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How an Expert DUI Attorney Improves Your Chances of a Positive Outcome

If you’ve been charged with a DUI or DWI, employing an expert attorney in DUI law can mean the difference between years in jail and thousands of dollars in fine or being able to continue with your everyday life. Regardless of the level of DUI charge, working to clear your offense will affect your life […]


What is a Department of Licensing DUI hearing?

Hi, my name is Roger Priest with VanWa Legal PLLC and I’m a local DUI attorney in Vancouver, Washington.  Today I want to clear up an issue that often confuses my clients, which is what is an Administrative DOL hearing regarding my DUI. If you’ve ever been charged with a DUI, you were likely handed […]


Should I take Field Sobriety Tests?

Hi, i’m attorney Roger Priest with Vanwa Legal PLLC.   I’m a local dui attorney in Vancouver, Washington, and today i’m going to answer a question for you that i often hear from potential clients and my clients   “Do i need to take field sobriety tests?,” or “should i take field sobriety tests?”   There […]


Will a DUI Result in a License Suspension?

  Hi, I’m Roger Priest with VanWa Legal PLLC I’m a local defense attorney here in Vancouver, Washington. Today I’m going to answer a question that I often receive from my DUI clients which is “Am I going to have my license suspended for my DUI and is there any way to avoid it?” The […]


How Long Will My License Be Suspended if I Get a DUI?

Hi, I’m Roger Priest with VanWa Legal PLLC, and I am a local DUI attorney in Vancouver, WA. Today I’m going to answer a question for you that I often receive from my clients, which is, “How long will my license be suspended for my DUI?” The question has many answers, so depending on


Should I Take a Breath Test When Charged With DUI?

  Hi I’m Roger Priest with VanWa Legal PLLC and I am a local criminal defense attorney in Vancouver Washington. Today I’m going to answer a question I often receive from potential clients who have been arrested for a dui and that is, “Should I take the breath test?” This question often comes after a […]


Should I do Deferred Prosecution on my DUI?

Hi, I’m Roger Priest and I’m a local DUI attorney with Van Wa Legal PLLC in Vancouver, Washington and today I’m going to answer a question that I often receive from potential and current DUI clients of mine: what is deferred prosecution and should I do deferred prosecution? deferred prosecution is a program in Washington […]


Can I Get My DUI Reduced?

Hi, I’m Roger Priest, lead attorney at VanWa Legal PLLC in Vancouver Washington and here today I am here to answer a question that I hear a lot. “Can I get my DUI reduced?” While it is possible to get your DUI reduced, it is very fact specific depending on your particular case. I can […]

Boating under the influence DWI

BUI: Did You Drink and Boat?

In the state of Washington, it’s illegal to operate a boat or paddlecraft while under the influence of alcohol or marijuana. Boating under the influence is a gross misdemeanor and can result in fines or jail time. If you have been charged with boating under the influence, it is recommended that you retain an attorney […]


What Restrictions Can You Incur With a Pending DUI Charge?

In the United State’s legal system, a defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty. But when charged with driving under the influence (DUI), you’ll face restrictions even before a conviction. Convictions can result in fines and jail time. Acquiring strong legal help before you move forward in the DUI process will only help strengthen your […]

Commercial Drivers and Truckers DWI

Can I Get a Commercial Driver’s License With a DUI in Washington State?

Motorists convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in Washington State may face fines and jail time. For drivers who planned to pursue a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or already have one, your DUI has jeopardized your status and possibly your ability to keep that particular license. If the state revokes your CDL, your livelihood […]

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