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Holidays and DUI Enforcement

Holidays offer a break from the normal routine and often involve spending time with friends and family members that one might not typically have an opportunity to see. This combination of circumstances can create a relaxed atmosphere in which actions that would normally seem to be unacceptable are permitted. Often, these gatherings may involve the consumption of alcohol, and in a state of impairment a motorist may choose to get behind the wheel of an automobile while intoxicated. This is always a dangerous decision, but it is particularly poor during holiday times because law enforcement officials regularly escalate their DUI enforcement efforts to counter the expected rise in drunk driving.

If you have been arrested for DUI after a holiday party or barbecue then it is important that you contact a skilled and experienced attorney as soon as possible. Contact the Seattle DUI defense lawyers of Cowan Kirk at 866-822-1230 to begin taking the steps necessary to ensure that your legal rights are protected.

Dangerous Days for DUI

Driving under the influence of alcohol should never be regarded as an acceptable action, but it is especially self-destructive when there is an expectation that stricter enforcement will be present. Year after year, the following times prove to be among the most dangerous days on the road due to DUI drivers:

  • Thanksgiving holiday weekend
  • Christmas and Christmas Eve
  • New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day weekend
  • Memorial Day weekend
  • Super Bowl Sunday

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Our professional commitment is to helping those individuals who have been arrested for DUI to protect their freedom, their license, and their rights. Contact the Seattle DUI defense lawyers of Cowan Kirk today at 866-822-1230 to learn how we can help you.

Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn

Cowan Kirk 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.