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If you are charged with a DUI, or expect DUI charges to be filed against you, Dan can help. DUI is a serious offense that carries both administrative and criminal penalties. In order to understand these penalties and the criminal process, you should consult with an attorney.

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DUI FAQ

You should consult with an attorney immediately after your arrest. There are several issues that need to be addressed right away. In cases involving a breath test above the legal limit, the Department of Licensing (DOL) will initiate an action to suspend the driver’s license.

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Pretrial Conference

After you are arraigned, your case is assigned to a judge. This is a critical time. In some cases, it may be advisable to exercise an affidavit of prejudice to have your case reassigned to a different judge. Every defendant is entitled to one affidavit of prejudice but the affidavit must be exercised in a timely fashion.

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Motion Hearings

If the defense attorney decides to raise any legal issues regarding the case, the attorney will file a motion brief and set a motion hearing.

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Charged – What to Expect?

In most cases, once you have been arrested for DUI, you will either be released into the custody of a friend or relative or booked into jail.

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What Do I Do if I Get a DUI in Washington

Laws vary from state to state, but what do I do if I get a DUI in Washington? While some state laws might differ slightly, laws on driving under the influence are fairly similar.

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US Supreme Court Rules that In DUI Cases, No Warrant Is Needed to Take a Driver’s Breath Sample. However, No Blood Can Be Taken without A Warrant.

The landscape of DUI law changes on a daily basis. The US Supreme clarified some outstanding issues in its most recent DUI ruling pertaining to DUI law. In Birchfield v. North Dakota (DUI Law), the court consolidated the appeals of three drivers into one case. The first driver, Birchfield refused to allow his blood to be drawn after an arrest for DUI.

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Conviction Stemming from An Unlawful Detention

The US Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man that resulted from an unlawful police encounter. While investigating a residence for suspected narcotics activity, an officer detained a man later identified as Strieff that had exited the house and walked to a nearby convenience store.

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