Monroe Washington DUI Attorney
DUI law firm providing proven DUI defense in all courts in the greater Seattle-Everett area.
Our firm handles all aspects of your DUI from the Washington State Department of Licensing DUI hearing (where anyone charged with DUI faces a license suspension of 90 days or more) to jury trial, and everything in between. Whether you have been arrested, charged or are simply the subject of an investigation, we can be your Monroe DUI lawyer!
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Well educated in DUI defense tactics. Mr. Lawrence obtained a law degree with a criminal practice certificate at the University of Oregon, School of Law. Trained specifically in DUI defense through Oregon Law’s hands-on DUI defense clinic, he began practicing DUI defense during law school and graduated with a firm grasp on DUI case strategy. Mr. Lawrence has been a Monroe DUI lawyer representing cases with passion ever since.
What do you do now that you have been charged?
Reading web sites and investigating background information is great and can be helpful, but nothing can substitute for a one on one conversation when you are facing a DUI charge. Expert legal advice is critical for moving forward with confidence. The sooner you do this, the better. Scott Lawrence welcomes your call. He will listen to you, understand your unique situation and give you solid direction on what to do next. Because Scott specifically services Snohomish County and Monroe for DUI convictions, he knows the legal system and is conveniently located to speak with you. Call him today at 206 453-1800.
How much time can you get for a Monroe DUI?
In Washington State a driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a gross misdemeanor offense and is punishable by up to one year in jail for the first, second or even third offense. Other penalties may include an electronic home monitoring device for up to 990 days or mandatory attendance in a 24/7 sobriety program. Since these offenses cannot be expunged from your record you owe it to yourself to know your options by consulting a Monroe DUI lawyer.
What Level of Offense is a DUI in Monroe?
First time offenses for a DUI are almost always considered a gross misdemeanor in Washington State. Multiple offenses may be classified as a felony offense if the driver has prior convictions for vehicular assault or vehicular homicide.
A gross misdemeanor is considered a minor crime but more serious than a regular misdemeanor. In Washington State gross misdemeanors include concealing the birth of a child by abortion, fraudulent removal of property, improper use of a flag, false representations concerning titles, and of course driving under the influence.
When you need a Monroe Washington DUI Attorney, you need Scott Lawrence
No matter where your infraction originated, we are there to represent you in court, including the following courts: Mill Creek, Woodway, Mukilteo, Bothell, Kirkland, Shoreline, Kenmore, Renton, Redmond, Bellevue, Seattle and more. We also provide Monroe Speeding Ticket Lawyer services