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Jail Sentence? There are Options

Posted Friday, July 5, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

Convictions for Driving Under the Influence carry mandatory jail time in Washington State and there is always the possibility that you will be ordered to serve jail or some alternative to jail for any criminal conviction. Here are some other “jail… read more

“Deadliest Catch” Case Dismissed

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

A great outcome for my client Captain Sig Hansen of the show “Deadliest Catch” as a judge dismissed a case of assault in Seattle Municipal Court today. Under the terms of an agreement we drafted last year, Sig completed specific conditions for the court… read more

Recall of Blood Vials Could Effect DUI Cases

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

Testing blood for alcohol or drugs in Washington state requires use of pre-packaged blood testing kits manufactured and provided to police agencies throughout the state. However, the manufacturer of these blood testing kits just issued a recall for… read more

Stopped for a DUI? This is What to Expect

Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

Many cases for Driving Under the Influence begins with a regular traffic stop but ends up as a full blown DUI investigation. When this happens, police officers normally request a person perform Standardized Field Sobriety Tests to determine whether they… read more

Take All Misdemeanor Charges Seriously

Posted Friday, June 14, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

Misdemeanor charges are less serious then felony offenses but the consequences can be just as serious in the real world if not handled properly by an experienced attorney. Gross misdemeanors are punishable by up to a year in jail and fines up to… read more

The DUI Process in Washington

Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

I have represented folks charged with Driving Under the Influence from all walks of life, and I understand being arrested and cuffed can be a very frightening experience. So, what should you do if you have been accused of Driving Under the Influence… read more

But Is It a Uniform?

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

When is a police uniform a “uniform” when running from the police officers? This somewhat odd question was the specific issue in the recent appeal of Michael Connors, who challenged his conviction of “Attempting to Elude a Police Officer.” In his appeal… read more

Over the Legal Limit of .08? There is Hope

Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

A Washington driver may be found guilty of Driving Under the Influence in several ways. For an alcohol-based case, a person may be found guilty if a jury determines a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was .08 or above within two hours of driving. With… read more

Negligent Driving in the First and Second Degrees

Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

There are two types of “negligent driving” offenses in Washington state law but with huge differences between the two laws. The main difference is “Negligent Driving in the First Degree” is a criminal offense while “Negligent Driving in the Second Degree”… read more

You Can Unlock But Not Start That Vehicle

Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Andrew Charles Huff

A great dismissal today in Seattle Municipal Court of a Physical Control case involving some new automobile security features and whether a person could unlock a vehicle but not actually start the engine. Client walked back to his truck to sleep while… read more

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