DUI Process in Washington

If you’ve been charged with a DUI in Washington, your case will likely follow a predictable process.  It begins with police contact.  It can either end in a dismissal, acquittal, or some form of conviction and sentence.  Although there are endless scenarios and no two cases are alike, many of the issues in a DUI case are common.  This page is designed to help walk you through a “typical” case so you can get a birds-eye view of a DUI case and understand how the process works, start to finish.