Aggravated DUI Laws in Washington State
Washington’s drunk driving laws impose harsh penalties for those convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol. The punishment can be particularly severe in cases involving aggravating factors. An accused driver may face jail time, steep fines, and a long-term suspension of his or her driver’s license. The impact of an aggravated DUI conviction can be devastating for an individual and his or her family. You may experience the effects in your professional and personal life, such as being unable to drive yourself to work or facing the financial burden of having to pay court-ordered fines and other costs. We respect how difficult this situation is for you and your loved ones. Our Tacoma-based office treats each case with the discretion and dignity we would want for a member of our own family. Below, you will find information to help you better protect your rights in the wake of a DUI arrest.