Bellevue DUI Defense
Bellevue DUI lawyer Coleen St. Clair has 25 years experience with DUI cases. She is a top DUI / criminal attorney who has successfully handled thousands of DUI cases with impressive results. What clients say. Ms. St. Clair has tried hundreds of cases ranging from DUI to high profile homicides. She has a remarkable record of success, having lost only 3 cases in over 25 years of high volume criminal trial work.
Former DUI Prosecutor Defends your Bellevue DUI Charges
Ms. St. Clair is a former DUI Prosecutor who uniquely and expertly understands how to defend the Bellevue DUI charges you face. She knows how police investigate a DUI and the legal issues that surround a Bellevue DUI arrest. She will effectively examine the evidence and legal issues in your case. She knows what evidence the prosecutors need and what factors influence their decisions. She has exceptional knowledge of the local legal system and will use her extensive experience and resources to provide you your best defense to a Bellevue DUI charge. Call St. Clair Law Offices today at (206) 578-2200 . Your consultation is free.
Bellevue DUI arrest
If a driver is arrested for DUI, by a Bellevue Police Officer, within the city limits, the case will be filed into King County District Court-Bellevue Division which is located at 585 112th Ave SE. The case will be handled by the Bellevue city attorney's office.
A driver who is arrested for a Bellevue DUI will usually be released from custody at the end of the investigation. The Bellevue Police Officer will then complete his or her report and submit it to the City Attorney's office for review for filing a DUI charge. A Bellevue DUI charge is filed in the Bellevue District Court usually within one to three weeks after the arrest.
Bellevue DUI Court
When you appear in Court, the court will make a probable cause determination and set conditions of release. These will typically include “standard conditions” such as no driving without a valid license and insurance, no consumption of alcohol, no refusal of a breath or blood test, but may also include more stringent conditions such as installation of ignition interlock in any vehicle you drive.
You should contact an experienced DUI attorney as soon as possible if you have been arrested for a DUI in Bellevue. Penalties for even a first offense carry mandatory jail, license suspension, significant fines, probation for 5 years and ignition interlock requirements.
For more information about a Bellevue DUI see our DUI Defense pages or call (206) 578-2200 to discuss your case. DUI lawyer Coleen St. Clair has the experience and proven record of success to provide you your best defense to Bellevue DUI charges.