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Vehicular Assault DUI Heroes - Leaders in DUI Defense

Seattle Vehicular Assault Lawyer

What is Vehicular Assault?

If you were the driver of a vehicle and your reckless actions caused an accident resulting in substantial bodily harm to another person, you can be charged with vehicular assault. This includes vehicle operators driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, regardless of their level of impairment.

Vehicular Assault Penalties Washington State

Is vehicular assault considered a felony? Yes, vehicular assault is a Class B felony and punishable by:

  • Up to 5 years in prison
  • Fines of up to $10,0000
  • Alcohol evaluation and treatment (DUI)
  • Complete the Washington State Alcohol Safety Action Program (DUI)
  • Attendance at a DUI victim's panel (DUI)
  • Vehicle impoundment
  • Community service
  • Driver's license suspension
  • Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device

Vehicular Homicide Charges in WA

Penalties can be especially harsh if there is a prior history of DUI convictions. If the person that was injured dies within three years of the accident, you will be charged with vehicular homicide, a Class A felony with the potential for life imprisonment.

Vehicular assault is a serious criminal offense that can have life-long consequences if your case results in a conviction. Our founding attorney is a competent Seattle vehicular assault lawyer who has years of experience in felony and DUI cases, including vehicular assault. Our firm will ensure your case is thoroughly investigated and all possible defense options are fully explored.

Representation for Vehicular Assault Charges in WA

Crafting a strong defense in a vehicular assault case that also involves DUI charges requires extensive knowledge of police procedures and DUI testing protocols. We know how to find errors and mistakes in these areas that can be used to challenge the prosecution's case, and could result in a reduction in charges or case dismissal.

Contact a Seattle vehicular assault lawyer at the firm for qualified legal representation and a hard-hitting defense.

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