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The moving violations that I represent clients on are: DUI, Physical control, Vehicular homicide, Vehicular assault, Reckless driving, Racing, Embracing, Hit and run (injury, death, or occupied vehicle), Attempting to elude a police vehicle, Driving while driving privilege suspended or revoked, Reckless endangerment of roadway workers, Driver under twenty-one driving or being in physical control of a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol, Driving or in physical control of commercial motor vehicle while having alcohol in system, Open container violation (driver), Negligent driving in the first degree, Negligent driving in the second degree, Hit and run (unattended vehicle or property), Disobey road sign, Disobey signalman, officer, or firefighter, Disobey school patrol, Speed too fast for conditions, Speed in excess of maximum limit, Speeding in a school zone, Failure to stop, Failure to yield right of way, Failure to keep to the right, Wrong way on a one-way street or rotary traffic island, Improper lane change or travel, Straddling or driving over centerline, Driving on the wrong side of the road, Crossing divider, Improper entrance to or exit from freeway, High occupancy vehicle lane violation, Improper overtaking or passing, Passing stopped school bus, Passing stopped private carrier bus, Following to closely, Following fire apparatus, Crossing fire hose, Driving on sidewalk, Driving through safety zone, Driving with wheels off roadway, Impeding traffic, Improper turn, Prohibited turn, Failure to signal or improper signal, Improper backing, Unlawful operation of motorcycle on roadway, Reckless endangerment, Failure to maintain control, Violation of license restriction(s), Violation of instruction permit restrictions, Violation of out-of-service order, Obstructed vision or control, Carrying persons or animals outside of vehicle, Carrying passenger in towed vehicle, Coasting on downgrade, Violation of child restraint requirements, Carrying child under the age of five years old on motorcycle, Carrying passenger improperly on motorcycle, No helmet, goggles, mirrors, windshield or face shield, Motorcycle handlebars above maximum height, Operating moped on freeway or sidewalk, Illegal, improper, defective, or missing vehicle equipment, Driving without lights, Failure to dim lights, Operating motorcycle without lights, No lamp, reflector, or flag on extended load, Unnecessary noise, Wearing earphones or viewing television in vehicle, Permitting illegal vehicle operation, Failure to secure load, Spilling load, Improper towing.
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Top Traffic Ticket Questions

1.  What does this really cost?  Most infractions are handled for a flat fee of $199.  If you have more than one then call for a price quote.  All billing questions are answered before I even begin.  You can even download our contract and review it ahead of time.

2.  Can I really beat my ticket?  Yes.  It is easy to get stuck in the idea that the Judge will just believe the officer and fighting a ticket is a waste of time.  The reality, however, is different.  Just like you, the State has to follow the law and violations will lead to dismissal of your ticket.  When you are issued a ticket, it is for a specific violation of the law.  By carefully reviewing that law and the facts of your case, we can sometimes discover defenses that you did not realize were there.

3.  Will it cost me more if I lose a Contested Hearing?  No!  You have a right to demand that the State prove the allegation against you.  The fine will NOT be higher if you request a Contested Hearing and lose.  Since I will waive (give up) my fee if I cannot either beat your ticket outright or get it reduced or deferred for you, you have no downside risk.

4.  Can I talk with you before I hire you?  Yes.  I offer a free initial consultation - take advantage of it.

5.  If my ticket is less than $199, is it worth it to hire an attorney?  It depends.  The fine listed on your ticket is only part of the cost you pay.  The other part comes in the form of higher insurance rates.  Contact you insurance agent and ask them what effect your ticket will have on the rates you pay.  I came across an interesting article by Chris Soloman where he said that even a $50 speeding ticket can end up costing you thousands.  You can read his article and decide for yourself whether it is worth it to fight your ticket.

6.  How do I get started?  Follow the link How to Get Started and download the Client Information and Client Contract.  This document has instructions on sending in your ticket and how to hire me.  If you have any questions or concerns, call or email me.  I'd be glad to talk with you.
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Disclaimer: Traffic Infraction or other driving defense information presented on this site should not be considered formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case. Please contact a Washington State driving defense lawyer or attorney for a free initial consultation. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of Washington.

My driving defense law firm serves the following Western Washington communities, among others: Island County, Snohomish County, Skagit County, Alderwood, Arlington, Bellingham, Brier, Darrington, Edgewood, Edmonds, Everett, Gold Bar, Granite Falls, Index, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Tulalip, Mukilteo, Silvana, Smokey Point, Snohomish, Stanwood, Sultan, Woodway, Burlington, Clearlake, Concrete, Hamilton, La Conner, Lyman, Marbelmount, Mount Vernon, Sedro Wooley, Lake Forest Park
, South Whidbey.

I also serve the following Zip Codes: 98011, 98012, 98020, 98021, 98026, 98033, 98034, 98036, 98037, 98043, 98046, 98052, 98072, 98082, 98087, 98201, 98203, 98204, 98205, 98206, 98207, 98208, 98213, 98223, 98239, 98241, 98249, 98251, 98252, 98253, 98223, 98224, 98225, 98226, 98227, 98228, 98229, 98256, 98258, 98259, 98270, 98271, 98272, 98273, 98274, 98275, 98282, 98287, 98290, 98291, 98292, 98293, 98294, 98296
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