Vancouver DUI Lawyer
The charge of DUI is one of the most complex and technical areas of criminal law. Fighting the charge requires a DUI lawyer with a keen understanding of how the court process works and how to fight it. At Carley Legal Services, we have successfully handled thousands of criminal cases for our clients, and can help you. Tom takes the time to go over the case with you, investigate your case, explain your options, and set you up in the best possible position for a positive resolution. We provide professional, practical and effective representation at an affordable cost.
When you are charged with a DUI, consult with a skilled legal professional before proceeding any further. The consequences of a DUI conviction can be dire – resulting in jail time, license suspension, high risk SR-22 insurance, instillation of an ignition interlock device, alcohol counseling, and thousands of dollars in court costs. Do not plead guilty to a DUI before talking to an attorney with experience in fighting this charge.
When hiring an attorney, you need a professional that actively keeps up with the changes in the law and is experienced in handling the complex legal issues related to:
- The initial police stop of your vehicle
- The decision to arrest
- Field sobriety tests
- Miranda rights
- Search and seizure issues
- Challenging BAC results and refusals to blow
- Department of Licensing issues
- Suspended Licenses
- Ignition Interlock Devices
- Deferred Prosecution
- Reduction of charges
- Sentencing Guidelines
- Probation Hearings
We understand the unique and finer aspects of each DUI, and offer honest and practical advice how best to proceed on your charge. We understand when is the smartest time to settle, and when a case needs to go to trial. We offer a free consultation to discuss your case. If you have been charged with a DUI, contact us today. (360) 726-3571.
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