Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tacoma DUI Attorney: The Stormy Effects of WA State’s New BUI Laws

"Refusal to submit to a breath or blood test may result in a class 1 civil infraction carrying a fine of $1,000, charged against the defendant, on top of other statutory assessments. Should a person refuse to be tested, law enforcement may still do so by first obtaining a search warrant. When faced with a BUI, it is important that the accused immediately contact an experienced Tacoma DUI lawyer who can provide them with a capable defense and allow them to avoid the now-stiffer consequences of the offense. Several defenses may be used to argue one’s innocence in BUI cases, including improper testing procedures—such as the administration of a field sobriety test on a vessel in choppy seas."

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Insights on Theft Defense and Conviction from a Tacoma Criminal Lawyer

"When taken at face value, a misdemeanor theft or shoplifting charge doesn’t seem particularly grievous. However, any responsible criminal lawyer in Tacoma would tell you that theft charges must be taken seriously, just as we do here at the Law Offices of Kim E Hunter, PLLC, precisely because it has life-changing repercussions to it. On the surface, the consequences for getting picked up on a shoplifting or misdemeanor theft charge might look relatively light. It is possible that you may be trespassed from, or forbidden from entering, the store. If the store is in a mall, you could be trespassed from the entire mall for a year or more."

Friday, August 8, 2014

24/7 Sobriety: Solution or Hurdle for the Federal Way DUI Attorney?

"On its constitutionality, Sen. Mike Padden (R-Spokane), the project’s prime sponsor, has commented, “I don’t think we should lose focus that the primary aim [for 24/7 Sobriety] was really people that have already been convicted.” Regardless of whether the program does achieve its goal of state-wide implementation by 2017, however, if you feel that 24/7 Sobriety violates your rights, trust a competent DUI lawyer in Federal Way from established firms like the Law Offices of Kim E. Hunter to protect you using every defense available."

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

An Experienced Kent DUI Attorney Can Help Get You Out Of Hot Water

"Because blood is different, the court held, a warrant is required before it can be “searched” just as a warrant is needed for it to be “seized.” An established DUI defense lawyer in Kent from firms like the Law Offices of Kim E. Hunter would be able to use this court decision to throw out any blood test as evidence if the warrant doesn’t include it."