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Kirkland Felony DUI Lawyers

A felony DUI can have a major impact on a person's life due to the substantial increase in penalties associated with these more severe charges. A felony DUI conviction carries many penalties that are drastically increased due to the nature of felony allegations. In particular, a person may be required to serve out a mandatory jail sentence as a result of a conviction. Additionally, the fines associated with DUI can sharply increase with a felony DUI conviction in comparison to a misdemeanor DUI.

To discuss your rights as a defendant in a DUI case that is being prosecuted as a felony, contact the Kirkland felony DUI attorneys of Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn at 866-822-1230 today.

Felony DUI Allegations

A person may be arrested for DUI if they are found to have a BAC above 0.08, which can be determined through chemical tests and may be supported through field sobriety tests and other behavioral analyses.

If arrested, a person may be charged with felony DUI under the following circumstances:

  • They have been convicted of four or more DUIs within the past 10 years
  • They have been previously convicted of a felony DUI
  • They have been previously convicted of intoxicated vehicular assault or homicide

A felony DUI comes with significantly more severe penalties than a misdemeanor DUI, including many collateral consequences that may drastically worsen with a felony-grade charge.

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If you have been charged with felony DUI, securing experienced and committed legal defense can be critical to protecting your future. For more information regarding your options as a defendant, contact the Kirkland felony DUI lawyers of Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn by calling 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.