DUI Motions Hearing
The Purpose of a DUI Motion Hearing
After being arrested for DUI, a defendant's defense attorney will attempt to negotiate for a reduction in charges or a case dismissal. This is usually based on any procedural errors that may have occurred, including mistakes made in DUI testing. There may also be plea bargaining, which enables the defendant to plead guilty to the charges (or lesser charges) with reduced sentencing. If the case does not resolve at this point, the defense attorney will file motions to suppress evidence. This will result in a DUI motions hearing where the court can rule certain evidence inadmissible or dismiss the case altogether.
DUI Heroes has successfully represented hundreds of clients charged with DUI in Seattle, Lynnwood, Snohomish County, and throughout Washington State. As a team of knowledgeable litigators, we can provide aggressive representation at your DUI motions hearing. We search for any weaknesses in the prosecution's case to fight for getting your charges minimized or dismissed altogether. We work smart and hard for each of our clients to help them achieve a favorable outcome in their case.
Seattle Motion Hearing Attorney
Being convicted of a DUI can have severe consequences that will impact your life for many years to come. Having a skilled lawyer to handle a motion hearing gives you the best chance at avoiding some or all of these harsh penalties.
Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be facing:
- Court-ordered alcohol evaluation and treatment
- Mandatory alcohol/drug education and counseling
- Required attendance at a DUI victim's panel
- Vehicle impoundment
- Community service work
- Suspension of your driver's license
- Court-ordered installation of an ignition interlock device
The DUI court process involves many steps, beginning with an administrative hearing to prevent the loss of your driving privileges. Our firm can provide qualified representation every step of the way and vigorously defend your constitutional rights. If we are able, we can file a motion to suppress evidence and skillfully handle the entire motion hearing process.
Contact a Seattle lawyer at our office if you have been charged with DUI to have your case reviewed and to discuss your legal and defense options.