Contact Us for a Free Consultation
Se habla español
(206) 621-1554

Blog

Rules of the Road: Washington’s Lane Travel Statute

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

The Revised Code of Washington, 46.61.140(1), states that whenever a roadway has been divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for traffic the following rules in addition to all others consistent herewith shall apply: “(1) a vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a ...

Seattle Police Department DUI Squad Investigation

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

Below is a report by King 5 News featuring attorney Raymond Ejarque. For the full story and video visit: http://www.king5.com/news/TIMES–118384084.html SEATTLE – The Seattle Police Department has reassigned all but one member of its DUI squad amid an ongoing internal investigation into alleged m...

License Plate Tags for Drunk Drivers: A Wrong Turn?

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

Below is a story published on February 25, 2011, in the Wall Street Journal. For more information about this article, please visit: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704520504576162402821321860.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Darticle Washington has become the latest state to se...

I Got a DUI for Christmas

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

Long lines at the mall and Grandma's fruitcake are no longer the only things to worry about during the holiday season. With the Drive Hammered, Get Nailed campaign in place, holiday drivers ran an increased chance of being stopped and arrested for a DUI in the State of Washington. The winter Dri...

DUI in Washington State

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

Washington's DUI laws are among the toughest in the nation.  For those convicted of a DUI in Washington there are mandatory penalties which include jail time, license suspensions, fines and a ignition interlock devise requirement.  Even for a first offense it is important to obtain an experienced...

Can Charges be Reduced after my first DUI in WA State?

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

After your 1st DUI charge, it is not possible to reduce your charge even after serving a 5 year probation AND even if you your driving and criminal record is clean since your DUI charge. The chance of a reduction after pleading guilty is none.  Unfortunately, DUIs cannot be vacated (expunged). Th...

Not all DUIs are the same

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

Not all DUIs are the same. There are many factors that can affect how a driving under the influence charge may be treated. For example, a DUI that occurs on federal land (such as a national park) won't follow the same process as one that occurs on state land. Another factor is what type of subs...

Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide

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

Here is an article to share about alcohol related deaths world wide. Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drink driving, alcoh...

Estimated DUI Costs in Seattle

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

The financial cost of a DUI conviction can range as much as $5,000 or more when after the dust settles. This often includes fines, bail, increased premiums for auto insurance, legal fees, loss of income from being fired, taking days off work to attend court, and alcohol education classes that wil...

5 Answers to FAQ regarding a DUI in Seattle

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

What should I do if I have one too many beers, margaritas, or martinis before getting on the road and I get pulled over? When you're first pulled over and approached by the police officer, your cooperation and politeness will help your case positively. Attempting to deceive or disrespect the off...

Can I travel to Canada with a DUI Defense?

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

There are times when a person gets a DUI, and has to commute to Canada for work or pleasure, or has other obligations and cannot enter the country. Generally, if you have been convicted of DWI or DUI (Driving While Impaired or Driving Under the Influence) within the last ten years you will not b...

WA State DUI Sentencing GRID

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

Washington State Courts has issued an updated DUI sentencing grid. If you have been charged with a DUI, please check out the grid at http://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/content/duigrid/DUIGrid.pdf to see what the rules and regulations are and how it can affect your case. Your attorney can discuss ...

News Continues Surrounding SPD DUI Investigation

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

The Seattle Police Department released a public statement addressing the incident. Within the statement, the Department released the following information: “In mid-February 2011, Traffic Captain Belshay began to review some supervisory inconsistencies within the Traffic Section's DUI squad. Upon...

  • 2 of 3

Experiencia En Los Cortes Y Juicios

¿Sospecha que la Policia le investiga? ¿Ha sido [email protected] de haber cometido un delito criminal grave o menos grave? ¿Ha sido [email protected] Por Conducir Borracho?(DUI). ¿Desea limpiar su record criminal? No se preocupe, el Lcdo. Raymond W. Ejarque le puede ayudar.  Se Habla Español – Llamenos para Una Consulta Inicial Completamente Gratuita: (206) 621-1554. El Lcdo.…

Menu