Thursday, June 12, 2014

Defend against Toughened DUI Laws with a DUI lawyer in Federal Way

"Washington State’s DUI laws are considered the “toughest in the nation” for good reason. If you get caught, you’ll have to serve a minimum of day-long to a maximum of year-long jail sentence, and pay corresponding fines with a minimum of $865.50 and a maximum of $5,000. Driver’s license will be suspended for a minimum of 90 days to a maximum of 4 years. Minimum jail time increases if there are prior offenses, if the BAC (blood alcohol content) is .15 or higher, or if the sobriety test was refused. You’ll also have to suffer the humiliation of having an ignition interlock device installed on any vehicle you drive for one year. In the event that you get caught, you still have alternative options to lower your DUI charges. People charged with DUI opt to enter a deferred prosecution program, which can be handled with assistance from an experienced Federal Way DUI lawyer like Kim E. Hunter. To qualify, the defendant must be officially diagnosed as either alcohol or drug-dependent, or in

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