Please give our Burlington DUI attorneys a call immediately following an arrest for DUI. The crime of drunk driving in Washington is called Driving Under the Influence or DUI. It is a very serious charge that could result in both immediate penalties and long-term consequences. The entire process is unsettling, confusing and emotionally scarring. You will not face any compassion in the court system and most particularly from the Burlington police officers and prosecutor.
The Law Firm of David N. Jolly practices criminal law, with an almost exclusive focus on drunk driving defense. Skagit County DUI Attorney David N. Jolly has handled more than 5,000 WA DUI cases during his more than fifteen years of practice. He has taken more than 100 cases to a jury trial. That kind of court and trial experience could make a difference in the outcome of your Skagit County DUI case. Attorney David N. Jolly is a member of the State Bar of Washington, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has attended the Washington Public Defender Trial Skills Academy and participated in an Advanced Cross Examination Course at the National Criminal Defense College.
Court comes fairly quickly following an arrest in Burlington for DUI. Being prepared should be your highest priority. Once in court the Judge has the ability to impose immediate and strict conditions of release. These penalties occur before the case has even been resolved but may include bail, an ignition interlock device, a SCRAM bracelet or probation. Call us so we can prepare you.
Your ability to drive is immediately compromised following your arrest for DUI. You only have 7 days to file an appeal of a pending license suspension, a license suspension that will take affect 30 days after your arrest. Please take a detailed look at our licensing page for more information or better yet, give our office a call for a free consultation.
Being convicted of driving under the influence in Washington will result in financial penalties, the loss of your driving privilege, the installation of an ignition interlock device and jail - yes, mandatory jail. The penalties for Washington DUI change frequently, making it even more important to hire an experienced and qualified Burlington criminal defense attorney like David N. Jolly.
Burlington probation is run though the Skagit County probation office. With all due respect to the Skagit County probation department, it is best to avoid lengthy and expensive probation and we can show how.
If you are required to have the ignition interlock device, it will cause you problems. They just do! The problems are that such issues may cause you greater legal hardships. Please call us for a detailed handout.
Bail Bonds companies can help you get out of jail faster and cheaper should you be incarcerated after your Burlington DUI arrest or are picked up on a warrant if you missed a court date. If this happens, check with a local company first.
Appearing in Burlington Municipal Court following an arrest is intimidating and frightening. Such an appearance does not equate to guilt. In fact the case has only begun and it is the job of the Burlington prosecutor to prove you are guilty. Burlington DUI Lawyer David N. Jolly believes that the constitutional right of innocent before proven guilty is the perfect place to start a case. During a case the law firm’s attorneys will challenge evidence, all evidence, including but definitely not limited to analyzing the maintenance records of breath and blood testing equipment, interrogate the police officer's work and look for errors in the report and breaches in police procedure and policy. The goal is simple and that is to demand the State of Washington or City of Burlington meet its burden of proving guilt. If it cannot prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt on every element of the charge, the result is that charges could be reduced or your case dismissed.
Burlington WA DUI Lawyer David N. Jolly offers a free consultation including a thorough review of your case. He or one the other attorneys will discuss your legal options, deadlines to be aware of, how to beat your charge, and of course their fees for representation. To schedule a meeting, call (360) 336-8722 and one of our Skagit County DUI lawyers will talk to you immediately. Phones are answered day or night.
The Skagit County Burlington DUI Attorneys at the Law Firm of David N. Jolly represent and defend those charged with driving under the influence in Burlington and all of Skagit County. DUI Lawyers are plentiful in the area and many good ones at that, but you owe it to yourself to retain the best attorneys to ensure the most positive outcome in your case.
Following an arrest for DUI things might indeed seem difficult, however it is important to remember that you are presumed innocent until proven guilty - even in the City of Burlington. An experienced Washington DUI lawyer can help you immediately and can begin a path of success. If you want your rights preserved and the opportunity to beat the charges it is critical that you immediately contact a qualified DUI defense attorney.
When we sit down with you to work on your case, we will draw on a number of resources to give you the absolute best chance of success. We will examine the details of your arrest and the police reports for any inconsistencies or irregularities. If there is a weakness in the prosecution’s case we may be able to secure a plea bargain early in the process, which would mean you don’t even have to go to court. We are also familiar the with strategies of every judge and the personalities of all the arresting officers, with experience stretching across hundreds of cases over decades.
If you’ve been charged with drunk driving, The Law Firm of David N. Jolly wants to be your Burlington DUI lawyer. Washington doesn’t go easy on drunk drivers but we want to see you get an outcome you can live with.
Burlington Municipal Court
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Burlington, WA 98233
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Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
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