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Feb 13

Since the beginning of 2020, Washington State Patrol has arrested 200 drivers for driving under the influence. Even with the rise of ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber, drivers are still choosing to drive under the influence. When arrested, they face severe legal penalties and consequences. read more

Nov 25

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her injuries. A hit-and-run accident like this could be charged as a Class C felony. Learn more about the penalties for a Class C felony and what to do if you leave the scene of an accident. read more

Jun 10

After striking a Washington State Patrol trooper's car on I-5 near Everett, a woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Both were fortunate they did not become another statistic to add to the alcohol-related death count for Washington State, which increased between 2016 and 2017. read more

May 20

You may know what happens when you are charged with a DUI in Seattle, but do you know the penalties for being charged with a DUI more than once? With the level of penalties you could face when charged with a subsequent DUI, it is extremely important that you speak to an experienced Seattle DUI criminal defense attorney as quickly as possible. read more

Dec 23

Because the Canadian border is so close to Seattle, many residents of the city routinely head to Canada for work and fun. However, some travelers may be shocked to find themselves detained at the border due to a Washington DUI conviction. read more

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