Arrested for DUI in Washington State?
Call a Snohomish County DUI Attorney for a FREE Consult: (888) 252-1961
There is nothing more terrifying than finding yourself in handcuffs for
DUI. If you have been charged with DUI, you need to seek the help of an
experienced Snohomish County DUI defense lawyer. I,
Mark W. Garka, established the Law Office of Mark W. Garka, PLLC on the belief that
many accused individuals are wrongfully arrested for DUI. My goal is to
help you obtain the most positive outcome possible.
DUI Procedures in King County
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI in King County, it’s
important to know how your case will likely be handled. The first question
is which court your case will be filed under and where it will be heard,
which is often determined by what law enforcement agency made your arrest.
If you were arrested by a City of Seattle Police Officer, your case will
likely be heard in Seattle Municipal Court. Kirkland Police arrests are
usually heard in Kirkland Municipal Court and Bellevue in Bellevue District
Court. Conversely, if you were arrested by a Washington State Patrol officer,
your case will likely be heard in a King County District Court, which
is located in several locations throughout the Seattle area.
Don’t remember what agency made your DUI arrest? Check your ticket
receipt, which should tell you on a line at the bottom of the document.
If the “arresting agency” line reads “Washington State
Patrol” (or, more often, “WSP”), or the King County
Sheriff’s Office (“KCSO”), then your case will likely
be headed for King County District Court.
As your DUI attorney, I can handle cases in any of these courts, and am
familiar with the procedures and requirements of each one. Call my office
for a consultation today.
I can assist you with the following kinds of DUI-related issues:
Arrested and don’t know what to do next? Call me at (888) 252-1961 to request a
free case consultation!
Challenging Incriminating DUI Evidence in Bothell, WA & Local Areas
As your DUI attorney in Snohomish County, you can feel at ease in knowing
that your DUI matter is in the hands of a lawyer with a 10.0 Superb Avvo
Rating. During my legal career, which spans more than a decade, I have
handled hundreds of DUI cases. As a former prosecutor, I know what it
takes to protect the rights of my clients, regardless of the severity
of the charges being made against them.
With my help, we can file motions to suppress incriminating evidence, such
as field sobriety test results and witness testimonials. I am also qualified
to perform Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFTS) by NHTSA standards,
which means I know exactly how these tests are conducted and its flaws.
This can prove to be instrumental when challenging any evidence brought
Learn more about your rights and options on my
Frequently Asked Questions page.
Don't let your DUI ruin your life! Call me to learn more.
No matter how hopeless your case may seem, don't give up hope. With
so much on the line, you owe it to yourself to at least attempt to defend
yourself from such a serious charge. I will do everything in my power
to help you walk away from this experience with a clean record.
Take steps towards protecting your driving rights by
contacting my office immediately.