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Lynnwood Boating Under the Influence Lawyers

A person operating a boat or personal watercraft can be arrested if they are in violation of the legal limit for blood alcohol content. Although this process works differently than DUI, a boating under the influence, or BUI, charge can have a significant impact on a person's life. This is why it is so important for someone to have a strong legal defender to stand by their side in their time of need.

If you are facing BUI charges and need legal representation for your defense, we may be able to help you. For more information regarding your options as a defendant in a BUI case, contact the Lynnwood boating under the influence lawyers of Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn at 866-822-1230 today.

Penalties for BUI Convictions

A person who is charged with BUI can face several strict penalties if they are convicted. BUI is not usually treated with the same severity as DUI, but can become an extremely serious charge if anyone is injured or property is damaged because of the defendant's intoxicated boating. The following penalties may be sought in BUI cases:

  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Boating license restrictions
  • In cases of severe injury, jail

In addition to these penalties, a person convicted of a misdemeanor or felony can lose opportunities and rights due to a criminal conviction.

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If you have been charged with BUI, there is no time to delay seeking legal advice and representation. Contact the Lynnwood boating under the influence attorneys 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.