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Overhearing Your Constitutional Rights Being Violated.

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

You've had it happen. On the bus, in a restaurant, by that mustached voyeur in a bar–the eavesdropping epidemic. This affliction occurs every time a person sits a little bit too close and listens a little bit to hard to a conversation that is none of their concern. The prevalence of officious int...

Does Seattle Turn a Blind Eye to Marijuana Possession?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Below is a story published in The Stranger detailing the large amount of first-time nonviolent marijuana possession defendants who are taken into custody. Many believe that Seattle's recent move to make possession of marijuana (under 40 grams) a civil infraction, which was struck down, indicates ...

Are the Field Sobriety Tests Truly Voluntary?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

You are compelled to stop by the flashing red-lights in your rear view mirror and have moments to make decisions that will impact your life in a significant manner. Before the officer approaches with requests you are not sure if you should grant. Please take time to read about the law and positio...

What Is An Ignition Interlock Device (IID)?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

An ignition interlock device is a system installed in an individual's car after they are convicted of DUI. The device requires the individual to blow into the system before allowing the car to start and is available for those who have been convicted of DUI, but still need to use a car to get to w...

A Drunk Minor And A Wrecked Car.

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

A mother lends car to her daughter (minor) to drive. The daughter let her friend another (minor) friend to drive the car. The friend was drunk and wrecked the car. Who is responsible for paying? The facts are unclear to determine who is responsible for the collision. It could be all of them or j...

New office in Tacoma

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are excited to let you know that we have expanded. The Law office of Raymond W. Ejarque has now a second location in Tacoma, WA. Our address: 1201 Pacific Avenue #600 Tacoma WA 98402. The Law offices Raymond W. Ejarque offers free and private consultations so give us a call at 253-592-6049 o...

Challenging your BAC results

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Attorney Raymond Ejarque lead a seminar in March at the DUI conference called “Strategies in Defending DUI Cases in Washington” in Seattle on “Challenging your BAC results.” This included a discussion on how to read the Database Discovery Report and Use it to your advantage. Attorney Ejarque off...

What if I blow below a .08 in Washington State?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

First of all, the fact that you blew below the legal limit within two hours of driving puts you in a very good position to challenge your case. Much of your case's success would be based on this other evidence. For example, if you performed well on the field tests and/or you were not displaying ...

Taking Good Notes

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

When you are being charged with a DUI in Seattle, it is important to remember what happened when you got stopped by the officer. When the earliest opportunity comes, write down what happened during your field test, at the station, and any other information you can remember that can help your case...

DOL Hearing fee increased to $375

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

On October 1, 2012 the Department of Licensing raised its hearing fee from $200 to $375.  This fee increase will certainly have its effects.  For many people struggling in this tough economy this may mean forgoing the administrative hearing altogether due to the cost.  There is a DUI Indigent Wai...

What Happens if My Driver’s License is Punched?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you were arrested for a DUI an officer may have hole-punched your driver's license. If your license has been punched this means the officer has reported your DUI arrest to the Department of Licensing (DOL). The hole in your license represents that the license will expire within the next 60 day...

What is a Deferred Prosecution?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a person is charged with a DUI they have the option of handling it through a Deferred Prosecution. You may only use a Deferred Prosecution once in your life. Deferred Prosecutions are meant for those suffering from alcoholism and who believe that their alcoholism caused the behavior leading...

Pulled over for a DUI but not charged?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was pulled over in Seattle and accused by a police officer of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) but I wasn't charged. What does this mean? Can I still drive? What happens next? A person can be pulled over and arrested for a DUI without being charged upon release. In other words, the officer ha...

4th of July DUI Crackdowns

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Law enforcement will be stepping up their efforts this Fourth of July by targeting Seattle's high drinking areas and their surrounding roads.  In addition to the 4th of July the Seattle International Beer Festival is also taking place this weekend.  So if you know that you'll be drinking this wee...

I was arrested for DUI, and the officer said that I had a right to speak to an attorney. What happens if someone decides to exercise this right?

Posted by Raymond Ejarque | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Being arrested for a DUI is scary, especially if you have never been through the criminal justice system before. After you've been arrested, it is your right to speak to an attorney before talking to police officers. Speaking to an attorney may not only help you make informed decisions about your...

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