Seattle DUI Attorney

Experienced DUI Attorneys Serving Seattle & Surrounding Areas

Michelle Dellino – Top Rated Avvo

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can be a very traumatic experience.  Being pulled over while driving or being stopped at a Seattle area DUI checkpoint and being subjected to field sobriety tests is stressful enough.  But, if you fail the field sobriety tests and are handcuffed and taken to jail and charged with DUI is not only traumatic, but can have life changing consequences if you are convicted of DUI.  Our experienced Seattle DUI attorneys are experienced DUI lawyers and have successfully represented numerous clients who have been arrested for DUI in the Seattle area.

Our Seattle criminal defense attorneys will investigate all aspects of your DUI arrest and they will formulate the best possible legal strategy to have the DUI charges reduced or even dismissed if possible.  However, we cannot help unless you call our experienced Seattle DUI attorneys to discuss your specific situation.

Personalized Seattle DUI Defense

Our law firm prides itself on providing personalized legal services to all of our clients.  We want you to feel comfortable working with our DUI lawyers, so we take the time to discuss the details of your DUI arrest and we will provide an honest opinion of how we can help.  Having one of our dedicated DUI lawyers representing you in your DUI defense can alleviate a lot of the stress you will be feeling after being arrested for DUI.  Knowing that our experienced DUI attorneys are working to ensure all of you legal rights are protected and fighting to have your charges reduced or even dismissed can lift a very heavy weight off of your shoulders.

Common DUI Related Questions

  • What is the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in Washington?
    The BAC legal limit in Washington for individuals over 21 is .08%.  Washington does have a zero-tolerance law meaning anyone under the age of 21 will be charged with DUI for a BAC greater than .02%.  The commercial BAC limit in Washington is .04%.  Anyone found to have a BAC higher than these limits will be charged with DUI in the state of Washington.
  • Am I required to take a field sobriety test or chemical test in Washington?
    Field sobriety tests are VOLUNTARY in Washington.
  • If I’m convicted of DUI in Washington will I lose my drivers license?
    Yes, license suspension or revocation will occur if you are convicted of DUI in Washington.  The duration of a suspension varies by the type of DUI offense in the state of Washington.
  • If I’m convicted of DUI in Washington will I have to use an ignition interlock device?
    Yes, Washington DUI laws require the use of ignition interlock devices upon a DUI conviction.
  • Will I go to jail if I’m convicted of a DUI in Washington?
    Yes, If convicted of a DUI offense in Washington you may face 24 hours to a year in jail.

These are significant charges and you should not try to tackle them without experienced counsel to advise you appropriately and advocate on your behalf.