Being arrested for DUI in Washington is a criminal offense with serious consequences. If you have been charged with DUI, you need to act quickly because it is likely you will appear in Ferndale Municipal Court within only a few days of the arrest. This is one of the many reasons you need professional legal guidance from qualified DUI defense lawyers. The Whatcom County criminal defense lawyers at The Law Firm of David N. Jolly are experienced drunk driving defense attorneys who will protect your rights and seek the best possible result for your case.
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The Ferndale DUI attorneys in Whatcom County from the Law Firm of David N. Jolly handle DUI cases and are considered some of the best in the State of Washington. If you have been arrested for DUI contact one of the Whatcom County DUI lawyers today at The Law Firm of David N. Jolly for a complimentary consultation to talk about your DUI arrest and what can be done to improve your situation and not be convicted of DUI.
People love to make fun of the Ferndale Municipal Court because the building is so bad. Yes it is. It is a horrible and antiquated building that should be replaced. However, it is still a serious court with serious penalties a serious prosecutor and a serious Judge. This is why you need a serious defense to a serious offense. Call us today for a free consultation.
Following your arrest for DUI in Ferndale the officer should provide you with a Department of Licensing Hearing Request form. This form must be sent to the DOL within 7 days of your arrest with a check for $375. You must send this in or your license will be suspended 30 days following your arrest for DUI. Learn more by looking at our page dedicated to the licensing process.
Penalties for a conviction of DUI are severe. Such penalties include jail, fines, probation, license suspension and an ignition interlock license - to start! Avoiding the DUI means avoiding the majority of these penalties and this is precisely why we fight hard for our clients. Please contact us so we can discuss your case and give you our professional opinions on your case, for free!
Avoiding probation is best is it keeps your costs down and reduces your future liability. However, the unfortunate reality is that all courts in Whatcom County love probation. There are some things you can do during the pending case that might either eliminate or reduce probation. Call us to find out what these are.
The ignition interlock may be mandatory if you are convicted of DUI, do the deferred prosecution program or have a prior DUI arrest. If this is you, understanding the ignition interlock device and how it works in then incredibly important. Violations while using this device can cause additional time with the device or even jail.
It is more than likely that the City of Ferndale police officer left you in the good hands of the Whatcom County Jail staff at the conclusion of the DUI process. If this is so, you will most likely want to get out of jail as soon as possible. If bail is set and it is simply too expensive, contact a Whatcom County Bail Bonds company.
The Ferndale DUI attorneys at The Law Firm of David N. Jolly are committed to helping their clients through the most difficult of times. The Firm's focus is criminal defense and The Law Firm of David N. Jolly feels that extensive preparation, thorough investigation and an effective courtroom presentation make for a winning Washington DUI defense. Many cases that initially seem impossible are defeated after thorough investigation, study, research and effort. The Law Firm of David N. Jolly will discuss your legal options and give you a roadmap of your individual case - for free! They will then draft the best defense strategy for you and your case.
The Law Firm of David N. Jolly is located in the heart of Whatcom County and will utilize every defense strategy to improve your case defeat the charge. We are experienced and knowledgeable and with the Ferndale DUI Lawyers at The Law Firm of David N. Jolly, you have the best chance of a superior outcome.
We fight to win. We serve to protect. If you want an experienced firm to handle every aspect of your Driving while under the Influence case, you have come to the right place. Call our offices today for a free consultation with a Ferndale DUI attorney.
Being charged with Driving while under the Influence in Washington is a very serious matter. The consequences are monumental and will change your life. This is precisely why it is so important to hire the best Ferndale DUI attorney to represent you in court and at the Department of Licensing Hearing. A conviction for DUI in Washington can have devastating consequences. Such penalties may include mandatory jail, a license suspension, the installation of an ignition interlock device, a DUI victim panel, SR 22 insurance and extraordinarily high fines. With these in mind it is very important to have a DUI attorney who is experienced and understands who to challenge the evidence against you.
At the Law Firm of David N. Jolly, our firm is dedicated to defending our clients who arrested and subsequently charged with the crime of DUI. Our goal is always to obtain through negotiation and litigation the very best results possible for our clients. If you have been arrested for DUI let our firm help you through this difficult time.
Despite the stress of the charge and the accusation of a crime you must never forget that you are innocent until proven guilty. Further, the burden of proof rests on the Ferndale prosecuting attorney and they must prove you are guilty of the DUI beyond a reasonable doubt in order to earn a conviction. It is our role as Ferndale DUI attorneys to challenge evidence and attempt to suppress evidence such as the arrest, field sobriety tests and the breath of blood tests. The more evidence that is either suppressed or questionable the more likely you case will result in an amendment to a lesser charge or a dismissal of the charges. Your case starts with a call to one of our Ferndale DUI lawyers at (360) 734-3847.
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Ferndale, WA 98248
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Bellingham, WA 98225
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Bellingham, WA 98225
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