Legal Blog

21
Oct

Is a DUI Considered a Felony?

Is a DUI Considered a Felony? Factors That Determine if Your Charges are a DUI Felony or Misdemeanor   If you were recently pulled over while driving under the influence, you may wonder just what DUI charges await you at court. Your DUI could either land on your record as a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on a number of important

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29
Jun

Can a Lawyer Get You Out of a DUI?

Being pulled over after an evening of drinking can be a humbling – and sobering – experience. And being arrested and charged with driving under the influence can quickly transform a night of fun into an expensive slog through the legal system. Can hiring a DUI attorney help you avoid a conviction or reduce the penalties you’ll be facing? Learn

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26
May

How Does a DUI Affect my Insurance?

More than 100 years ago, New Jersey created the first drunk driving law on record. Anyone caught driving while intoxicated faced a 60-day jail sentence and a $500 fine. Since then, every state has developed its own set of laws and punishments related to driving while under the influence. Of those, Washington State is one of the strictest in terms of penalties.

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29
Apr

Will My License Be Suspended For a DUI?

Arrested for a DUI? Unsure what will happen to your license? One of the top DUI attorneys in Washington State explains your options. Understandably, DUI offenders, who face a potential driver’s license suspension, worry about the ramifications. In addition to fees, court dates, and increased car insurance rates, some people are afraid they may lose their job or have to drop

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10
Apr

How Will a DUI Affect Job?

It seems that every other week brings a news story about a police officer arrested for a DUI. Yet you don’t have to be in law enforcement to find your career in shambles after an impaired driving charge, even if that charge doesn’t lead to a conviction. Here are 6 ways a DUI charge can negatively impact your career: Mandatory Termination: An

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23
Mar

How Do I Know if I Have Court During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

During these times, it is a constant unknown on whether we will have to stay at home by order of the Governor or whether you may lose your job as a result of the current world events. Here in Washington, if you have a criminal case, then you may be wondering if you’ll have to appear for your currently scheduled

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2
Mar

Do I Need a Lawyer for a First Time DUI?

Being charged with driving under the influence can carry very serious consequences: loss of license, skyrocketed insurance premiums, mandatory fees, and jail time. If this is your first drunk driving offense or your first brush with the law, you can expect an expensive path ahead of you. Which begs the question: Do you need to add an attorney to the

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30
Aug

Criminal Defense Lawyers who Handle ALL Criminal Matters

The Wood Sims Law Firm can represent you for all Misdemeanor and Felony allegations including DUI/DWI, traffic-related misdemeanors, assault cases, domestic violence cases, drug crimes, theft, and property crimes to name a few. Misdemeanor Defense Lawyers Cory Wood and Chris Sims will provide you aggressive and personal protection of your rights. Get the results you deserve with a top-notch misdemeanor

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