DUI Victim’s Impact Panel & Defensive Driving Classes

Victims Panels

Kitsap County: Go to https://www.duiimpactpanel.com or call (360) 731-5139

Thurston County: Go to Thurston County District Court Order Referrals

Seattle Municipal Court: Go to Victims Impact Panel

If you need to locate a panel in a different location than listed above, you can find the list approved by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission HERE.

Defensive Driving Classes

* Select the Washington 8 hour / level 2 class unless instructed otherwise

DUI Posts

Am I Required To Stay With My Public Defender?

When you are charged with a crime and can not afford an attorney, you may qualify for a public defender. You must qualify based on need and the court clerks will determine if you meet the financial qualifications. Even if you are assigned a public defender at Arraignment, you are never required to use a public defender. Public Defenders do not handle the DOL or Department of Licensing hearings that accompany a DUI criminal charge because the DOL hearing is a civil matter to suspend your license. If you want an attorney to handle both your DUI and your DOL hearing, you need to hire a private criminal defense attorney.

No. In fact, if you are waiting to be assigned a public defender, you are wasting valuable time. The time between arrest and Arraignment is when we get the most important things done on a case. If you hire Ryan Witt, he will have a “to do” list for you within 24 hours so you…

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Why Do We Offer A Monitoring Service?

If you were stopped or arrested for DUI or another crime but were released, you need to check with a local defense attorney about what that means for you. Many DUI and other cases are charged months or over a year later due to back up at the crime lab. You can end up with an arrest warrant if you don't get notice of the Arraignment date. Contact our law firm to learn about how we monitor those situations for a low fee.

Delay In Criminal Charging Is Common Most people are quite surprised to learn that a large percentage of criminal cases don’t get “off the ground” until many months after an incident occurred. This is even true with DUI cases. If you are alleged to have driven impaired, your blood draw may not be returned from…

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Facing a criminal charge or investigation is life-altering and there are often more devastating collateral consequences than just the possibility of being found guilty of a crime. When you delay facing the reality of a criminal charge, you increase the likelihood that those collateral consequences will impact every area of your life–your driving privileges, your job, your family, your professional license, and your freedom. Call today to set up a free consultation. If our firm is not able to take your case, we will do our best to give a good local referral.