Felony DUI in Snohomish County
Defense from a Proven Bothell DUI Attorney
In most cases, a DUI offense is considered a gross misdemeanor. However,
as outlined in RCW46.61.502(6), there are certain circumstances in which
a DUI can be considered a felony. Felony charges can be life-altering
if a conviction is reached and those accused must seek proven, seasoned
counsel if they want to put a reduction or dismissal within reach.
Law Office of Mark W. Garka, PLLC, I have been defending those accused of DUI crimes for nearly 15 years.
Over that time, I have become well-versed in this dynamic, science-based
branch of the law and know what to look for in these cases to mount a
compelling, effective defense. I understand what a difficult time this
can be for my clients and their loved ones and always endeavor to provide
them with the best legal options possible in pursuit of putting this ordeal
swiftly behind them.
Do not hesitate to start countering the charges against you.
Contact my firm at (888) 252-1961 today.
What conditions make a DUI offense a felony?
For a DUI to be considered a felony, extreme circumstances must be present.
These circumstances can based on the accused's criminal history or
details of the DUI incident in question.
A DUI is a felony in Washington when:
- The accused has four or more prior DUI offenses within the past 10 years
- The accused has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated
- The accused has been convicted of vehicular assault while intoxicated
- The accused has been convicted of an equivalent vehicular manslaughter
or assault offense in another state
Felony convictions come with serious penalties, including prison time.
For more details on what penalties you might be facing, and what can be
done to avoid them, then I invite you to contact my firm today. I am prepared
to hear your story and present to you legal options that will ensure that
you are given every favorable consideration possible.
You do not have to face this difficult time without a proven
Snohomish County DUI lawyer by your side. Contact my firm for a free, no-obligation
case evaluation today.