Experienced in defending people involved in drunk driving accidents and DUI / DWI arrests
A "driving under the influence" charge, known as DUI or DWI, carries major penalties in Washington State. Being charged with a DUI can have a lasting impact on your driving record, affecting your insurance rates and your ability to maintain a commercial driver's license. Additionally, it establishes a criminal record that can be found in background checks when applying for jobs, renting an apartment, applying for credit or making a major purchase. It is critical to have an experienced Tacoma DUI lawyer on your side in court.
Hiring an experienced Tacoma DUI attorney is critical
Being charged with a drunk driving or DUI crime tarnishes your record and can influence:
- Outcome for additional driving offenses
- Insurance rates
- Credit score
- Future employment
A DUI can even lead to driver license revocation and serving jail time, devastating your ability to earn an income and take care of your family.
The laws pertaining to DUI and DWI are constantly changing, so it is very important to hire an attorney that specializes in and keeps curent with the latest updates to drunk driving laws in the state of Washington.
Tacoma criminal defense attorneys Harry Steinmetz, Ned Jursek and their staff understand that everyone makes mistakes. They do not judge you by your legal problems. They strive to help every client who contacts the law firm for legal representation.
Contact J&S Law Offices in Tacoma at (253) 272-4575 as soon as you are arrested for a DUI. It could mean the difference between a clean record and one that prevents you from living your life to its fullest.