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Driving With a DUI/DWI Suspended or Revoked License

When you have been convicted of a DUI offense or been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, one of the possible consequences is the suspension or revocation of your driver's license. For a period of time and under terms specified by the judge who oversees the matter you will not be legally permitted to operate a motor vehicle. The decision to defy this order can have serious repercussions and may result in the introduction of additional penalties, even if you were not driving while intoxicated under the suspension.

We understand that it can be difficult to carry out the course of your normal social and professional life without being able to drive yourself from place to place. Skilled and experienced legal representation can help you obtain a more favorable outcome if you are facing the imposition of further penalties for driving with a license that was suspended or revoked for a prior DUI offense. Contact the Seattle DUI defense lawyers of the Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn Law Firm at 1-866-822-1230.

Possible Consequences

To fully appreciate the potential effects of an uncontested charge for driving with a suspended or revoked license, you need to be aware of the legal consequences that you may be facing. Though the following list is not exhaustive, these are some of the possible outcomes:

  • Gross misdemeanor with up to 1 year incarceration
  • A fine of up to $5,000
  • 1 additional year of license suspension
  • Up to 7 years of license revocation if deemed a habitual offender

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Let us help you to get back on the road legally, sooner. Contact the Seattle DUI defense lawyers of the Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn Law Firm at 1-866-822-1230 today.

Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn

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Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn is known throughout Washington and the nation for representing all of its clients with commitment, creativity and compassion. We recognize how devastating a DUI charge can be, particularly when our clients learn how incredibly tough Washington's DUI laws have become, even for a first-time offender.

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If you need a DUI defense attorney in Seattle, Bellevue, or King County, contact us today to find out why respect for our clients, a passion for justice, and our commitment to winning have earned each of us the highest honor a member of the bar can receive from our colleagues – their referrals.