidential phone call with an attorney immediately.
  • Show your driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance.
  • Invoke your right to remain silent and refuse to answer any questions.
  • Behave courteously.
  • Ask to be released to obtain an independent blood test.

Do Not

  • Agree to take a breath, blood or urine test until calling and talking with an attorney!
  • Answer questions, admit anything, or agree to be videotaped.
  • Take any eye or physical tests.
  • Try to talk your way out or be rude.

*The above Do’s and Don’t’s apply to most situations, but not all.

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DUI Defenses

Most people believe it is impossible to defend against a DUI charge. However, there are several defenses to a DUI charge and with an experienced DUI attorney a favorable outcome is very real. Some possible DUI defenses, include:

  • No reasonable suspicion for the stop
  • No actual physical control of the vehicle
  • No probable cause for the arrest
  • Denial of right to counsel
  • Inaccurate breath testing machine
  • Retrograde extrapolation of blood alcohol content level

Contact Bellingham’s Top-Rated Criminal Defense Lawyer Today!

  • 360-392-2816
  • 114 W. Magnolia Street, Suite 437
    Bellingham, WA 98225

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